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  1. Elder Law: 19%
  2. Trusts: 19%
  3. Wills: 19%
  4. Tax: 19%
  5. Other: 24%
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Tinley, Renehan & Dost, LLP

134 Highland Ave.
Waterbury, CT, 06708-2770


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar Association, Estates & Probate SectionExecutive CommitteeN/A
Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law SectionExecutive CommitteeN/A
Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law SectionPast ChairmanN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellowN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mangines v. ErmischCharitable trust upheld
Bradley's Appeal from ProbateEstablished standing in appeal by foreign executor.
Groppo v. JacksRestored deduction for Conn. succession tax for mortgages pd with life insurance.
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Publication nameTitleDate
A Practical Guide to Estate Planning in ConnecticutEstate Planning for Retirement Benefits2013
A Practical Guide to Issues in Connecticut Elder LawGeneral Editor (with S. Nobleman) and Contributing Author (chapters on Medicaid Planning for Couples, Annuities, and Taxation)2012
Aspen Law & BusinessEstate Planning with Retirement Benefit Distributions2006
CBA Estates and Probate NewsletterGift Planning by Connecticut Conservators2002
The ElderLaw ReportMinimum Distribution Rules for Dummies?2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of MassachusettsN/AAB1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Housing Options for the ElderlyTax and Benefit Considerations in Connection with Life Estates and Remainders2013
2011 Federal Tax InstituteTransfer of the Principal Residence to An Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust for Medicaid Purposes2011
Connecticut Bar AssociationTestamentary Trusts, Taxes, and Title 19: The Use of Marital and Nonmarital Trusts in Planning for Long-Term-Care Costs2004
Fourth Annual New England Elder Law SymposiumBasic Tax Planning Considerations in Elder Law2001