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5 Common Causes of Brain Injuries

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is among the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), TBI contributes to the deaths of over 50,000 individuals each year, and more than 80,000 individuals experience the onset of a TBI-related disability. Nearly three million emergency… Read More »

What is a Civil Protection Order in Connecticut?

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When an individual is the victim of abusive conduct or harassment, they can seek a restraining order (also known as a “protective order” or “order of protection”) to help protect them from the alleged offender. Orders of protection can be important tool to help keep victims of abuse and harassment protected. However, they can… Read More »

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What Should I Know about Premises Liability?

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We all spend a fair amount of time during the week out and about. We go to work, we go shopping, we go out to eat, visit friends and neighbors, go for a walk in the park, and engage in many other activities. Sometimes, accidents occur when we are on the property of another… Read More »

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Custody and Moving Out of State: What Rights do Non-Custodial Parents Have?

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You thought your marriage would last forever. Then life kicked in. Stress, money, kids – all can dissolve a relationship. The dissolution of a marriage can take up to a year (or longer) to complete in Connecticut. A divorce can be no-fault or fault-based.  Generally speaking, most divorces are no-fault which means the marriage… Read More »

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Can I Sue a Rideshare Company (Uber or Lyft) after an Accident?

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You use the App on your smart phone to call for an Uber or Lyft ride. You want to make life a little easier and stress-free during a night out with friends but it doesn’t turn out that way.  Your driver gets into an accident and there are injuries. What are your options to… Read More »

Can Divorce Impact my Credit Score?

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Getting a divorce is a major step that will impact your life in numerous ways. You will need to figure out living arrangements, your overall income and net worth will most likely drop, and if you have children together with your spouse, you will need to figure out how you will parent them while… Read More »

2nd or 3rd DUI in CT

What Happens in CT if I Get a 2nd or 3rd DUI?

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Connecticut has some of the harshest of DUI laws in the nation. In fact, according to a 2015 study, the Constitution State is the third strictest with regards to drunk driving offenses, behind only Alaska and Arizona. Penalties for a DUI conviction in CT can include heavy fines, jail time, loss of your driving… Read More »

2nd or 3rd DUI in CT

What to Do if you are Stopped for DUI in Connecticut

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If you have been stopped for DUI in Connecticut, you could be facing heavy fines, loss of driving privileges, and even jail time. The outcome of the stop, whether or not you will be arrested for DUI, and whether you will ultimately be convicted depends largely and how you conduct yourself when you are… Read More »

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Steps to Filing a Connecticut Divorce

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In Connecticut, either spouse can file for a divorce, also known as a “dissolution of marriage”, and the process takes several months up to a year or longer to complete. The time frame to complete a divorce depends on numerous factors, such as the complexity of the issues that need to be resolved, the… Read More »

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Holidays and Visitation

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Most people look forward to the holidays. This is the season when many of us look forward to taking some days off from work and spending quality time with our family and close friends. The holidays are especially important to children, who often count down the days before their vacation starts and they are… Read More »

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