Connolly Law is committed to providing highly skilled legal services in all matters relating to estates, trusts, and capacity law.

Whether you are an individual seeking creative estate planning solutions, an executor requiring advice about how best to administer an estate, or a beneficiary looking to be guided through the complex waters of estate litigation, we at Connolly Law are here to provide you with sound, knowledgeable, and practical advice.

Connolly Law is here to serve clients from all segments of the community, including individuals, trust companies, government agencies, insurers, and charitable institutions. Every legal strategy is individualized and aimed at fulfilling the needs of each specific client.

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Insurance Designations
  • Charitable Planned Giving
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Domestic Contracts and Cohabitation Agreements
  • Henson Trusts and Planning for Disabled Beneficiaries (including Guardianship Applications)
  • Reviews of Existing Estate Plans
  • Tax Planning

Estate Administration

  • Obtaining probate
  • Reviewing and interpreting a will or trust
  • Listing and dealing with assets
  • Advertising for creditors and settling debts
  • Initiating claims on behalf of an estate
  • Defending claims against an estate
  • Preparing estate accounts and, where necessary, bringing an application to pass accounts
  • Preparing releases and distributing assets to beneficiaries

Estate Litigation

  • Will Challenges
  • Will and Trust Interpretations
  • Contested Passing of Accounts
  • Trust Claims (i.e. constructive and resulting trusts)
  • Joint Asset Disputes
  • Contentious Estate Administrations
  • Dependant Support Claims
  • Quantum Meruit Claims
  • Guardianship and Attorneyship Disputes