Practice Areas


Residential Real Estate


Gagliardi, Doucette & Geraghty is one of the leading law firms for residential real estate closings in the area.  Our attorneys have significant experience assisting homeowners with the sale (including short sales) or purchase of a home and with refinancings. Our personalized service and careful hands-on approach together with our extensive professional experience distinguishes Gagliardi, Doucette and Geraghty within the local real estate community. Our firm regularly works with all of the major lending institutions in the area and is ALTA Best Practices certified and has been vetted and approved  for real estate settlement services by 3rd party risk managers for the mortgage industry.

Commercial Real Estate

With years of experience working within Connecticut’s top ranked commercial real estate law practices, and both together and opposite the state’s top firms and attorneys, our attorneys are skilled practitioners of commercial real estate law. The firm can provide comprehensive legal services to developers, lenders, builders and commercial landlords in connection with the acquisition, sale, development, financing, leasing and operation of real estate projects including, but not limited to, commercial purchase and loan closings, commercial development and construction, condominium/common interest community projects, licenses, easement agreements, development agreements, option agreements, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, leasing and landlord-tenant relations/litigation (including summary process evictions and collections), and numerous other matters related to the ownership, operation, lease, purchase, sale and development of real property.  We also have extensive experience in the area of zoning and land use and regularly represent applicants seeking discretionary approvals from government agencies and bodies in a wide variety of zoning and development issues.

General Business, Finance  & Corporate Law

Our attorneys have a wide range of experience representing small to medium sized businesses in the formation, acquisition, disposition, and operation of their businesses and related real property.   In addition, we have extensive experience representing  financial institutions as well as corporate borrowers on lending transactions and drafting and negotiating all types of loan documentation for transactions large and small.

Wills, Trusts & Estates

We advise individuals on proper estate planning tools and can handle the administration of decedents’ estates.  We believe that there is no “one size fits all” approach to estate planning and always make great effort to tailor the estate plan to the needs of the individual and provide practical solutions a reasonable cost.