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Paul T. Czepiga JD, CELA, CPA, MBA
Paul T. Czepiga is a principal of CzepigaDalyPope, a law firm with a focus on estate planning, estate administration, elder law and special needs trusts. In addition to being a lawyer, Paul is also a certified public accountant and has received the designation of Certified Elder Law Attorney from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys as a result of his experience, education, and testing by the Academy (recognized by the American Bar Association but not by the Rules Committee of the Connecticut Superior Court). Paul's estate planning consists of representing a range of clients, from high net worth individuals and families who require sophisticated techniques to accomplish their objectives of reducing estate taxes and preserving wealth for future generations, to older couples of modest means whose goal is to protect their assets from having to be spent for nursing home care. Paul's general corporate practice consists of assisting his clients in the purchase or sale of a business, general contract review, commercial financing closings, entity selection and formation (LLC, LLP, Corporate form), and general business and commercial matters. Paul has published several articles on areas of his legal expertise including articles for The Connecticut CPA Quarterly, The New Britain Foundation for Public Giving, the New Britain Herald, the Citizen and the Hartford Courant newspapers, and the CSCPA Chronicle. Additionally, Paul has spoken on business and estate planing issues before the Connecticut Society for Certified Public Accountants in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 (Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection Planning, and Estate Planning), in 2001 (Generation Skipping Transfer Tax), and in 1998 and 2006 (Recent Legislative and Case Law Developments in Estate Planning); the Central Connecticut Business and Estate Planning Council in 2001 (2001 Estate Tax Repeal); New Britain Foundation for Public Giving in 2002 (Charitable Giving); The Association of Geriatric Case Managers in 2007, the International Association of Financial Planners' Connecticut Chapter in 1996 (Medicaid Eligibility Issues); the American College of Health Care Administrators in 1991 and 1992 (Nursing Home Admissions and Payment Procedures); Berlin Chamber of Commerce in 1993 (Limited Liability Companies), the Association of Long Term Care Financial Managers in 1994, 1995, and 1996 (Legal and Medicaid Issues for Nursing Homes); the Hartford Business Journal and the Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care on long term care insurance in 1996, and presented a seminar on Family Limited Partnerships at the Farmington Inn in 1996. Paul is a member of the following professional organizations: Certified Elder Law Attorney and Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAELA; Member of the Connecticut Bar Association Sections on Elder Law, Probate and Trusts, Corporations, and Taxation; Member Real Property, Probate and Trusts section of the American Bar Association; Member Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and past Chairperson of Personal Financial Planning Committee; Member Central Connecticut Business and Estate Planning Council. He is married with four children and resides in Kensington, Connecticut where he is active in civic and charitable affairs. He is a Director of the Central Connecticut Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., on the Advisory Council of the Polish American Foundation of Connecticut, Inc., past President of the Berlin YMCA (2000-2002) and Past President of the New Britain Lions Club (2002-2003).
We’re Here to Help You Protect All That You’ve Worked For
Families change. And when change comes, you want to make sure you and your family’s future will be protected. You want to know that you did all you could do.
CzepigaDalyPope will help you do just that. And we will help you reduce the stress that accompanies the financial and medical care challenges that come with change.
We’ll help you preserve your wealth. And help you put together the documents needed to do so, including your Will, power of attorney and healthcare directive.
If you’re a senior, we’ll help protect you and your money. We’ll help you get Medicaid benefits, offer guidance if you or a loved one needs nursing home care and advise you about housing options. We’ll even fight for you if you feel you’re being exploited or abused.
Probate and Estate Administration…
If you’re loved one has passed, we will make sure that their wishes are carried out the way they had intended.
Special Needs Planning…
If you are disabled or have a child with special needs, we’ll help you to maintain public benefits and create a financial plan that will create a secure future.
Let’s face it, life is complicated. We understand what’s at stake. And we are well aware of all the details that can bog you down.
That’s why we have dedicated ourselves to preserving your well-being as well as your assets.
We don’t just draft your documents. We will help you with healthcare-related decisions, advocacy services, housing matters, Social Security advice, tax planning, insurance and a whole lot more.
Doesn’t sound like a typical law firm, right? We’re anything but.
Don’t wait for a crisis to hit. Call us today.
237 Hopmeadow Street