Firm Overview


Experienced Lawyer Serving Stamford, Fairfield County, and the Surrounding Areas

When you are dealing with a legal issue, it is vital to select the right attorney to help you find a favorable solution. You need a lawyer who understands the law and is committed to providing your case the personal attention you deserve. I am Douglas J. Wells, a skilled attorney based in Greenwich, Connecticut. With more than 35 years of legal experience, I am committed to helping you and your family cope with whatever legal challenges you may be facing.

As a well-rounded lawyer, I am equipped to handle cases in other areas of the law as well. I can help you protect your assets and provide for your family's future with comprehensive estate planning services, including the creation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and other tools. If you are looking to buy or sell or a home, you can rely on my experience in real estate law to facilitate an efficient transaction, while protecting your rights in the process. When you work with me, I pledge to listen carefully to your goals and objectives and to provide top-quality legal representation no matter how difficult your situation may seem.

Creative Solutions for Divorce and Family Law Concerns

Throughout my career, I have seen too many families torn apart due to a nasty divorce or damaging child custody battle. The end of marriage or a disagreement over how to raise your children does not need to be hostile and bitter. In my practice, I personally handle every case, treating each one with the intention of fully understanding the unique circumstances involved. I am prepared to assist you and your spouse reach a workable divorce settlement through mediation and cooperative negotiation. A negotiated agreement is almost always more stable and customized than one ordered by the court and I am proud to have helped many families along that path.

In addition, I have vast experience in assisting couples with developing sound prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Advance planning can provide an increased level of security for any marriage, especially remarriages, and those involving children from a previous relationship.

Responsible Legal Counsel for Connecticut Criminal Defense

A criminal conviction, no matter how minor it may seem at the time, can impact your future and the stability of your family. Simply being accused of a crime can lead to difficulties maintaining employment, attending school, or providing for your children. In my extensive career, I have helped hundreds of adult and juvenile clients work through a wide variety of criminal charges. My experience as a former prosecutor and intimate familiarity with the law qualifies me to represent you in matters related to driving while intoxicated (DWI), traffic violationsdomestic violence, drug possession, and many others. I am prepared to investigate the circumstances of your arrest and will work with you in finding a solution that minimizes the negative effect on your life.

To learn more, please contact my office. I invite you to schedule a confidential introductory consultation so that we can discuss your case and explore your available options. Call 203-622-4455 today. I am proud to serve the legal needs of individuals and families in and around Fairfield County, Connecticut.