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What is an attorney and what is a guardian ad litem?

There is often confusion in probate courts between attorneys' roles and a guardian ad litem. Connecticut's probate courts try to make their processes as accessible as possible, but there are limited opportunities for courts to help people find legal representation.

When there's a will, there's less confusion in estate planning

People who are committed to their family, friends and causes will take time as early as necessary to see that their estate is disbursed to beneficiaries with clarity and finality after they're gone. Last wills and testaments join trust documents and other records of assets to create Connecticut's legal framework for estate planning.

Can you challenge a will that you don't like?

You get a copy of your parents' will in the mail, after they pass away, and you simply do not like it. Some of the provisions do not sit well with you. Maybe it instructs you and your siblings to sell the house and divide the profits, when you wanted to keep the house. Maybe it gives money to a sibling that you know will simply waste that money, or perhaps it does not leave you as much as you expected.

Probate courts serve the basic legal needs of Connecticutians

Many people are concerned about the security and future of someone in their lives who may not be able to manage his or her own affairs. Connecticut has thousands of families with members who must be specially designated by law as another person's charge.

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25 Field Point RD
Greenwich, CT 06830

Phone: 203-661-5222 CT
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White Plains Office
1 North Lexington Avenue
Suite 701
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-397-2400 NY
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2317 Montauk Highway
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Phone: 203-661-5222 CT
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500 Fifth Avenue South
Suite 526
Naples, FL 34102

Phone: 239-302-2768
Fax: 239-325-1813
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