While I’ve never litigated a Connecticut child custody case (I leave that to the top Westport & Greenwich Connecticut divorce lawyers), every once in a while a national family law case catches my eye…like the current court battle over Sofia Vergara’s frozen, fertilized embryos. It’s a case that has the heads spinning of even the best divorce / family lawyers in Fairfield County Connecticut.

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If you or your family member have been the victim of a DWI / DUI / drunk driving arrest in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien or anywhere in Connecticut, then you know how stressful it is to have to deal with chasing down insurance companies, getting your car repaired, and dealing with doctors, in addition to coping with your injuries, emotional trauma and court-related stressors from being a victim of a Connecticut DUI / DWI / drunk driving arrest.

That’s why some of the top Connecticut DUI / DWI victim lawyers and attorneys offer assistance to DUI / DWI victims in both the criminal and civil courts. For more clarity on the court process, we’ve laid out 3 practice points you should know immediately after being the victim of a Connecticut DUI / DWI / drunk driving accident…

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The days of school pranks are long gone. As of 10/1, it can be a felony in Connecticut to verbally or electronically make threats in a public or private school. While you can click here to learn how to fight your Connecticut Threatening arrest, we’ve broken down the new Threatening laws for you below to give you a better understanding of the new amendments and how they affect you and your school-aged children.

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While Connecticut lawmakers are lightening (not lighting) up on some crimes – like marijuana possession – they are taking other crimes more seriously than ever, including passing new laws affecting arrests in Connecticut for Evading Responsibility, or “Hit-and-Run” as it’s more commonly known.

In many cases Hit and Run arrests are no longer misdemeanors—they’ve been elevated to felonies with greater exposure to jail time, and greater damage to your employment background checks.

Keep reading to learn more about how the new laws can impact you…

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Ask any of the best federal criminal lawyers in Connecticut who deal with FBI investigations…it is extremely unusual for the FBI to ever tip their hand by issuing a press release which reveals information about developments in their investigation prior to an indictment.

So yesterday’s stunning announcement by FBI Director James Comey that the FBI would reopen the Hillary Clinton email investigation based on the discovery of new evidence took the country by surprise…but the surprise to criminal defense lawyers was the announcement itself…

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Many of the top Greenwich, Wilton and Norwalk Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys understand that not every evading responsibility / hit and run necessarily escalates to an arrest. If you accidentally bumped or made contact with another car, or caused property damage, and then left the scene of the accident, then it’s possible you can avoid getting arrested in Connecticut for Evading Responsibility under CGS 14-224.

You just need a little finesse, need to be pro-active, and need the help of any of the best Connecticut Evading Responsibility criminal lawyers…

Many of the best Storrs and Rockville Connecticut criminal law firms frequently see teenagers and college students get arrested by UConn police for petty crimes like marijuana possession, Fake IDs, marijuana possession and alcohol distribution. It’s hard to believe that the UConn Police Department would actually waste police resources on prosecuting these “quality of life” crimes, but if you ask any top UConn criminal defense attorney, they can confirm that not only are these crimes regularly prosecuted, but they are also causing good, hard-working UConn students to get suspended and expelled.

So before going to Rockville Superior Criminal Court alone to fight your UConn arrest, check out our in-depth UConn arrest page, and then give a quick read to these 3 tips below that can hopefully help you during your UConn Police Department arrest and school discipline hearing…

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The top Stamford and Greenwich Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys always expect a spike in phone calls around Halloween time. Between the Halloween parties, mischief night, and of course, this year’s creepy “clown” scare, there’s sure to be increased vigilance, police activity and aggressive enforcement of Greenwich, Stamford and Darien Connecticut’s DUI / DWI and vandalism laws.

But what about the Connecticut crime of criminal mischief? And how can you make sure your child is not arrested in Connecticut for felony or misdemeanor criminal mischief on Halloween night?

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Many of the best criminal law firms in Stamford and Norwalk Connecticut frequently see AIC orders handed out like candy in the Connecticut Criminal courts. But what is AIC? And can someone who ordered into AIC in Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk or New Canaan Connecticut get out of it quickly?

The answer: Maybe, but it’s complicated, and it was likely avoidable if you just followed 2 pointers before you set foot in court…

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