Woodbury, Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyers

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Woodbury Center, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 263-4000 175 Main St S
Woodbury Center, CT 06798
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Cornell Law School
Woodbury Center, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(203) 263-2131 40 Main St N
Woodbury Center, CT 06798
Estate Planning and Real Estate
James William Cummings
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 33 years experience
(203) 754-7779 21 Holmes Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06710
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
At your side, on your side, every step of the way Respected personal, family, business and general practice lawyer James W. Cummings stands by his clients every step of the way. The Cummings Law Firm is the optimal choice for legal representation in the greater Waterbury, Connecticut area and in Litchfield, New Haven and Fairfield counties. Experience, integrity, and community service With over 25 years of legal experience, attorney Cummings listens to your special circumstances, ensures you understand all of your options, and works tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly. A rare combination of talents James Cummingsâs...
Thomas S. Groth
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Naugatuck, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
(203) 628-2952 18 Park Pl, 1st Fl
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Administrative, Probate and Tax
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Cecilia Buck-Taylor
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New Milford, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(860) 355-9191 P.O. Box 1121
15 Bennitt Street
New Milford, CT 06776
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Elder and Family
Fordham University School of Law
The Law Offices of Cecilia Buck-Taylor, P.C. has been providing our clients with experienced legal services for over 25 years. We provide all of our clients with personalized professionalism so that we successfully represent the needs of each of our clients.
Cecilia Buck-Taylor, J.D. has been practicing law for over 25 years in the areas of Domestic & Family Law, Real Estate, Probate and Elder Law. Attorney Buck-Taylor also has many years of experience and training as a mediator and collaborator and is committed to resolving disputes outside of the court system.
Attorney Buck-Taylor is...
William F. Breg
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
41 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Attorney Breg was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and grew up in Southbury. He currently resides in Watertown and practices out of the firm’s Southbury Office. Bill Breg practices in the areas of estate planning and probate administration with experience in the local probate courts. As a professional member of PLAN of Connecticut, Attorney Breg counsels individuals with special needs and advises them about special needs trusts. Attorney Breg also practices in the area of real estate.
Bryan McEntee
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(203) 982-8396 19 Mitchell Avenue, 2nd Floor
Waterbury, CT 06710
Estate Planning, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Massachusetts School of Law
Most people come looking for an attorney when something unpleasant has happened in their lives. Attorney McEntee understands the stress that you are experiencing. If retained, Attorney McEntee will personally dedicate himself to your legal matter and work hard to obtain the most positive outcome possible so that you no longer need to worry. Hard work, dedication, results. Rest assured. If you hire Attorney McEntee, your case will be handled competently.
Anne Murdica
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(203) 805-6858 41 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Cornell University
Anne Murdica joined Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, P.C. as an Associate assisting in civil litigation and Workers’ Compensation matters. She has a background in drug and medical device product liability defense litigation, which was her primary focus while practicing law in New York City. After moving to Connecticut, her generalized practice included contract drafting, residential real estate transactions, estate planning and general litigation.
Eugene Glouzgal
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Naugatuck, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(203) 740-1400 18 Park Place
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Western Connecticut State University
Attorney Eugene Glouzgal is a Connecticut Attorney with the firm of Glouzgal Ramos Groth LLP. Attorney Glouzgal is very proud to have received his education almost entirely in Connecticut. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden and his Bachelor of Science in Justice and Law Administration from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. Attorney Glouzgal is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association including the Young Lawyers Section, a member of the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
Amy B. Smith
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(203) 805-6866 41 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Amy Smith represents individuals and legal entities in both residential and commercial real estate transactions as well as in title-related litigation matters. She also advises clients in developing effective estate plans, including traditional will and trust planning with an emphasis on appropriate federal and state estate tax considerations. Attorney Smith assists families on an array of probate and elder law issues such as long-term care planning, conservatorship, and advance medical directives. Attorney Smith represents clients and families in the Probate Courts in the administration of trusts and decedent estates, as well as contested matters such as...
Skip Rogers
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For nearly 40 years, Norman “Skip” Rogers has been helping Connecticut residents with probate, commercial and residential real estate, lending and business planning. Before starting his own law practice in New... Read More »
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Richard D Sperry
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Roxbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 48 years experience
(860) 355-3525 41 Chalybes Road
Roxbury, CT 06783-1417
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Christopher Jacques Vauthy
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Brookfield, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(203) 702-1113 Lakeview Road
Brookfield, CT 06804
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Elder
Georgetown University Law Center
Mediator and attorney with extensive experience in prenuptial, separation, divorce, custody, visitation, alimony, elder, business, estate and other family law and adult family issues. Serving mediation clients in Westchester, Putnam & Dutchess Counties in New York and Fairfield, New Haven & Litchfield Counties in Connecticut. Disputes are stressful, and it’s important to make sure you’re comfortable with whatever resolution process you choose. During our 30 minute free consultation, I can answer any questions you might have and let you get a sense of what it would be like to work together.
Lynda Lee Arnold
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New Milford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(860) 350-0055 15 S Main St
New Milford, CT 06776
Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Western New England University School of Law and Pace University
When you meet with Lynda, you’ll notice immediately her gentle approach and calm demeanor. You’re not just working with an attorney who is creating your Will, trust, or completing your Medicaid application, you’re working with a compassionate person who wants to know you and your story.

