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Andrew R. Veale

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Phone: (860) 236-7673

237 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, Connecticut 06089

When you’re involved in a dispute regarding a loved one, you may feel like you are alone in the fight. You want to know you’ve got the right advocate in your corner.

Meet Andrew. Your advocate. Andrew will work for you to pursue your goals and help solve problems. He will explain and communicate complex ideas in plain English so it is easier to comprehend and digest. Ultimately, Andrew’s goal is to pave the way for shared understanding and mutually beneficial outcomes to solve a dispute – whether that is through mediation, research, legal briefs or in the courtroom.

Andrew believes the keys to advocating for you are preparation, compassion and empathy. He will immediately make you feel at ease with his caring and easy-going manner. And, you can be assured that Andrew has your best interests at top of mind.

Prior to joining Czepiga, Daly, Pope & Perri, Andrew worked in the area of civil litigation including probate matters, health care, personal injury, and medical malpractice defense. He has also done pro bono work for indigent children in juvenile matters and has represented prisoners in civil rights cases.

Aside from his life at the office and in the court room, Andrew is the quintessential Renaissance man – he cooks, enjoys a great cup of coffee, hikes, runs, and can throw a javelin (a skill he honed as a member of his college track and field team.) He also likes reading and taking on projects around the house - especially refinishing old furniture. But most of all, Andrew enjoys spending time with his family – his wife, two young daughters, and their pets (a dog and two fish!).

Notable Recent Court Decisions

  • Successfully contested a purported Last Will and Testament by demonstrating that his client’s deceased father was a victim of undue influence. The purported Will submitted to the Probate Court was denied admission and the perpetrator of undue influence was disqualified from serving in a fiduciary capacity.
  • Successfully petitioned Probate Court to appoint a third-party conservator after a five-day trial.
  • Obtained the resignation of fiduciaries in contested complex conservatorship and trust matter.
  • Successfully achieved the admission of a non-original Last Will and Testament and had clients appointed as administrators after disqualifying proposed executor.
  • Achieved remand of conservatorship decree and awarded new trial in Superior Court probate appeal. 
  • Obtained a dismissal of an involuntary conservatorship petition.
  • Assisted in defending Last Will and Testament challenged on ground of incapacity and undue influence.
  • Successfully obtained appointment of client as fiduciary for family member who was subjected to financial abuse and exploitation. 

What He Does
  • Probate litigation
  • Healthcare law
  • Fiduciary and trust litigation and disputes
  • Appellate litigation
  • Nursing home disputes and conservatorships
Other Impressive Things
  • JD, UConn School of Law
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Moot Court
  • Member, CT Bar Association, CBA Young Lawyers Section
  • CT Bar Admission, 2013
  • Bar Admission to the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2018
  • Named a Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 - 2021.
  • Board Member, ITN Central Connecticut (A non-profit providing transportation to seniors and visually challenged adults for residents in fifteen towns in Central Connecticut.)
  • Has appeared in all Connecticut courts (Probate, Superior, Appellate, and Supreme) and the United States District Court of Connecticut
Client Reviews
“I cannot find the words to thank all of you properly for your hard work and perseverance. It is a great relief to have gotten a just and proper ruling from the court. All of you have shown great professionalism and concern for the issues I brought before you.” J.G., Greensboro, GA
“All dealings have been excellent. Very professional organization. Great explanations of our options related to preparing a will. Clear, concise, great guidance and not trying to "sell us" on something we do not need. Administrative folks were super. All of our related paperwork was clearly tagged with what we needed to provide/sign/read /etc. Made things easy. Nice work.” L.G., Berlin, CT
“We loved working with your firm and really trust the advice. You have a well-deserved reputation and it was nice to check off a number of things that had been on our To-Do list. Although it's hard to make the time to take care of some of these matters, it is a great relief when you do so. I would definitely recommend your firm to anyone in need of the services that you provide.” L.M., Simsbury, CT
Everyone at the firm were consummate professionals. We felt completely comfortable with their guidance and were impressed by their compassion and commitment to us. R.H., Canton, CT
The attorney who served us was kind, thorough, and very responsive. He pointed out some issues in my mother's documents that could have been problematic down the road. After my mother passed, everything was as seamless as possible - a true gift at a time when life and death decisions were being made and emotions were overwhelming. J.B., Cromwell, CT
Great service, was on top of everything. I'm glad they were there to help us though a tough time. J.M., Farmington, CT
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