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How the CARES Act is giving you time to get a fresh start.

To many, the extension of the unemployment benefits associated with the CARES Act was a breath of fresh air. Additional funds can goa long way to putting food on the table, keeping the lights on, and putting your mind at ease. During this devastating time of crisis in our country, we should take stock of our…

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Bankruptcy in a COVID World

Bankruptcy in a COVID World By Max L. Rosenberg, Bankruptcy Attorney203.870.6700  MaxLRosenberg@RWHattorneys.com In the bankruptcy world, it is generally understood that the four “D”s account for the majority of petitioner’s reasons for filing. They are 1. Divorce, 2. Death 3. Discharge of job, 4. Disease (or Sickness). Obviously, any one of these four factors…

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Only Federally Backed Loans are Stopped from Foreclosing in Covid crisis

Moratorium on Foreclosures ONLY effects FEDERALLY BACK LOANS. Contact Rosenberg, Whewell, & Hite to review your situation. DO NOT WAIT until its too late to save your home. Call 203.870.6700 or visit our website www.rwhattorneys.com Additional Information from CT Fair Housing Center: The bill institutes a moratorium on foreclosures for all federally-backed mortgages, including those…

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Unemployment, COVID-19, and You

If you become unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Connecticut advises that you file for unemployment benefits. It is important to note that the start dates for claims are the Sunday of the week you submit your application for benefits. Under regular circumstances, a requirement for unemployment includes a Work Search requirement,…

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Police and Firefighters Now Eligible for PTSD Workers Compensation

Police officers and firefighters are now eligible for Workers’ compensation benefits if they have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing an unnerving event in the line of duty. The new bill was promulgated as a result of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the impact it had upon First responders who…

Renewing DACA
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Renewing DACA

Update as of 1/13/18: On January 13, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services resumed accepting renewal requests for DACA following a federal court order. DACA will still continue to function as it did prior to President Trump cancelling the program on September 5, 2017. Of note in the updated DHS announcement are the following:…

Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
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Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

My Criminal Charges Seem so Minor… Do I Even Need a Lawyer? Have you always been told to hire a criminal defense attorney when facing legal trouble? Then you find yourself in a little trouble and you think, “why bother if the charges are minuscule?” Isn’t it worth just taking a small criminal conviction of…