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Elder Law

Assisting seniors and their families with asset protection, health care needs, Medicaid planning and applications and related estate planning needs.

Robert A Scalise Jr., ES&M Attorney Partner

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Litigation

Representing individuals in personal injury matters, motor vehicle violations and criminal matters.

Stephen L. Mangan, ES&M Attorney Partner

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Estate Planning

We're committed to ensuring you have the right healthcare and that your assets are protected.

Kristen Lynn, ES&M Attorney

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Real Estate

Assisting individuals with the purchase, sale and refinance of residential and commercial property.

Robert A Scalise Jr., ES&M Attorney Partner

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Estate Planning

Helping individuals and their families preserve and protect their assets both during life and upon death through the use of Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care documents.

Stephen L. Mangan, ES&M Attorney Partner

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Elder Law

Assisting seniors and their families with asset protection, health care needs, Medicaid planning and applications and related estate planning needs.

Kristen Lynn, ES&M Attorney

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Estate Planning

Helping individuals and their families preserve and protect their assets both during life and upon death through the use of Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care documents.

Robert A Scalise Jr., ES&M Attorney Partner

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Real Estate

Assisting individuals with the purchase, sale and refinance of residential and commercial property.

Stephen L. Mangan, ES&M Attorney Partner

News

December 11, 2019

Avoid these mistakes when setting up a trust

When setting up a revocable trust, you need to be diligent about asset transfers, beneficiary designations and funding formulas. Failure to complete certain steps can prevent the trust from acting as you intended, creating additional cost and unintended consequences for … Continued

October 25, 2019

Don’t make the mistake of not signing up for Medicare supplemental coverage

If you are turning 65 and enrolling in Medicare as a healthy senior, do you really need to sign up for Medicare’s supplemental coverage as well? Not signing up initially could be very costly down the road. With all the … Continued

October 17, 2019

Proud to support Special Olympics.

Laura has been working with therapeutic horseback riding and assisting with Special Olympics for years. Great work Laura!

October 14, 2019

Should you prepare a Medicaid application yourself, or get help?

A decision on whether to prepare and file a Medicaid application on your own or hire help depends on answers to these questions: How old is the applicant? How complicated is the applicant’s financial situation? Is the individual applying for … Continued

October 14, 2019

Coat & Toy Drive

Please support this Coat & Toy Drive. As the winter season is approaching, many are without the proper clothing to gear up for the bitter cold.Together with Central CT BNI we are also collecting new unwrapped toys this holiday season … Continued

September 17, 2019

Congratulation to David Grossmann

Congratulation to our client David Grossmann who received a first place award in the Black & White Landscape division at the Goshen Fair. David and his wife Cynthia have been clients of ESM for years. He is an avid photographer. … Continued

August 20, 2019

Liberty Bank and Simsbury Bank

We are pleased to announce that ES&M are approved attorneys to close loans for Liberty Bank and Simsbury Bank.

August 14, 2019

Connecticut Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT)

For years clients have asked us about forming asset protection trusts. We were always forced to form them in other states or even other countries. Effective January 1, 2020, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts can be formed in Connecticut. At the … Continued

August 7, 2019

Use a lawyer for Medicaid planning

Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost. However, an attorney can help you save money in the long run and make sure you’re getting … Continued

June 29, 2019

We Support…Newington Boys Tennis

Congratulations to the Newington Boys Tennis team, and our good friend Coach Don Lukowski, on a great 2019 season.

June 14, 2019

Live – Love – Laugh with Laurena

We Support Laurena McCarthy. Comedy Night and A Screening of the Hope on the Horizon Documentary The community is invited for an evening to honor Laurena McCarthy, a remarkable teacher, mentor and mother who has dedicated her life to others. … Continued

June 10, 2019

NBHS Football Golf Tournament

ES&M were glad to support New Britain High School Football at the annual golf tournament hosted by Head Coach and Super Bowl winner, Tebucky Jones. The tournament took place on Sunday, June 9th at Tunxis golf course owned by the … Continued

May 9, 2019

Law Day Ceremony

Congratulations to 2019 Law Day Award winners: Claudia Barbieri – Liberty Bell Award Joanne Lewis – Public Service Award John A. Barbieri – President’s Award Present L to R: Bill Forbes, Stephen Mangan, Rick Pentore, Joanne Lewis, John Barbieri, Claudia … Continued

April 23, 2019

When can you delay taking Medicare?

When can you delay taking Medicare? Although you’re eligible for Medicare at 65, there are circumstances in which you might not want to apply, particularly if you’re working for a larger employer or contributing to a health savings account (HSA). … Continued

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Proud to support Special Olympics.

Laura has been working with therapeutic horseback riding and assisting with Special Olympics for years. Great work Laura!

Coat & Toy Drive

Please support this Coat & Toy Drive. As the winter season is approaching, many are without the proper clothing to gear up for the bitter cold.Together with Central CT BNI we are also collecting new unwrapped toys this holiday season … Continued

We Support…Newington Boys Tennis

Congratulations to the Newington Boys Tennis team, and our good friend Coach Don Lukowski, on a great 2019 season.

Guest Posts

June 20, 2019

5 Steps to Create a Home Inventory Checklist (By Scott Humphrey, Travelers for Insurance Associates, 74 Vine St., New Britain, CT 06052)

After a fire, burglary or another event in which you lost possessions from your home, it may be difficult to remember the details of every one of the belongings that you have accumulated over the years. In this situation, having … Continued

June 13, 2019

When Does a Roth Conversion Make Sense?

If you have money in a traditional IRA, there are several instances when it might make sense to consider a Roth conversion. That’s because a Roth conversion allows you to pay tax today, locking in what you owe Uncle Sam … Continued

April 18, 2019

Client Guide to a Recession

Bill Bonk Cell: 617-834-8668 bill@producersmail.com BBIM: Bill Bonk Insurance Marketing A Producers Choice Network Affiliate

April 12, 2019

Importance of Disability Insurance

Please link to this video to see a true life story about the value of disability insurance.