Over the last few years, studies have underlined the dangers that drivers face on Connecticut's roads.
I recently posted a blog on the differences between a same sex divorce in Connecticut and a "traditional divorce." These differences result because same sex marriage is not recognized at the federal level. This includes federal tax treatment.
A study by the National Academy of Sciences recently found that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) does not have the expertise to properly examine and monitor vehicles with advanced electronics.
In November 2008, Connecticut legalized same sex marriage. So, now that Connecticut recognizes same marriages how are same sex divorces handled?
In Connecticut, parents involved in a divorce or initial custody action must complete a Parenting Education Program if the case involves children under age 18.
On Sunday afternoon, an operator was killed in a Bridgeport construction accident while grading a slope with a mini-excavator. The man was working on a hill when the excavator rolled backwards, ejecting the operator and then trapping him against a house.
Just read a great article setting forth a list of "rules" of how children of divorced parents want to be treated and how they expect their parents to behave. The list was complied by a group of children ages 10 - 12 when they were asked to create a set of rules that they wish their parents would follow to ease post divorce stress.
A recent article by msnbc.com questions whether ignition interlock devices should be required on all vehicles, not just on the vehicles of people convicted of drunk driving. The debate centers around whether preventing the risk of Connecticut drunk driving accidents outweighs the personal liberty involved in choosing to drive after drinking "just a few."
According to Connecticut State police, there were 268 reported Connecticut car accidents during New Year's weekend. This number is a 25 percent increase from last year, which saw 214 accidents. Furthermore, unlike last year, there was one fatal car accident - a man and woman from Rhode Island were killed in an I-95 accident.
I frequently hear: "It was mine before the marriage. Can he/she get it?"