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Last week I posted a video about the Homestead Exemption. Afterwards, lots of folks asked me if they qualify for it. In order to determine that, you first have to calculate your home equity. But how do you do that? It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Determine your home’s value; 2. Add up...
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As of October 1st, the Connecticut Homestead Exemption goes from $75,000 to $250,000. This is the most significant change in the bankruptcy laws for decades! Watch the video below to learn more. In addition, Public Act 21-161 also increases the Connecticut Vehicle Exemption and creates a new exemption for the cash value of life insurance...
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House Bill No. 6466   Public Act No. 21-161     AN  ACT  CONCERNING  PROPERTY  THAT  IS  EXEMPT  FROM  A JUDGMENT CREDITOR. Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and  House  of  Representatives  in  General Assembly convened:   Section 1. Section 52-352b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof...
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Beginning in October, 2021, but subject to change depending upon developments in COVID-19 pandemic conditions, Family Court will begin to conduct in person certain proceedings which have to this point been conducted primarily by remote video. The precise date of commencement of these changes may vary from district to district. APPLICABLE COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS WILL...
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Constance Baker Motley was an unlikely civil rights hero. An African American who grew up near Yale University, she did not personally experience overt racism until late in high school, and as a young person she was almost totally unaware of black history. But from the late 1940s through the early 1960s, Motley played a...
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The Court’s Foreclosure Mediation Program is set up to help eligible homeowners and their lenders or mortgage servicers see whether they can reach a fair and voluntary agreement under the supervision of a neutral mediator employed by the Court. The program addresses all aspects of the foreclosure including any assistance options that may be available...
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On August 3, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new order (“CDC Order”) temporarily halting residential evictions in counties with heightened levels of COVID-19 transmission. Pursuant to the CDC Order, if an adult tenant or occupant submits a signed declaration to their landlord that meets the CDC’s criteria, a landlord is...
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By Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary order to stop evictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, this federal eviction moratorium has been extended several times, and on August 3, the CDC extended it again for counties...
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Superior Court for Family Matters Standing Orders – Management Order for Trials, Hearings, Case Dates, and Resolution Plan Dates Effective July 1, 2021 These management orders shall apply to trials, hearings, Case Dates, and Resolution Plan Dates in family matters, whether pendente lite or postjudgment, unless: (1) the requirements are waived or modified by the...
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Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19 CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has signed an extension to the eviction moratorium further preventing the eviction of tenants who are unable to make rental payments. The moratorium that was scheduled to expire on June 30, 2021 is now extended through July 31,...
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