Firm Overview

If you need an estate, tax or probate attorney, then call Shea & Shea - Tax Attorneys and Probate Estate Attorneys.

Main Office

Main
191 Post Road West

Westport CT 06880

Phone

(203) 259-7522

Fax

(203) 259-0864

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes. One hour.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes. Many estates and wills are on a fixed fee basis. Advanced planning and litigation is on an hourly or contingency (no up-front cost) basis.

Hourly Rates

$385

Office Information

Office Hours

Mon. — Fri. 9:00 to 6:00

Office Manager

Yes, Leslie

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

No

Other Offices

Shea & Shea
500 Bridge Street
Groton

Probate

Specializing in probate, tax and estate planning, including difficult cases involving families, closely held businesses and international tax issues.

Tax lawyer, probate lawyer, estate planning lawyer for tough or simple probate or tax problems with the IRS, including non-filing or offshore accounts, non-US property and the like. We help resolve family disputes and advance planning involving probate or potential probate and estate tax matters.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We allocate work to achieve the most efficient and cost effective result for the client.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

Where indicated, we use mediation. However, many times you have to be tough. Depends on the situation.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We get results at a minimal cost. We solve problems.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Great. An educated client is a happy client.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Sometimes yes and sometimes no. Depends on the case

Jerry Shea

Shea & Shea

Established in 1966

License

Bar Number: 303787
Connecticut, 1985

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