Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 30, 2009
Divorce can be a difficult and painful experience when it involves disputes over custody and visitaiton over the children. As parents try hard to protect their children, such court battles often cause serious harm to those children.
Parents who are engaged in the divorce process should take a few moments to view the [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 29, 2009
Effective January 1, 2010, The Honorable Lynda B. Munro, Chief Administrative Judge of the Family Division has issued the following standing order:
All information required on Judicial Branch Superior Court Family and Family Support Magistrate Court forms that constitutes personally identifying information as defined by Connecticut Practice Book section 4-7(a) is deemed by this order to [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 22, 2009
Cudos to Connecticut’s Statewide Legal Services and its new partner, the Connecticut Bar Association’s Committee on Paralegals. The two legal groups have joined forces to start the new SLS Pardon Assistance Program.
The premise of the program is that people often make one mistake that leaves them with a criminal record and then [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 19, 2009
On Thursday, a Connecticut legislative committee reopened the issue of whether or not to allow the sale of alcohol in package stores and supermarkets on Sundays. The decision would be based upon supposed tax revenue the State believes it would collect — some $7.5 to $8 million is the projection. However, the Connecticut [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 16, 2009
The December 14, 2009 issue of the Connecticut Law Tribune featured an article written by veteran reporter, Douglas S. Malan focusing on what the legal community has seen since same-sex marriage was legalized in Connecticut in November, 2008. The article includes interviews with several lawyers who work with the gay and lesbian community [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 7, 2009
Stamford State’s Attorney David Cohen announced today that no criminal charges will be filed against the owner of the chimpanzee that attacked Charla Nash in February.
The Hartford Courant quoted Cohen as saying:
“To be found to have acted recklessly under our statutes, the state would have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the person was [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | December 4, 2009
You work hard your entire life and hopefully, in the process, you acquire some assets. Bank accounts, real estate, tangible personal property, collectibles, stocks, bonds and family heirlooms come to mind.
To paraphrase an old saying, the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Given that death is inevitable (much as [...]