Estate planning 

The proper estate plan provides legal solutions that anticipate life's most challenging circumstances, no matter what your age or family structure.  We will carefully consider your unique family and financial circumstances to help you plan for the possibility of incapacity as well as the distribution of your assets. Having your estate plan in place provides you with the peace of mind that your personal and family legacy will live on even after you are gone. 


Connecticut's probate courts oversee the distribution of property in decedents' estates. In assisting with the probate process, our firm aims to lighten the load and ease the pain for clients who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Attorney Spain has appeared in the Probate Courts across the state in estate settlement and other probate matters involving property, children, seniors, and vulnerable persons

Education Law  

A former Impartial Hearing Officer for the Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, Attorney Spain has presided over special education and expulsion hearings across the state. She is certified as a public school administrator (092) and teacher, and has completed the coursework for the Superintendency Certificate (093). Catherine Spain, LLC  ably represents school districts and students and families in school law matters.