For more than 100 years, Cummings & Lockwood's commitment to professional excellence, partner-level attention and responsive client service have made this preeminent law firm the firm of choice for clients who depend on top quality legal representation to meet their complex personal and business needs. We combine the best talent, the latest technology, outstanding service and competitive fees to deliver exceptional value and legal work. As a result, we continue to earn the confidence, trust and respect of our clients, who include many of the nation’s most well-known individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions and charitable organizations.

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Cummings & Lockwood Successfully Represents 9/11 Widow in Connecticut Supreme Court

April 16, 2019

News & Press Releases

Cummings & Lockwood LLC attorneys convinced the Connecticut Supreme Court to dismiss Probate Court proceedings restricting our client’s use of funds that had been awarded to her by the September 11th Victim’s Compensation fund for the support of her minor child upon the death of her husband in the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

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Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Represent Owner in One of the Largest Commercial Lease Transactions in Fairfield County Over the Last 25 Years

March 21, 2019

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Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that it has assisted its client, George Comfort & Sons, Inc., in closing a major global headquarters lease at the former UBS site at 677 Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Client Alert - Connecticut's Changes to Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions - Confirmed!

March 12, 2019

Alerts & Updates

In 2019, the Connecticut exemption amount from estate and gift tax has been increased from its prior level of $2,600,000 per individual to $3,600,000.  As we have reported, there has been some confusion as to what is to occur in 2020 and future years because in May of 2018, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut legislature enacted two different bills with respect to the Connecticut estate and gift tax.

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Sick of Paying State Income Taxes?

March 25, 2019

Every year as clients file their income tax returns, we field questions about how to be considered a resident of another state (often a state with no state income tax) to reduce or eliminate state income taxes. 

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Digital Assets

Digital assets include photos and videos to music, whether on devices or in the cloud, as well as email accounts, social networking accounts, internet domain names, blogs, online gaming items, and client lists and other electronic files

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