Henry C. Weatherby

Top rated elder law attorney in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Weatherby & Associates, PC
Henry C. Weatherby
Weatherby & Associates, PC

Practice Areas: Elder law, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1993

Education: University of Connecticut School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

Weatherby & Associates, PC

693 Bloomfield Ave.
Suite 200
Bloomfield, CT 06002 Visit website


Devoted to making a difference in his clients’ lives, Henry C. Weatherby established the law office of Weatherby & Associates, PC, in Bloomfield, Connecticut. A Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, and Certified Employ Benefit Specialist, he proficiently handles all categories of matters that center around estate planning, probate, elder law, Medicare and Medicaid planning, Trust Administration, and Probate. 

Possessing a rare blend of exceptional technical ability and superior client service skills, Mr. Weatherby makes the process as stress-free as possible by providing clients with materials that will aid them in formulating their objectives. Creative, thorough and patient, he offers practical examples and comprehensive explanations of legal concepts to enable clients to make well-informed decisions that will ease their minds now and in the future.

After his undergraduate degree in human resource management from the State University of New York at Albany, Mr. Weatherby completed his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Connecticut School of Law. An attorney licensed to practice in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, Idaho and Massachusetts, he has been rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell to recognize his solid legal ability and high ethical standards.

Mr. Weatherby holds memberships in several organizations, including the Connecticut Bar Association, the Idaho State Bar, the Hartford County Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the WealthCounsel, the Estate and Business Planning Council of Hartford.

The former President of the Hartford Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Mr. Weatherby founded and served as the president of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Institute of Pension Administrators. A contributing editor of the Connecticut Small Business Administration’s A Legal Guide for Connecticut Entrepreneurs, he has also authored and co-authored articles on a range of topics such as estate planning, pensions, Business Succession, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Elder law, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Estate planning, Living wills, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 50% Elder law
  • 50% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 1993, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://weatherby-associates.com/attorneys/henry-c-weatherby

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, Hartford Business and Estate Planning Counsel
  • Member, Wealth Counsel
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Taxation sections, Member
  • Founder and Past President of National Institute of Pension Administrators, Connecticut Chapter
  • Member of Connecticut and Idaho Bar Associations
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Contributing Editor of A Legal Guide for Connecticut Entrepreneurs, published by the Connecticut Small Business Administration
  • When Special Needs Trusts Go Bad 
  • Using GRATs, Charitable Lead Trusts, ILITs, Split-dollar Insurance, Limited Partnerships and Private Foundations as Planning Solutions 
  • Estate Planning in the New Millennium Medicaid/Medicare – Does It Matter? 
  • Advanced Wealth Planning 
  • Estate Planning Considerations for Unmarried or Opposite Sex Cohabitants 
  • Living With Alzheimer’s Disease – Legal Issues
  • Tax Consequences of Unmarried Cohabitation 
  • Integrating Retirement Plans into the Estate Planning Process 
  • Charitable Lead Trusts 
  • Post-Mortem Trust Administration 
  • How to Save Your Home and Your Life Savings in the Event of Catastrophic Illness 
  • Estate Planning and Long-Term Care
  • Helping Families Understand Advance Directives 
  • Planning with IRAs and Qualified Plans 
  • Fundamental & Advanced Estate Planning 
  • As eldercare replaces childcare as the number one issue facing Baby Boomers, Don't Go Broke in a Nursing Home is one book you need to take back control of your life and provide excellent long-term care for your aging loved ones without them going broke in the process. Choosing the right preplanning strategy for your own long-term care needs is essential as our population ages. This book is full of creative financial strategies that you can use to protect your assets and the quality of care you recieve. In addition, you can lean about little known tax incentives available to those who plan ahead for long-terrm care., Co-Author, Don't Go Broke in a Nursing Home!, 2016
  • Overview of Entity Selection 
  • Exit Planning for Business Owners 
  • Nuts and Bolts of Trusts 
  • Estate Planning With Family Limited Partnerships 
  • Specialty Education in Advanced Estate and Business Planning
Educational Background:
  • B.S. in Human Resource Management from the State University of New York, Albany
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist
  • Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
White Papers:
  • Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans for Estate Planning Clients   

Office location for Henry C. Weatherby

693 Bloomfield Ave.
Suite 200
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Phone: 860-769-6938


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

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