An employee-employer relationship can be complex. On a good day, you get a sense of professional satisfaction and your boss relies on you for a job well done as you both earn good money for yourselves and families. Then, bad days happen, despite everyone’s best efforts to plan, take precautions, and just plain old […]
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Starting a Business
Perhaps the biggest decision facing a new business owner is the manner in which he intends to conduct business. The most common forms of ownership are a sole proprietorship (sometimes referred to as a d/b/a), a partnership, a corporation or a limited liability company. There are a variety of competing factors the business owner must […]
Online Data & Other Digital Property
ONLINE DATA, FINANCIAL DATA & OTHER DIGITAL PROPERTIES AFTER YOUR DEATH? What have you done to insure that your family and heirs will have knowledge of and access to your various online accounts? Does someone you trust know all of your passwords for your online accounts? With an increasing number of our important […]
What is a Will?
A will is a document meeting certain formal requirements by which an individual provides for the disposition or his or her assets after death. Who May Make a Will? In Connecticut, anyone who is at least 18 years old and of sound mind can make a will. How is a Will Made? Because […]
Is Your Will Current?
Where is your Last Will and Testament? When was the last time that you read it? Is there someone else beside yourself or your spouse who knows where to find it? If you cannot quickly answer these questions in a positive manner you may wish to take a few minutes to correct the situation. […]
Family Law FAQs
Why Should We Have a Family Lawyer? Almost every family has a family doctor, someone who can be consulted in cases of illness or other medical problems, or even for regular physical check-ups. It is just as important to have a family lawyer. The family lawyer is someone who can be consulted to meet […]
Will I lose anything if I file for bankruptcy? In almost all instances of filing a Chapter 7 petition you will be able to retain all of your personal belongings and assets, including your home, your car and all household goods. We will make every effort to protect all of your personal belongings and […]
What is Workers’ Compensation?
What is Workers’ Compensation? The Workers’ Compensation Act provides medical treatment and wage replacement benefits for employees who have been injured, disabled, or killed at work or who have become ill as a result of their jobs. Employees who have been injured or who have become ill as a result of their jobs are only […]
Your Rights When Arrested
When Are You Under Arrest? Under Connecticut law, a police officer may make an arrest without a warrant under a variety of circumstances, most notably when the arresting officer has reasonable grounds to believe that an offense has been committed, or is in the process of being committed. As a consequence, the majority of […]
What to do if you are Involved in an Aut...
If you have the misfortune of being involved in an auto accident in Connecticut, don’t make an unfortunate situation worse. Keep a cool head and remember some basic rules: Stop Never drive away from an accident, even a minor one, without stopping to see whether there are damages or injuries. Connecticut law requires this. […]