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Connecticut Property Tax Appeal Window Remains Open

Nicholas Vitti June 15, 2020

Connecticut Property Tax Appeal Window Remains Open Due to COVID-19 By Nicholas W. Vitti Jr., Esq. The window to dispute a 2019 real estate... Read More

Increase of State Conveyance Tax in Connecticut

Judith Ellenthal June 15, 2020

INCREASE OF STATE CONVEYANCE TAX IN CONNECTICUT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020 By Judith Ellenthal, Esq. If you are a seller and wish not to... Read More

Governor Issues Order to Help Residential Tenants

Mark Santagata April 17, 2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER DELAYS EVICTIONS & PROVIDES GRACE PERIOD FOR RENTERS On Friday, April 10, 2020 Governor Lamont issued his 24th Executive Order addressing the... Read More

Judith Ellenthal Presents on Advanced Custody & Support

Nicholas Vitti April 9, 2020

CTS attorney Jennifer Bardavid presented at a November 2019 Fairfield County Bar Association seminar on “Nuts and Bolts of Financial Affidavits." Ms. Bardavid is Co-chair of the FCBA's Family Law Committee.... Read More

Connecticut Municipalities To Offer 90-Day Relief to Taxpayers

Nicholas Vitti April 6, 2020

By Nicholas W. Vitti Jr., Esq. With the COVID-19 virus having major effects on residents, property owners, and the economy in Connecticut, Governor Lamont... Read More

New Document Execution Standards for COVID-19

Mark Santagata March 31, 2020

By Mark Santagata, Esq. In response to the need for social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, Executive Order 7Q issued by Governor... Read More

Check Contract Language to See if COVID-19 Excuses Performance

Mark Santagata March 23, 2020 contract-performance-covid19

By Mark Santagata, Esq. Because of the unanticipated hardships imposed on businesses and individuals by the coronavirus, parties to private contracts may be unable... Read More

How New Tax Rules for IRAs and 401(k)s Could Impact Your Estate Planning

Judith Ellenthal March 19, 2020

By Judith Ellenthal, Esq. IRAs and 401(k)s were designed as a way to save for retirement, rather than as a means of transferring wealth.... Read More

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