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Estate Planning Myth: I’m Too Young for Estate Planning

When should you start planning for your death or final illness? Do you need to have a substantial estate, or could you start sooner? Is it an estate planning myth that you can be too young for estate planning? Here is how young people, couples, and f… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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The Bank Says I Have To Sign a Reaffirmation Agreement to Keep My House or Car After Bankruptcy. Do I?

After you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your bank or mortgage company may ask you to sign a reaffirmation agreement to keep your house or car. Since bankruptcy is designed to free you from debt and stop collections efforts, these calls from creditors… Read More
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How to Start an LLC in Connecticut

Are you interested in starting a business? Have you chosen Connecticut as your home base? If you are ready to take the next step in business ownership, you will need a guide to show you how to start an LLC in Connecticut, and to point out and protect… Read More
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Categories: Business Law
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Estate Planning Myth: My Spouse Will Get Everything So There’s No Need for an Estate Plan

Many married Connecticut residents expect that their spouse will inherit most, if not all their assets after their death. They believe there is no need for an estate plan because Connecticut law will provide for the surviving spouse anyway. This comm… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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Connecticut Estate Planning Checklist

You may have a vague plan for what you want your family’s future to look like and how you would like to be treated in your final days. But if you are ready to turn those general impressions into a concrete estate plan, you may want to work through… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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Connecticut Homestead Exemption

A bankruptcy does not mean you have to lose your house. In fact, filing for bankruptcy may help you save it. In the last few years, changes to the Connecticut homestead exemption have helped borrowers protect more of the equity in their homes, vehicl… Read More
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Choosing the Right Business Structure: LLC, Corporation, or Partnership?

Choosing the right business structure for your new venture is a crucial step in getting started off right. Your business’s legal structure can affect everything from your liability as a business owner to how your taxes are filed. If you are trying… Read More
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Categories: Business Law
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Why Collaborative Divorce is Best for Your Children

Many parents worry that getting a divorce will hurt their children. Historically, and even today, many couples stayed together when they shouldn’t because they believed it was “better for the children.” In fact, in many cases, collaborative div… Read More
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Categories: Collaborative, Divorce
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Alimony, Child Support and Bankruptcy

After a divorce or child custody battle, the loss of a second income and increased personal and legal expenses can sometimes send you into bankruptcy. In other cases, domestic support obligations can linger years after changes to your employment or f… Read More
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How To Handle Hidden Assets and Other Forms of Financial Deception During Divorce

In many marriages, one spouse handles the family finances. This can cause you to have an unclear understanding of your family’s financial situation when it is time for divorce. In some high-conflict cases, this one-sided understanding can be manipu… Read More
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Categories: Divorce