Shea & Shea

Firm Overview

If you need an estate, tax or probate attorney, then call Shea & Shea - Tax Attorneys and Probate Estate Attorneys.
Main Office
191 Post Road West
Westport  CT  06880
  • (203) 259-7522
  • (203) 259-0864


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

Office Information

Office Hours
Mon. — Fri. 9:00 to 6:00
Office Manager
Yes, Leslie
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken

Other Offices

Shea & Shea
500 Bridge Street
Groton,  CT  06340
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?


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?


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?


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

Sometimes yes and sometimes no. Depends on the case

Jerry Shea

Established in 1966
  • Bar Number: 303787
    Connecticut , 1985

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