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Process of Probating an Estate

The process of probating an estate begins with the filing of a Will and having the named fiduciary (Executor) appointed. If a person dies without a Will (Intestate), a Petition is filed asking that a fiduciary (Administrator) be appointed. A petition for probate is to...

Small Business Resources

Resources to Support Small Businesses in Connecticut Financial Assistance for Businesses • Entrepreneur Learner's Permit Program: This program allows first time businesses in certain fields to be eligible for up to $1,500 in reimbursements for start up costs. If you...

Press Release Best Lawyers in America 2018

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS TAPPER AND GANS NAMED TO “BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA” Bloomfield, Connecticut.  Attorneys Joseph M. Tapper and Jason Y. Gans of the firm Baram, Tapper & Gans, LLC in Bloomfield have been selected by their peers to be included in the recently...

Client Alert March 2018 DAB Probate

Process of Probating an Estate By Attorney David A. Baram The process of probating an estate begins with the filing of a Will and having the named fiduciary (Executor) appointed. If a person dies without a Will (Intestate), a Petition is filed asking that a fiduciary...

Bloomfield Law Day Press Release 2018

BLOOMFIELD LAW FIRM SPONSORS “BLOOMFIELD LAW DAY” – MAY 12, 2018 Bloomfield, Connecticut. Baram, Tapper & Gans, LLC, 3 Regency Drive, Bloomfield, announced that on Saturday, May 12, 2018, it is sponsoring "Bloomfield Law Day" between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at...

Filing For A Green Card Based On Marriage To A U.S. Citizen

The procedure for filing for a green card (lawful permanent residence) has significantly changed in the last year. All the applications are sent indirectly to the National Customer Service Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Along with each application for adjustment of...

So You’ve Been Fired. Do You Have A Case?

Most of the time, firing comes unexpectedly. A terminated employee can become quickly burdened with many important questions and concerns: how to file for unemployment, find a new job, and to be able to pay the bills on time. However, it is also necessary to stop for...

Leaves Of Absense And Time Off: Federal And Connecticut Law

Both federal and Connecticut statutes provide for mandatory leaves of absences in certain situations. The statutes require the employers to keep the employee’s job open during the leave and, in certain cases, to continue the employee’s health coverage. The most-known...

Title Insurance Policies: What They Are and Recent Changes

Purpose of Title Insurance: Everyone who purchases a single family home, and who finances it through a mortgage loan, knows that the lending institution will require a Title Insurance Policy. The purpose of Title Insurance is to protect the bank against claims that...

Termination of Employment – Severance Agreement

When an individual is terminated from employment, any Severance Agreement and Release offered by the employer in exchange for a severance compensation package, must be carefully reviewed by the employee’s legal counsel. Once the Severance Agreement is signed by the...

Conservation Easements

The subdivision of land into multiple parcels to create a proposed development is subject to municipal regulations that govern such actions. Section 8-25 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended, allows towns to enact comprehensive regulations that address an...

Starting Your Own Business

At one time or another, most people have dreamed of being their own boss, running their own business. Connecticut has been a hotbed of that kind of thinking; Sam Colt and his revolver, Eli Whitney and his cotton gin, Igor Sikorsky and Charles Kaman and their...

What To Do If You Are Faced With Foreclosure

Over the past several months, there have been a lot of reports about new programs to help individuals faced with foreclosure. However, as with any lawsuit, one can be at a loss when served with foreclosure papers. The first thing to do is to carefully review the...

Fallen Trees & Branches – Who Pays?

Heavy snow, soaking rains and high winds have taken their toll on area trees. A common area of disagreement among neighbors is who is responsible for property damage resulting from fallen trees and branches. Most commonly such damage (after the deductible) is covered...

Immigration Benefits For Married Same-Sex Couples

The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. This ruling allows for the provision of federal benefits, including immigration benefits, as well as social security, inheritance and veteran...

New Law Reforms Connecticut Power Of Attorney

Connecticut’s new law reforming Powers of Attorney (POA’s) set forth in Public Act 16-40 becomes effective on October 1, 2016. Attorney David Baram, as the State Representative from Bloomfield and Windsor was a member of a legislative task force that reviewed and made...

Care For Your Minor Children In An Emergency

Often times, clients with young children ask how they can protect their families should an unexpected event occur and they are unable to provide parental care. Those events might include a sudden illness, travelling on an extended business trip, or being delayed by...

How To Protect And Safegaurd Digital Assets

The Connecticut State Legislature passed the Connecticut Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act that took effect on October 1, 2016. The Act allows four types of fiduciaries (executors/administrators, conservators, an agent who has a power of attorney,...

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