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In this video, David T. Martin, a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood’s Litigation Group, discusses domicile audits and appeals. Connecticut and other states continue to aggressively audit income and estate tax returns, claiming that individuals are domiciled in such state. (8:34)
In this video, Michael P. Kaelin, a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood’s Litigation Group, discusses the nature of a Will contest and how there has been a significant rise in Probate litigation in Connecticut. He reviews when a Will and other estate planning documents and structures can be contested and whether such claims might be successful. (22:25)
In this video, Daniel G. Johnson, a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group, discusses planning for a step up in basis in a high exemption environment. (27:55)
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce all of the Firm’s six offices in Connecticut and Florida have been recognized in their metropolitan areas and main practice areas as among the "Best Law Firms in 2020” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
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Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that eight attorneys have been selected to the 2019 New England Super Lawyers list and eight attorneys have been selected as Rising Stars in 2019.
Cummings & Lockwood’s Greenwich Private Clients Group held its 2019 Estate Planning Update and Reception for clients on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at the Greenwich Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut from 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
It’s increasingly easier to find information about almost anyone on the internet. Individuals in the public eye, including celebrities and the ultra-wealthy, know that whether the information is positive or negative, it’s probably out there somewhere.
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Estate planners and accountants often use the phrase “Grantor Trust.” The term Grantor Trust is a term of art used to describe the tax treatment of certain trusts under the income tax code.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 marked Cummings & Lockwood’s 110th anniversary as a firm.
Should a client create a private foundation (PF) or donor-advised fund (DAF) - or contribute directly to a public charity? The answer: it depends on the facts of each client’s situation.
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34 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys in Connecticut and Florida Named Among The Best Lawyers in America for 2020August 14, 2019
Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that 34 of its attorneys in Connecticut and Florida have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that the following eight trusts and estates attorneys in the Firm’s Naples and Bonita Springs, Florida offices have been selected Florida Super Lawyers in 2019.