Real Estate Market Update from a Friend of the Firm.

Market Reports by county (PDF): Fairfield County | Hartford County | Litchfield County | Middlesex County | New Haven County | New London County | Tolland County | Windham County | Putnam County | Westchester County MARKETWATCH – MARCH 2016 … Continued

Do you really know what your auto insurance covers?

Most of the time, auto insurance is fairly straightforward. You’re typically covered for damage to your own car, and for damage you might do to other cars or property. You’re covered for injuries to yourself or others in an accident, … Continued

The Durable Power of Attorney

For most people, the durable power of attorney is the most important estate planning instrument available — even more useful than a will. A power of attorney allows a person you appoint — your “attorney-in-fact” or “agent” — to act … Continued

Social Security Seminar

Thank you to Steven M. Calandra, Vice President of Nationwide Retirement Institute for a very educational presentation today regarding the various options available for couples to maximize their Social Security benefits.

Understanding the Differences Between a Will and a Trust

Everyone has heard the terms “will” and “trust,” but not everyone knows the differences between the two. Both are useful estate planning devices that serve different purposes, and both can work together to create a complete estate plan. One main … Continued

Gifts to Grandchildren: 529 Accounts

This type of account, named for Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, enables you to reduce your taxable estate while earmarking funds for the higher education of a grandchild (or any other family member). Funds contributed to such accounts … Continued

New 5 Star Review – Extremely knowledgeable

Extremely knowledgeable My family and I have been dealing with Attorney Scalise for years. He is extremely knowledgeable, helpful and professional. He is very easy to talk to and work with. He and his staff have always responded very quickly … Continued

Planning for a Child with Special Needs

Americans are living longer than they did in years past, including those with disabilities. According to one count, 730,000 people with developmental disabilities living with caregivers who are 60 or older. This figure does not include adult children with other … Continued