For all of life's milestones ... we can plan for that

P.O. Box 602, Simsbury, CT 06070
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Estate planning to help you live for today and prepare for tomorrow

Our Practice

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning Law  - Wills, Trusts, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney,  Appointment of Health Care Representatives 
  • Probate Estate Administration
  • Elder Law - Asset Protection Panning and Title XIX applications
  • Conservatorships of the Person and Estate
  • Involuntary Commitments for Dementia, Psychiatric or Substace Abuse Issues

Let us help

We specialize in helping families manage some of the most crucial and complicated milestones of life.  You can plan ahead for many of life's events so your loved ones don't have to.  Secure the peace of mind today that comes with knowing you have planned for tomorrow.  We will help you do both.

Attorney: Gayle M. Watterworth

Ms. Watterworth was admitted to the practice of law in Connecticut in 1988.  She maintains a membership in the Connecticut State Bar Association, and the Estate & Probate Section and the Elder Law Section of the Bar Association. She is also a memeber of the Simsbury Bar Assocaition. She practices in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, asset protection planning, conservatorships, and elder law.  


She has more than two decades of experience with roles in major law firm private practice at Murtha, Cullina in Hartford, CT and Cummings & Lockwood in Stamford, CT, and Wall Street investment banking with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.   


Gayle earned a Juris Doctorate Degree with High Honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Connecticut Journal of International Law. She  graduated from Fairfield University in 1984, where she earned a B.A., cum laude, in Art History.  


In 2017, Gayle attended the Harvard University Graduate Program in Non-Profit Management.   Prior continuing education studies included the FINRA IInstitute at Wharton. 

 

Gayle has been a long-time resident of Simsbury, CT, where she is currently a weekly activities volunteer at the McLean Home. She has previously served as a Co-leader in STEM Scouts and a volunteer chef for Church Street Eats, a local soup kitchen program in Hartford, CT.  

Paralegal: Eric Leed

Mr. Leed has worked in the legal field in various capacities and in a variety of practice areas since 1979.  He received a B.A. from Iowa State University in 1976, majoring in Political Science and minoring in English and History.  He attended the Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was named to the Law Review staff.  He earned his Juris Doctorate in 1979.  After a number of years in the legal field, he returned to school and in 2006 earned a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University in West Chester, PA.  


Eric has a broad range of of legal experience, with a significant background in legal research and writing, child legal advocacy, trusts, wills and estates, involuntary commitment proceedings, and civil and criminal litigation.  He has worked in his own solo law practice  in Iowa and worked in the Trusts and Estates department  at Stradley, Ronin, Stevens & Young, a large regional law firm in Philadelphia.