202003.30
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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…

202003.20
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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,…

201908.22
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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
201801.13
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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?
201712.16
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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…

The Penalties For Driving an Unregistered Vehicle in Connecticut
201711.08
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The Penalties For Driving an Unregistered Vehicle in Connecticut

Don’t get caught driving an unregistered vehicle It is very important for you to be aware of when your vehicle’s registration expires. Even though the DMV sends out renewal reminders, it is not guaranteed you will receive one. If you are caught driving an unregistered vehicle, you will be fined between $150 – $300, with the possibility…

What Does the NFL Protesting Mean for You?
201711.04
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What Does the NFL Protesting Mean for You?

Protesting by Taking a Knee It is hard to ignore the recent news headlines of NFL players protesting during the national anthem by taking a knee, linking arms, or even skipping it entirely. What is even more difficult to overlook is President Donald Trump’s statement on September 29th 2017, in which he said it would…