Monthly Archives: August 2013

Connecticut: Police Investigate Probate Lawyer Over Disabled Man’s Missing Funds

  Police are investigating a probate court-appointed lawyer who allegedly tried to cover up his improper handling of a disabled man’s finances by filing false accounting statements — as the man’s assets dwindled by tens of thousands of dollars over … Continue reading

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Forbes:Connecticut Probate….Don’t die in Connecticut!…

Don’t die in Connecticut! There’s another factor that leads people to think seriously about leaving Connecticut: its probate court system. Yale Law School professor John H. Langbein said that “When citizens of our state ask me about Connecticut probate, I … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Probate ‘Conservator’ Deprive Disabled Man Of Inheritance, Court Finds

Jon Lender Government Watch 4:20 p.m. EDT, August 3, 2013 A Wethersfield man suffering from cerebral palsy entrusted his affairs to a probate court-appointed lawyer, whose job as “conservator” was to protect his interests and assets. But those assets dwindled … Continue reading

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