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Frank A May

Estate planning Attorney at Glastonbury, CT

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  • Licensed for 48 years
    State CT
    Acquired 1975
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Frank

Learn Frank’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    25%
    Planning how a family's financial assets will be managed and distributed after death or when alive but disabled,. Protecting assets for benefit of spouses, disabled, impaired and minor family members. Creating wills, trusts, powers of attorney.

  2. Probate
    25%
    Probate Courts oversee and direct your financial assets after your death - to family, friends, charities and trusts; and resolves disputes over wills, and trusts - validity, interpretation and effects. The Court oversees conservators.

  3. Trusts
    20%
    Trusts can provide asset protection, qualification for government benefits, control and distribution of financial assets after death or incapacity, management of assets for spouses and minor or impaired family members, flexible financial solutions.

  4. Wills and living wills
    20%
    Wills direct a person's financial assets to others after death. Living wills state your goals, desires and limitations for medical treatment , or non-treatment, when you are no longer able to make medical decisions yourself.

  5. Elder law
    10%
    Counseling older persons, persons with special needs, and their representatives in the legal aspects of health and long-term care planning, public benefits, legal capacity, and surrogate decision making help. Asset planning for older persons.

ATTORNEY MAY HAS BEEN PRACTICING LAW FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS, REPRESENTING CLIENTS IN VARIOUS CAPACITIES - PLANNING, RESPONDING TO CRISES, RESOLVING DISAGREEMENTS AND APPEARING IN COURTS WHEN NECESSARY. HE IS WELL RESPECTED IN THE LEGAL COMMUNITY AND TOP RATED BY ATTORNEY PEER REVIEW ENTITIES.

Attorney Frank May concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney) Probate/Trust Administration and litigation, Special Needs Planning for family members and individuals, Elder Law, Medicaid Law. He is also knowledgeable in tax law as it relates to these areas of practice. Attorney May typically advises and counsels clients and families in preparing estate plans, wills, trusts (revocable, living, irrevocable, testamentary, special needs), Medicaid applications, Powers of Attorney, healthcare agent appointments and similar documents necessary to accomplish the planning goals of his clients. He also represents individuals, fiduciaries (executors, administrators, trustees, conservators) and other entities in Probate Court, administers estates, identifies and collects assets, resolves and pays claims of creditors and taxes against estates, so that probate assets can be safely and appropriately distributed to heirs, beneficiaries and other claimants. When disputes arise and cannot be resolved informally, Attorney May represents parties in litigation in the Probate Court, in the Superior Court and in Appellate courts.

Location

Brow, Paindiris & Scott, LLP
BPS Lawers
BPS Lawers
42 High Street
East Hampton, CT, 06424
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Posted by Kermit | January 26, 2024
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Frank was responsible for creating a trust for me. Frank took the time to explain every part of the process. He was enjoyable to work with and made sure every part of the process was covered in detail. I highly recommend attorney Frank May!

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-425 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP
  • 2017 - Present

Education

  • Western New England School of Law
  • LLM Estate Planning and Elder Law
  • 2017
  • University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • University of Rhode Island
  • B.S.E.E - Electrical Engineering
  • 1970

Associations

  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Connecticut Chapter of National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Litigation and Public Policy Committees
  • 2015 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Estate and Probate Section
  • 2006 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Litigation Section - Executive Committee
  • 2005 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Elder Law Section
  • 2000 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Section - Executive Committee
  • 1985 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Standing Committee on Professional Ethics
  • 2002 - 2023
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2024
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2023
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
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Glastonbury Estate planning Lawyer Frank A May
Frank A May
Estate planning Attorney
Glastonbury, CT
Licensed for 48 years
Free Consultation
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