Monthly Archives: September 2011

CHILD CUSTODY IN CONNECTICUT

Is there an age at which a child, who is the subject of a dispute, can choose the parent or other party that he/she prefers to have custody? SUMMARY A child’s preference is never the only criterion for making a … Continue reading

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Personal Injury – Motor Vehicle Accidents

 Unfortunately, most of us will experience an automobile accident at some point in our lives. When you have been involved in a car accident, knowing what you should and should not do can save you time, energy and worry.   … Continue reading

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DAMAGES IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES

In a personal injury lawsuit, an injured party (plaintiff) is entitled to recover all the damages caused by the negligent act, provided that the plaintiff establishes, by preponderance of evidence, a causal relation between the injury and the physical condition, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Prenuptial Agreements in Connecticut

By Polina Bodner Shapiro, Esq. Until recently, agreements made prior to a marriage regarding the dissolution of the marriage were disfavored in the United States and Connecticut. That changed in 1980 with the ruling of the Connecticut Supreme Court case of … Continue reading

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Adding a Loved One to Your Deed

One might think that adding a loved one’s name to their deed is a good idea.  Whether it is an elderly parent adding an adult child in an attempt to simplify the probate process or a couple in a new … Continue reading

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