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Connecticut Law Protects Social Media Privacy as the New Office Water Cooler

Mark Santagata October 3, 2015 social-media-law

The National Labor Relations Board and the courts are steadily redefining social media as the new office water cooler, where employees can gather to... Read More

New Employment Laws Take Effect October 1

Mark Santagata October 1, 2015 oct-1-new-ct-employment

The latest legislative session gave rise to several interesting new employment statutes, most of which take effect on October 1. This year’s new laws... Read More

Risks faced by Commercial Property Owners

Ronald Kowalski September 2, 2015 property-owners

Commercial Property Owners take on risks When They Permit Tenants to Pursue Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeals Tenants can pursue valuation appeals Connecticut law... Read More

A Variance Can Provide Relief from Strict Zoning Regulations

Michael Cacace August 18, 2015 zoning-variance

Early on, the authors of Connecticut’s zoning laws recognized that in unique circumstances it might be unfair to apply local zoning requirements to some... Read More

CT History & Legal Ramifications of Same-Sex Ruling

Judith Ellenthal August 14, 2015 same-sex-marriage

History of Same-Sex Unions in Connecticut Connecticut became the third state, after Massachusetts and California, to have a legislative body vote in favor of... Read More

Low-interest Loans to Protect Your Home from Floods

Judith Ellenthal August 13, 2015 flood-loan

Even before Katrina, Sandy and other major weather events, FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) was hard at work on new flood protection standards.... Read More

Recent Changes to the Connecticut Child Support Guidelines

Michelle Malone August 13, 2015 family-law

The State of Connecticut issues monetary guidelines in order to assist the courts in establishing the amount of money parents are obligated to pay... Read More

5 Important Things to Do If You’re In an Auto Accident

Mark Santagata August 7, 2015 car-accident

1. Wait at the Scene for the Police Every accident claim has two components, liability (who is at fault) and damages (how much is... Read More

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