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Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
  2. Estate Planning: 50%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Stephen J Spano

    I endorse this lawyer. Hy and I have worked together on a number of matters. I have great respect for his intellect and creativity.


    Stephen Spano Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Howard Todd Whatley

    I endorse this lawyer. Hy Darling is respected by elder law attorneys throughout the country. Hy has helped me with issues and questions I have had over the years. Hy is one of the good guys and a caring and effective attorney.


    Howard Whatley Medicaid & Medicare Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bacon & Wilson, PC

33 State St
Springfield, MA, 01103-2003


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Annual Award for Volunteer ServicesAmerican Cancer Society2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trust OfficerSecurity National Bank1977 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysBoard Member2009 - Present
Hampden County Estate Planning CouncilSecretary2002 - 2004
Hampden County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee1999 - 2002
Hampden County Bar AssociationPast President1998 - 1998
Hampden County Bar Association, Probate Bench Bar CommitteeFormer Chair1990 - 1991
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Boston UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
10th Annual Elder and Disability Law Conference 2008 ,Lecture2008
LectureAsset Protection & Tax Issues ,2007
LectureEstate Planning Primer2007
LectureEstate Planning and Preserving Assets from Taxes and Long Term Care,2007
LecturePreparing the Basic Estate Plan2007