A jury is the conscience of the community. It is the most important role a citizen can play in our democracy. The power of the juror’s vote on a case is a great power. It impacts not only the parties to the case but the community. And what happens in the courtroom echoes throughout the … Read more
“Ryan, I have jury duty coming up, what will the lawyers ask me?” says a friend at a summer picnic. We just finished 3 days of jury selection on a food safety case in Hartford. The topic of jury selection is at the front of my mind. So here you go. In Connecticut we have … Read more
I’ve seen a lot of bad leases in my career. Often placing unnecessary burdens on landlords. There’s one in particular that is sold at a big box store that I see a lot. Its terms add months onto an already long eviction process. So below I am pasting a free Connecticut residential lease. It is … Read more
Good morning. It is September 1st. September is the most glorious time in Connecticut. I used to despise September as it meant going back to school. I loved and still love the freedom of summer. As an adult, I welcome the richness of September. There’s no school to go back to. The weather is warm … Read more
Yesterday, the Connecticut Judicial Branch issued layoff notices to 126 employees. These cuts are devastating to both the judicial system and to the individuals losing their jobs. Sad news all around. Our hearts go out to those impacted. On Saturday, June 4th, 2016, we’re offering a free workshop for those judicial branch employees considering opening a … Read more
Do attorneys charge fees on car accident property damage settlements? Our lawyers don’t. We believe that money needs to go to getting you a new car or fixing your old one. Contact McKeen Law Firm at (860) 471-8333
I was injured in an accident. Can their insurance company send private investigators to follow me? Yes, they can. Here are some tips in dealing with the insurance company’s goon squad.
CT has the terrible distinction of being the only State in the country that does not toll statute of limitations for minors. This is shameful. We shouldn’t lag every other state in protecting the rights of injured children. The General Assembly should pass Senate Bill 1028.
How much does it cost to file for divorce in Connecticut? Attorney Ryan McKeen answers your question.
Connecticut follows the modern view is that the gift of the engagement ring is a
conditional gift, the condition being the subsequent marriage of the parties. If the
marriage does not take place, the condition has not been met and the ring should be returned to the donor.