For many, estate planning and planning for long-term care can be a complicated puzzle filled with anxiety. Lynda has the acute ability to comfort those in distress and can help guide you through these rough waters if you happen to be in them.

Lynda is a member of a number of professional legal associations, including...
Andrew J Pianka
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Seymour, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(203) 463-4414 100 Bank Street
Suite 206A
Seymour, CT 06483
Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Practice Areas: Wrongful Death; Traumatic Brain Injury; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Slip and Fall Accidents, Real Estate, Probate Administration, Probate Litigation; Wills and Estates

Admitted: 1996, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1997, New York; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: Quinnipiac University, J.D. graduated Cum Laude

Member: Connecticut and New York State Bar Associations; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

Biography: Author: “The Probate Courts Power to Probe You,” The Connecticut Probate Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1.

Member: Oxford Connecticut Lions Club, 2000—present.
Daniel O Tully
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Bristol, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 32 years experience
(860) 583-1341 120 Laurel Street
Bristol, CT 06010
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Elder
Vermont Law School
Daniel O. Tully, Esq. is a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Connecticut and lectures on Elder Law, Total Care Planning, estate administration and estate planning for the elderly with long term medical needs. Attorney Tully is a former member of Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Attorney Tully is one of only three Connecticut Attorneys ever elected to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Board of Directors. He served two consecutive terms. A founding member, and former member as the National Chairman of the National Academy of Elder Law...
Joseph D. DiMauro
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Plantsville, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(888) 346-2876 937 South Main Street
Plantsville, CT 06479
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Jonathan M Victor
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Kent, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
(203) 885-0604 23 S. Main Street
Kent, CT 06757
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
Albany Law School
Jonathan M. Victor, Esq. set up the Law Office of Jonathan Victor PLLC in 2012 and expanded to Connecticut in 2014. He is your Mahopac lawyer and New Fairfield lawyer happy to help with divorce law, real estate law, civil litigation, and much more!
Kristen Wolf
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Hamden, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(203) 745-3151 3190 Whitney Avenue
Building 5, Floor 2
Hamden, CT 06518
Estate Planning, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Hamden & New Haven County, CT Attorney Kristen Wolf is a partner and owner of Wolf & Shore, LLC. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut School of Business in 2006 and her Juris Doctor degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009. While in law school, Attorney Wolf had the honor of serving as the Student Bar Association Treasurer and the Finance Committee Chair and also received several awards including Excellence in Clinical Work. Prior to opening Wolf & Shore, LLC, Attorney Wolf was a partner at a small general...
Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore
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Hamden, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(203) 745-3151 3190 Whitney Avenue, Building 5
Hamden, CT 06518
Estate Planning, Family, Juvenile and Probate
Albany Law School
Attorney Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore is a Partner and Owner of Wolf & Shore, LLC and is experienced in family law, estate planning, juvenile law, probate matters and residential closings. She was admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut in 2008. Prior to opening Wolf & Shore, LLC, Attorney Shore was a partner at a small general practice firm in Orange, Connecticut. Attorney Shore worked in the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office during law school, where she focused primarily in appellate practice and the Special Victims Unit. During college, Attorney Shore interned at a Connecticut G.A. court...
Steven Z Gu
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Stamford, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(203) 703-9776 6 Landmark Square 4th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Tax
New York University School of Law and Columbia Law School
Vasiliki Filippakos
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(203) 917-3506 34 Mill Plain Road
Suite 2E
Danbury, CT 06811
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Kevin P Chamberlin
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(203) 792-0011 40 Lake Avenue Ext.
Suite 5
Danbury, CT 06811
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Probate
Fred Baker
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 50 years experience
(203) 792-8765 24 Delay St
Danbury, CT 06810
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of Connecticut School of Law
Author: "Handbook of CT Taxes on Industry," 1970; "Manufacturers' Association of CT Trial Attorney." Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 1970-1974. Town Counsel, Town of Bridgewater, 1977-. Town Attorney, Town of New Milford, 2001-2003. President, 1976-1977 and Vice Chairman, 1978-1979, Western CT Estate and Tax Planning Council, Inc. Corporator, Union Savings Bank, 1987-. Chairman, Ability Beyond Disability, 1990-1994. President, Hanahoe Children's Clinic, 1991-2009. Trustee, 1996-2006 and President 2003-2006, Connecticut Community Foundation. Naugatuck Valley Community College Board of Trustees 2011-.2014
Andrew S. Knott
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Cheshire, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(203) 271-3031 325 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Probate
Quinnipiac College
Andrew was born and raised in Cheshire, CT. After attending college, Andrew returned back to Connecticut and studied law at Quinnipiac University. Thereafter, he came to work with his father, who was then a solo. After five years, Andrew became a partner. Knott & Knott has four lawyers. Andrew is married with one child.
John N. Massih
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Trumbull, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 880-9980 6515 Main Street
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Trumbull, CT 06611
Estate Planning
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
At Massih Law, LLC we build customized solutions for our clients estate planning needs using wills, trusts, and other personal and family protection documents. My clients include seniors, young families with minor children, parents and grandparents with special needs children of all ages, and families wishing to protect and preserve the value of their legacy. My philosophy is that all clients are unique and that the Estate Planning process should be tailored to reflect each client's goals, concerns, values and beliefs.
Jonathan A Wetmore
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Shelton, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(203) 926-1756 6 Huntington Street
Shelton, CT 06484
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Probate
Roger Williams University School of Law
Attorney Jonathan A. Wetmore earned his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law and his B.A from Marist College. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New York.

