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Posted in Divorce and Family Law, Uncategorized, on June 24th, 2017

Connecticut Family Courts are faced with ensuring a child’s safety. In cases where alcohol use need to be monitored judges have used Soberlink technology. Read about how this alcohol monitoring breathalyzer and recovery management software system works in addiction treatment below.

Source: Alcohol Monitoring Breathalyzer with Recovery Software | Soberlink

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DCF’s New Strategy: Treating Children And Families In Their Own Homes

Posted in DCF in CT, on June 24th, 2017

The article below shows a change in DCF’s philosophy of removing children from their parents. Family Based Recoverry (FBR) provides services to families in their homes.

Source: DCF’s New Strategy: Treating Children And Families In Their Own Homes

DCF Permanency Plan

Posted in DCF and Juvenile Court, Uncategorized, on June 4th, 2017

A DCF Permanency Plan is filed nine months from the date of a child’s initial out of home placement. It is then filed every 12 months thereafter for as long as the child is in DCF care.

The purpose of a Permanency Plan is to make sure that the cases … Read More »

Baby in DCF Care Died After Being Given Medication: ME | NBC Connecticut

Posted in DCF in CT, on June 3rd, 2017

The Connecticut Medical Examiner’s Office released new details on the death of 15-month-old Michael Citron.

Source: Baby in DCF Care Died After Being Given Medication: ME | NBC Connecticut

Regulating Connecticut Homeschooling

Posted in Uncategorized, on June 3rd, 2017

Interesting piece in the Connecticut Law Tribune about Homeschooling.

Some detractors of home schooling believe that it hurts the child socially.

Others argue that there is no way to monitor attendance or how much time is being devoted to academics.

Educators voice concern over how “equivalent instruction” is measured.

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DCF Mandated Reporting

Posted in DCF in CT, on June 2nd, 2017

Recently read the editorial below in the Connecticut Law Tribune.

Source: News Media Should Be Helpful to DCF

Calls to the DCF Hotline continue to increase. However, does that metric mean that mandated reporters are more aware of their responsibilities to protect children?

The Choate case says no.

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Establish Paternity in Connecticut

Posted in Family Court, on May 5th, 2017

There are three ways to establish paternity in Connecticut:

1. Marital presumption. There is a presumption that the husband is the biological father of any child born during a marriage. This can be rebutted by clear and convincing evidence in court that the husband is not the child’s biological father.

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Modification of Physical Custody

Posted in Custody, on May 3rd, 2017

A Modification of Physical Custody requests that a judge change where a child lives. It is also referred to as a Modification of Residential Custody.

Modification of Physical Custody Lawyer – Fairfield and Stamford

The judge must first decide whether there has been a “substantial change in circumstances” since the … Read More »

Shared Physical Custody

Posted in Custody, Family Court, on May 3rd, 2017

Shared Physical Custody is becoming more and more common in Connecticut Family Court This is true whether the case involves unmarried parents or parents going through a divorce.

Shared Physical Custody Lawyer – Fairfield and Stamford

Physical Custody, also known as Residential Custody, is where a child lives. So in … Read More »

DDS Registry Appeal

Posted in Uncategorized, on March 3rd, 2017

A DDS Registry Appeal is an employee’s chance to clear their name. A successful appeal keeps their name of the Registry thereby allowing them to pursue employment in their chosen field.

DDS Registry Appeal Lawyer

The DDS Registry is a data base of employees who were either fired or left … Read More »