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Helping to Navigate "Lifequakes".

In his insightful article for the New York Times, “Feeling Stuck? Five Tips for Managing Life Transitions”, Bruce Feiler describes ways in which people navigate catastrophic events in their lives. Identifying the coping skills you already… Read More
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Discharging Student Loans in Bankruptcy May Become Possible Again.

Student loans comprise a disproportionate share of our nation’s debt burden. For years, colleges and other educational institutions have made bad lending decisions. More understandably, students and their parents have made bad borrowing decisio… Read More
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Connecticut Homestead Exemption Expands!!

On July 12th, 2021 Governor Ned Lamont signed into law An Act Concerning Property That Is Exempt From A Judgement Creditor, HB 6466. The law increases Connecticut’s homestead exemption to $250,000, its motor vehicle exemption to $7,000, and cre… Read More
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Beware "One Size Fits All" Bankruptcies

If you have debt problems you probably don’t have a lot of extra cash. We get that. But it’s never a good idea to allow an advertised discount price to control your selection of a bankruptcy attorney. Think this through. Would you sign on… Read More
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Chapter 13 vs. Loan Modifications

Wondering whether to accept your bank’s proposed mortgage modification after a Covid-related forbearance? Banks usually require you to choose from several options at the end of the forbearance period….Immediately pay the deferred installm… Read More
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Now serving all of Connecticut!

We’ve always traveled to all state and federal courts in Connecticut. But with the advent of remote communications and hearings it is even easier and more convenient to represent your interests. Sign and exchange documents with a keystroke. Con… Read More
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Remote Divorce Available, Start to Finish!

Like many professionals, when the pandemic arrived we began “leaning in” to existing systems and technology to offer a safe and in many ways better and more convenient experience for our clients. We are keeping many of these changes. Remo… Read More
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Remote Bankruptcy Available, Start to Finish!

Like many professionals, when the pandemic arrived we began “leaning in” to existing systems and technology to offer a safe and in many ways better and more convenient experience for our clients. We are keeping many of these changes. Remo… Read More
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COVID-19 Update

We’ve always taken pride in responding to our clients’ needs. We adapted to the COVID-19 crisis without missing a beat. And improved. We leaned into technology we were already using. Cost effectively and conveniently. Telephone and video… Read More
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Don't Touch That 401K!

Please don’t tap your 401K or retirement savings as a last resort to pay debt. Particularly credit card debt. In thirty years of bankruptcy practice I have seen this scenario time and again. Clients come to me for help after draining their reti… Read More
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