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I Want a Divorce!—Now What?

Frequently Asked Questions by People Looking to get Divorced in Connecticut If you are thinking of filing for divorce (or your spouse has recently filed for divorce), you likely have numerous questions about the process and what your rights are. Below please find a collection of some of our most…

Aetna — UCR Action Memo

RE: AETNA UCR LITIGATION/ Non-Par Provider Proposed Settlement Agreement Action Required by February 26, 2014 We are contacting our clients with respect to a proposed settlement agreement that is being circulated in connection with class action lawsuits consolidated under the case caption In re Aetna UCR Litigation, pending in the United States…

Protection Offered by Non-Disclosure Agreements

Proprietary information, such as confidential business information, trade secrets, and intellectual property, may be worth millions of dollars. Public exposure or use by others may potentially dilute or destroy the value of such information. Nevertheless, at times, necessity requires businesses to reveal proprietary information to others. To ensure that the…

Employee-Created Intellectual Property

Generally, “intellectual property” is any intangible property, such as knowledge of a process, a musical composition or a trademark associated with a product. There are typically four specific areas of intellectual property: patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. Since there is not actual “physical” property to possess, laws have been…

The Federally-Insured Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage is an arrangement under which a homeowner may get a loan representing a percentage of home equity. The homeowner will not be required to make payments or repay the loan so long as she continues to reside in her home and keeps taxes and insurance current. Reverse…

Credit Repair Organizations Act to Protect the Public

Credit repair clinics generally promise consumers that they will permanently remove negative information from credit reports, for a fee. A record of bankruptcy will appear on an individual’s credit report for 10 years, which can make the promise by credit repair clinics to remove such negative information from consumer reports…