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Slideshow: Benefits of Hiring a DUI Attorney

Posted on Sep 03, 2015 by admin
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious crime with severe penalties. An experienced DUI attorney has the knowledge to handle your case.

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DWI charge for Milford woman after NY thruway crash

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 by admin
New York state police responded to a one car personal injury accident on I-87 near Exit 3 at 10:30 p.m. July 26.

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Police seek sexual assault suspect in Milford mill

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 by admin
Tavon James Horton, 24, of the 7900 block of Stowe Court, is facing first-degree assault and sex offense charges after police said he took a walk with a woman he met online,

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Macy’s shoplifting incident escalates as suspect pulls a knife: Milford Police

Posted on Aug 22, 2015 by admin
Milford police say a shoplifting incident at Macy’s Monday afternoon quickly escalated into a scary situation.

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Cops: Bridgeport man nabbed with loaded handgun at Roodner Court

Posted on Aug 21, 2015 by admin
According to Norwalk Police a man loitering at Roodner Court Friday morning was arrested for possessing a loaded handgun.

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Milford man accused of pushing dad, threatening to kill him

Posted on Aug 21, 2015 by admin
A Milford man faces multiple charges after police say he pushed his father to the ground and threatened to kill him

Officers responded to a Drexel Road residence around 2:15 p.m. on a report of domestic violence in progress.

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Milford man arrested for threatening a woman with a machete

Posted on Aug 10, 2015 by admin
Charnel Evarus, a 46-year-old Milford man, was arrested after he allegedly threatened a 34-year-old female with a machete during a domestic dispute on July 5, said Detective Dwight Young of the Milford Police Department

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Milford man among suspected Bloods members arrested

Posted on Jul 28, 2015 by admin
Dover police arrested 11 people believed to be members of the Bloods Street Gang for gang, drug and gun charges Thursday following a nearly two-and-a-half-month investigation

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State reduces penalties for personal drug possession

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 by admin
In a nod to Bridgeport and other cities with a high volume of drug arrests, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Thursday a second chance society initiative that reduces the penalties for personal possession of illegal drugs in Connecticut.

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How Long Does the Divorce Process Take in Connecticut?

Posted on May 22, 2015 by admin
Every divorce case is different and the duration also differs. If all the issues of divorce are agreed upon, then the process takes approximately 120 days.The court requires proof that the couple has lived apart for at least 18 months.

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Do You Need a Lawyer for a DUI?

Posted on May 18, 2015 by admin

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious crime with severe penalties. An experienced DUI attorney has the knowledge to handle your case….

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University of Connecticut Speaks Out Against Hate Crime

Posted on April 28, 2015 by admin

Hundreds of UConn students attended a rally on campus Tuesday, gathering at a rally in response to a vandalism incident that took place nearly a month ago…

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Drug Possession Charges in CT

Posted on April 22, 2015 by admin

The sale, possession and distribution of marijuana in Connecticut can lead to criminal charges. These charges can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the severity of the crime……

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Connecticut Marijuana Laws

Posted on March 23, 2015 by admin

The sale, possession and distribution of marijuana in Connecticut can lead to criminal charges. These charges can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the severity of the crime. Marijuana is regulated as a schedule I controlled substance in Connecticut, and the exception for this law is the possession and use of medical marijuana…..

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Connecticut Drug Crime Statistics

Posted on March 23, 2015 by admin

If you have been arrested while committing drug crimes like drug trafficking, possession, manufacturing, sale and distribution, then your future may be at risk. Hiring a Connecticut drug crime defense attorney can help you…..

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Possession with Intent to Sell

Posted on March 23, 2015 by admin

If you have been arrested while committing drug crimes like drug trafficking, possession, manufacturing, sale and distribution, then your future may be at risk. Approaching a drug crime defense attorney can help. They provide legal help in order to get your life back on track…..

