Before stating an ex-police officer's sentence, a Connecticut judge said, "You should have known better." The former Windsor Locks officer now faces five years and four months in prison, a short sentence for his crime: He hit and killed a 15-year old bicyclist after deciding to drive drunk.
Have you seen the proposal by the mayor of New Britain? He wants to fine students who skip class $75 per day.
Child support in Connecticut is determined by the Child Support Guidelines. The relevant numbers are plugged into a child support worksheet. Then, depending on the number of minor children, a child support number is derived. This number is presumed to be correct. As a result, child support can be determined rather easily in most cases. There are, however, limited circumstances in which the child support awarded can be adjusted, up or down, if specified "deviation criteria" are met.
Connecticut has seen its fair share of ATV accidents in the last few months. Two Connecticut teens were seriously injured and another killed in two separate July accidents. None of the teens was wearing a helmet or protective padding at the time of the ATV crashes.
A Parenting Plan is a document that sets forth the parent's rights and responsibilities concerning their child.
A bitter, former partner posted three fake online reviews. Of course, all posts were negative. Jury awarded $150,000 in punitive damages.
Have you heard about divorce insurance? Apparently, it is a form of casualty insurance - the insurance is designed to cover the financial loss resulting from a divorce.
This blog is about appealing a DCF Substantiation and/or a Central Registry decision. It does not pertain to appealing DCF orders, which were entered in the Juvenile Court.
Lawyers for Charla Nash have filed for permission to sue the State of Connecticut. They argue that that Department of Environmental Protection failed to exercise their authority to seize the chimp.
You were in a serious accident and your car was damaged. It has been repaired, but it is no longer as valuable as it once was. Can you recover compensation for the difference between the resale value of your car before the accident and after it?
Here are a few thoughts about dealing with an insurance adjuster if you have a personal injury case:
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Last week was the fourth anniversary of the toughening of Connecticut's teen driving laws. And, looking at the statistics, it appears the stricter laws have worked to reduce fatal car accidents caused by teenage drivers.
I want sole custody! I want full custody! How many times have I heard this?
New blood tests are becoming available that can determine paternity as early as the eight week of pregnancy.