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Wiley Etter, LLC, is focused on providing high quality estate planning services. We utilize a variety of practice areas to ensure our client's are always prepared and two steps ahead. Key practice areas and speaking topics include: Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, IRA Trusts, Business Planning, Elder Law, Irrevocable Trusts, and Probate.

The fundamental pillar of Wiley Etter, LLC is that the client absolutely must come first. At Wiley Etter, LLC, we will tailor a solution to your family's specific needs and on your terms. Estate Planning should be convenient and it is our goal to make the process simple and stress free. Estate Planning done your way.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
    7 years
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
    7 years
  3. Probate: 20%
    7 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Stephen Michael Napier

    I am pleased to endorse and recommend Matt, whom I have known for many years in both a personal and professional capacity. Matt is a diligent and knowledgeable estate planner who focuses on building relationships with his clients while staying on the cutting edge of estate planning techniques.


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  • John Nosrat Massih

    Matt is an excellent attorney whom I have known for several years now. I would not hesitate to work with him on any estate planning or business matter.


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Contact info

Wiley Etter, LLC

97 Washington Ave.
Suite 2
North Haven, CT, 06473


FLMember in Good Standing201406/21/2016
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 201007/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Stars Connecticut 2016Super Lawyers2016
Rising Stars Connecticut 2015Super Lawyers2015
Rising Stars Connecticut 2014Super Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerWiley Etter, LLC2016 - Present
PrincipalWiley Law, LLC2012 - Present
Managing PartnerWiley Ganz, LLP2013 - 2014
Associate AttorneyEstate Planning Law Center, LLC2009 - 2012
Law ClerkWithers Bergman LLP2008 - 2008
Marketing InternWithers Bergman LLP2007 - 2007
Associate Financial RepresentativeNorthwestern Mutual Financial Network2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarMember2014 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association, New Haven Young Lawyers CommitteeSecretary2014 - Present
WealthCounselChairman - Connecticut Forum2013 - Present
WealthCounselHead of Connecticut Forum Document Creation Commitee2010 - Present
New Haven Bar Association Young Lawyers SectionMember2009 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
WealthCounselMember2009 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
WealthCounselVice-Chair Connecticut Forum2013 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Credit Shelter TrustLower Taxes
Estate of GSuccessively transferred assets to children
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Publication nameTitleDate
GenerationsThe Increasing Need For Special Needs Planning2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Drexel UniversityN/ABBA - Bachelor of Business Administration2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Clinging to Gold Retaining Key EmployeesRetaining Key Employees2016
Retirement Planning TodayRetirement Planning Today2015
PHCC CT MeetingInsurance and Basic Estate Planning2015
IEC: Protecting your Family Today!Estate and Business Planning2015
Estate Planning TodayEstate Planning Today2015
PHCCProtecting your Family or Your Family Business?2014
Middlesex County Adult EducationRetirement Planning Today w/ Ryan Morrissey2014
Chiro X Extravaganza 2014Financial and Legal Planning for Medical Profesionals2014
Second SaturdayEstate Planning & Divorce2013
Retirement Planning TodayRetirement Planning Today2013
Private Insurer District MeetingSpousal Access Insurance Trusts2013
Private Insurer District MeetingIntro to Buy Sell Agreements2013
Met-life Advisor EducationPlanning for Divorce2013
Making the Right Moves for the FutureMaking the Right Moves for the Future2013
Estate Planning TodayEstate Planning Today2013
CHCC November Dinner and Seminar MeetingPersonal & Business Estate Planning2013
CEMA 63rd Annual MeetingProtecting your Family or Your Family Business?2013
Advisor EduationIntro to Estate Planning2013
2014 Federated Regional Kickoff MeetingOn Target - Estate Planners and Insurance Professionals Working Together2013
Retirement Planning TodayRetirement Planning2012
Retirement Planning TodayRetirement Planning2012
RBC Advisor EducationIrrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2012
Intro to Buy Sell Agreements for Financial AdvisorsIntro to Buy Sell Agreements2012
Estate Planning TodayEstate Planning2012
Estate Planning TodayEstate Planning2012
"Supreme Court on Circuit at Wilbur Cross High School"Educating High School Students about the CT Supreme Court2012
Special Needs Planning For a Spouse With Dementia at the Atrium at Rocky HillSpecial Needs Planning For a Spouse With Dementia2011
Private SeminarSpecial Needs Planning for Advisors2011
Northstar Wealth Partners Advisor EducationEstate Tax Changes2011
Metlife Advisor EducationTo ILIT or Not to ILIT: That is the Question2011
2011 World Scholar Athlete GamesPre-College Finance2011