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Illegal Drug Types

Posted on March 23, 2015 by admin
Depending on a drug’s medical use and dependency potential, drugs and other chemicals can be classified into five different schedules. The determining factor in the scheduling is the rate/extent of abuse.
A person convicted of a drug crime should consult an….
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Penalties for DWI with Very High BAC in CT

Posted on March 18, 2015 by admin
If you have been charged for a DWI in CT, then you may face penalties based on the offense. If your BAC is 0.16 or more, then you may face additional penalties. It is advisable to hire a DWI attorney to dismiss or reduce your charges.
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Aggravated Sexual Assault in the First Degree and Penalties in CT

Posted on March 16, 2015 by admin
According to Connecticut law, a person is guilty of aggravated sexual assault when he commits sexual assault along with other offenses like: (a) threatening to injure or harm with a deadly weapon
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Video: Sexcual Offenses Lead to Criminal Charges | Connecticut

A sexual offense is a crime, and is strictly punished in the state of Connecticut. Sex crime like rape, sexual abuse, child molestation, and prostitution can lead to punishment. This video shows how sexual offenses can lead to criminal charges in Connecticut.
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Child Custody – Important Documents to Presented in Court

Posted on January 22, 2014 by admin
A divorce is generally difficult and painful when children are involved. A person seeking child custody should be prepared to submit required paperwork to the court.
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Sexting Crime in Connecticut

Posted on January 22, 2014 by admin
Sexting occurs when a person sends nude or sexually explicit photographs of themselves or others, by using cell phones or internet instant messaging.
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Slide: Sexual Offenses Lead to Criminal Charges | Connecticut

Posted on January 22, 2014 by admin
A sexual offense is a crime, and is punished in the state of Connecticut. Sex crimes include rape, sexual abuse, indecent exposure, and child pornography.
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Objectives of Estate Planning in Connecticut

Posted on January 22, 2014 by admin
Planning an estate can be simple, tricky or complex – it depends on the family situation and the assets involved. Usually in estate planning, decisions are made to dispose of property or accumulate, use, and preserve assets during life.
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Different Types of Child Custody in Connecticut

Posted on January 14, 2014 by admin
A 20-year-old Bolton man is facing multiple charges including manslaughter with a motor vehicle and driving under the influence in a fatal crash from May.
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Driver Charged With DUI, Manslaughter in Bolton Fatal Crash

A 20-year-old Bolton man is facing multiple charges including manslaughter with a motor vehicle and driving under the influence in a fatal crash from May.
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Spousal Support and Alimony in Connecticut

Spousal support occurs when a person provides financial support for their spouse. Whether alimony will be paid, how much will be paid and how long it will be paid are issues resolved in a divorce.
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Willimantic, Connecticut Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Minor

A former teacher’s aide and coach at E.O. Smith, who police believe had sex with three students, was charged with sexual assault on Friday evening.
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Former teacher’s aide at E.O. Smith charged with sexual assault in MANSFIELD, Connecticut

A former teacher’s aide and coach at E.O. Smith, who police believe had sex with three students, was charged with sexual assault on Friday evening.
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Driver Charged With DUI After Fiery Crash in Westport

Police arrested a Norwalk driver after she crashed into a tractor trailer in Westport while under the influence and her car caught fire, police said.
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Early Morning Accident Leads to DUI Arrest of Milford Man

Milford police received a complaint of a motor vehicle accident in the area of 71 Brewster Road early Sunday morning.
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Commission recommends ending mandatory minimum sentences for drugs

A commission studying the state’s criminal justice system recommended eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for all drug offenses in Massachusetts.
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Criminal Defense in Connecticut – How to Handle a DWI Stop

Drinking and driving is against the law in Connecticut. The best way to avoid a DWI is to not drink and drive. You can also follow these tips to ensure your DWI stop is well handled.
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Man charged with trying to eat his DWI results

A Connecticut man accused of snatching his DWI test results and attempting to eat them was charged with obstruction and criminal tampering, police said.Read more……..

School Van Driver Charged With DUI After Crash in Willimantic Connecticut

A school van driver in Willimantic is facing DUI charges for the September crash that sent four students to the hospital.Read more……..

Greenwich Man Arrested After Teen’s Heroin O-D

A Greenwich man has been arrested on narcotics charges after a teen overdosed on heroin.Read more……..

Woman accused of stealing prescription drugs from her neighbor

A Fairfield woman is facing several charges after police say she stole prescription pills from her neighbor, according to a statement from Fairfield police. Read more……..

