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Frank A. May


Glastonbury, CT





Attorney Frank May concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Law, Probate/Trust Administration, Special Needs Planning for family members and individuals and litigation. He is also knowledgeable in tax law as it relates to these areas of practice. Attorney May typically advises and counsels clients and families in preparing estate plans, wills, trusts (revocable, living, irrevocable, testamentary, special needs), Medicaid applications, powers of attorney, healthcare agent appointments and similar documents necessary to accomplish the goals of his clients. He also represents individuals, fiduciaries (executors, administrators, trustees, conservators) and other entities in Probate Court, administers estates, identifies and collects assets, resolves and pays claims of creditors and taxes against estates, so that probate assets can be safely and appropriately distributed to heirs, beneficiaries and other claimants. When disputes arise and cannot be resolved informally, Attorney May represents parties in litigation in the Probate Court, in the Superior Court and Appellate courts.

Areas Of Practice

  • Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Appointments)
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Disability and Special Needs Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: High Honors
  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • LL.M. - 2017
    • Major: Estate Planning
    • Major: Elder Law
  • University of Rhode Island
    • B.S. - 1970
    • Honors: Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi (All areas of study)
    • Major: Electrical Engineering

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estates and Probate Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section – Executive Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section – Executive Committee
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • American Bar Association