Attorney Wetmore's diverse law practice includes civil litigation, criminal and motor vehicle defense, family law, foreclosure defense, personal injury, real estate transactions and wills and probate.

In 2010, Attorney Wetmore appeared as a guest radio host on WICC-600 "Smart Money" to discuss foreclosure defense. In addition, Jonathan is a professor at Charter Oak State College and currently teaches a Real Estate Law course.
Jonathan was born...
David F Bennett
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience
(203) 797-9888 69 Kenosia Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
Estate Planning, Business, Personal Injury and Probate
George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
David F. Bennett graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in 1974; The National Law Center, The George Washington University, in 1977. From 1977 to 1979 he practiced with Pinney, Payne, Van Lenten, Burrell, Wolfe & Dillman in Danbury, CT. From 1979 to 1984 he practiced in Danbury, CT with Kelly, Drye & Warren, a New York Law firm. From 1984 to present he has had his own law office.

Since 1984, the philosophy of the Law Offices of David F. Bennett has been to represent each client with a high level of professionalism, supported by an experienced...
Attorney Vincent M Simko Jr
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Shelton, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(203) 925-1800 2 Corporate Dr Ste 234
Shelton, CT 06484-6213
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Univ. of Bridgeport School of Law
Kishore I. Kapoor
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Hamden, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 693-8055 3000 Whitney Ave, Ste 239
Hamden, CT 06518
Estate Planning
Naugatuck, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 729-8686 305 Church St
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Catholic University of America School of Law
Naugatuck, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(203) 729-5909 45 Parkman Pl
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Estate Planning
Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(866) 818-0095 60 North Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning
Shelton, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 989-0981 45 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Elder
Monroe, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 261-8531 518 Monroe Turnpike
Floor 2
Monroe, CT 06468
Estate Planning and Bankruptcy
Western New England College School of Law
Danbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(203) 546-5812 83 Wooster Heights Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Torrington, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 43 years experience
(860) 482-5000 9 Mason St
Torrington, CT 06790
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Newtown, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 34 years experience
(203) 270-8879 4 Hi Barlow Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Elder
New Milford, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(860) 354-4444 28 Park Ln
New Milford, CT 06776
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
New Milford, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 45 years experience
(860) 355-2631 51 Main St
New Milford, CT 06776
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Tax
Cheshire Village, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 50 years experience
(203) 272-2927 315 Highland Ave
Cheshire Village, CT 06410
Estate Planning and Tax
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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.