Connecticut Estate Planning And Probate Attorney
James “Ted” Ryan brings more than 50 years of experience to estate planning and probate work in Connecticut. He assists clients in settling the estates of their loved ones, relieving the burdens of dealing with often confusing procedures and laws.
Regardless of the size of the estate or the complexity of the probate issues, Ted has the experience and broad legal knowledge, and provides the attentive personal service, that his clients deserve and appreciate.
Wills, Trusts, Powers Of Attorney And Estate Administration At Reasonable Costs
Legal services you can expect from Ted and his experienced Woodbury law office staff include:
- Counseling for clients to assist them in setting their affairs in order
- Crafting wills, living wills, powers of attorney, and medical directives
- Drawing probate-avoiding living trusts
- Settlement of estates through the probate court or otherwise
- Trust administration
- Correct distribution of assets, including real estate, to beneficiaries or heirs
- Preparing Connecticut estate tax returns
Estate planning is not a do-it-yourself project. Ted will work with you to understand your objectives and then express them through clear and concise documents. You can avoid the cost and delay resulting from family disagreements and the necessity of subsequent interpretation by a court.
Individuals, couples and families should regularly attend to estate planning responsibilities and update existing plans. Of special importance for parents with small children is providing for child care and support in the event of the parents’ deaths; for older people, estate planning is crucial. Often-overlooked documents include powers of attorney to deal with financial matters and instructions for medical treatment in the event of disability.
Schedule A Conversation With Ted Ryan Today
To arrange your initial consultation with real estate and estate planning attorney Ted Ryan, call Call or send an email. You can find Ted’s office directly across US Route 6 from the Woodbury Post Office. He serves Woodbury, Southbury, Heritage Village and surrounding towns.