4 Ways To Fight A Conservatorship In Connecticut

Conservatorships deprive folks of their liberty. The right to choose where you live? Gone. The right to make medical decisions on your own? Gone. The right to bear arms? Gone. The right to vote? Gone. Here are 4 ways to fight a conservatorship in Connecticut:

On CT Probate Court Reform and Taxing Legal Services

By Ryan McKeen I love those new light bulbs, you know, the spiral kind.  Their packaging tells me that I can save $120 a year or something if I replace my old fashioned light bulbs. Having changed out my bulbs – they’re not kidding, I do save money on my monthly electric bill. The problem … Read more

Avoiding a conservatorship

Rick Green wrote this article about how ugly a conservatorship proceeding can turn in Connecticut. I’ve represented people who have been involved in very difficult conservatorship proceedings that end up being a drain on not only their finances but their dignity. Contested conservatorship proceedings can be ugly for all involved. The unfortunate thing is that often times contested … Read more

Shining A Light On Connecticut’s Probate Courts

Rick Green is at it again, as he should be: I think we need to shine a bright, glaring light on the often-obscure world of probate court in Connecticut. We need to ask why life-changing legal decisions are still made in courts where 40 percent of the judges aren’t even lawyers. We need to ask … Read more

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Why I don’t get clients from my blog. This blog is for you, the Slovakian guy, logging into this site at 3 a.m. eastern standard time, and reading about John Trautwein.

What Is A Conservator and What Does A Conservator Do?

I hear and read a lot about conservatorships in Connecticut. What is a conservator? What does a conservator do? In Connecticut, a proposed conserved person is required by statute to receive a notice of the possible consequences of a conservatorship. The notice offers a good general explaination of what a conservatorship is, your rights in a conservatorship … Read more

Avoiding a Conservatorship in Connecticut

Rick Green wrote this article about how ugly a conservatorship proceeding can turn in Connecticut. I’ve represented people who have been involved in very difficult conservatorship proceedings that end up being a drain on not only their finances but their dignity. Contested conservatorship proceedings are often harder fought than Hillary v. Obama. They’re ugly for all … Read more