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Jeffrey S. Rivard

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Phone: (860) 236-7673

15 Massirio Dr
Berlin, Connecticut 06037

Jeff genuinely likes meeting new people and is curious to learn all he can about you and your situation. In this process you’ll get to know him, and we are confident that you will discover he is precisely the type of person you are looking to for guidance.

Helping you create plans for a solid, secure future that ultimately give you peace of mind - this is what gives Jeff great joy.

When it comes to working with you, Jeff naturally goes the extra mile. Once, on a Saturday, he drove many miles to the home of a terminally-ill client to help her make changes to her estate plan to protect some prized real estate. The client passed away a few days later, with her wishes set in place.

Another time, Jeff uncovered a $15,000 life insurance policy that a departed client’s family didn’t know existed. It happens more than you know.

What He Does
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Probate Settlement
  • Trust Administration
  • Medicaid Planning

An accomplished public speaker, Jeff shares his knowledge and experience in the elder law field with many professional, civil and non-profit organizations.

Jeff met his wife on a blind date on a train to Salem, MA on Friday the 13th. Some say she bewitched him. They have two children and two rescue dogs. He’s active in the community and with his family as a Cub Scout Den Leader and a coach for Avon Little League. Jeff’s been to 40 of the 50 states in the US and “is bound and determined to check those other 10 states off of his bucket list.”

Other Impressive Things
  • Dual license, can also practice in New York
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Member CBA Estate and Probate Section
  • Member, CBA Elder Law Section
  • Member, CBA Business Law Section
  • President Elect, Farmington Rotary Club
  • Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 68, Farmington, CT
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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