Massachusetts State Police arrest 2 Connecticut men on heroin trafficking charges after I-84 traffic stop in Sturbridge

Two Connecticut men were charged with heroin trafficking after a traffic stop Monday on Interstate 84 in Sturbridge. Read more……..

Man arrested for domestic violence assault in Norwich

A Norwich man was arrested on Tuesday morning in connection with the domestic violence incident involving a 43-year-old woman and police said he has been in trouble with the law. Read more……..

Video: Why You Need a Real Estate Lawyer

Posted on October 28, 2014 by admin
A real estate lawyer reviews important documents, like bill of sale, purchase contract, mortgage agreement, and insurance policy. Read more……..

Sexual Offenses Lead to Criminal Charges

Posted on October 24, 2014 by admin
A sexual offense is a crime, and is strictly punished in the state of Connecticut. If you are accused of a sexual offense, then it can lead to adverse consequences. A conviction can result in jail time, as well as being registered as a sex offender and having to stay.. Read more……..

How to Make Divorce Easier to Handle

Posted on October 15, 2014 by admin
A divorce is a legal termination of marriage, and it is often a painful and stressful process. This might leave you feeling out of control and frightened. Read more……..

Criminal Defense in Connecticut – Defending Against a Restraining Order

Posted on October 13, 2014 by admin
Courts can issue a restraining order to stop a person’s abusive behavior towards the person who requests the order. A restraining order can cause serious consequences. Read more……..

Slide: Why You Need a Real Estate Lawyer

Purchasing real estate is a huge financial investment, and the process is complicated. Most people are unaware of the legal issues that exist in a real estate contract. Read more……..

Video | Penalties For Domestic Violence in Connecticut

Posted on September 11, 2014 by admin

If you are accused of violating a protective/restraining order, then you need to hire an experienced Bridgeport domestic violence attorney. This video describes penalties of domestic violence in Connecticut. Read More….

 

Why You Need a Real Estate Lawyer

Buying real estate is a huge financial investment. It is not something to do on a whim. Most people are unaware of the legal issues involved in a real estate contract. The best idea is to hire a real estate lawyer for guidance and advice. Read more at…

The Difference between a Breathalyzer Test and a Blood Test for DWI

Consumption of alcohol or illicit drugs impairs judgment and decision-making. Driving while intoxicated can cause accidents, which can lead to property damage, injuries and death. Read more at…

Consequences of Out-of-State DUI Conviction

If you are arrested for DUI in a state other than your home state, then you will be subject to the laws and jurisdiction of the state where you committed the offense. As the states do not run cases for each other, you will have to travel back for court appearances and pre-sentence issues. Read more at…

Slide | Does Alcoholism Lead to Domestic Violence?

Alcoholism may not be the cause of domestic violence in every case, but alcoholism elevates the situation further worsening it.Read more at…

Penalties of Shoplifting in Connecticut

Shoplifting is a form of larceny which is not just simple removal of merchandise from a store without paying for it. Read more at…

Penalties For Shoplifting in Connecticut

Shoplifting in Connecticut is a crime with serious penalties, including potential fines and jail time. This slide discusses the penalties of shoplifting in Connecticut. Read more at..

Alcoholism and Domestic Abuse – A Correlation?

In every case of domestic abuse, the abusers choose to behave violently towards their partner. Alcohol is a substance that adds to this violence and indulges an unhealthy relationship between a pair. Mostly women are the victims of domestic violence and feel that most of the violent incidents occur when their partners drink heavily. Read more at..

Penalties For Domestic Violence in Connecticut

Posted on Aug 5,2014 by George W. Ganim, Jr
If you are accused of violating a protective/restraining order, then you need to hire an experienced Bridgeport domestic violence attorney. This slide discusses penalties of domestic violence in Connecticut.Read more…

Signs You Might Need a New Divorce Lawyer

If you are facing problems with your present divorce attorney and feel your lawyer is not helping, then do not look any further, change the attorney immediately. Divorce is a very stressful situation and you need a good lawyer who pays attention to your case and understands your concerns. Read more…

Penalties for Domestic Violence in Connecticut

Domestic violence laws vary from one state to another. Under Connecticut laws, family violence, also known as domestic violence is an act between family or household members that results in physical harm, bodily injury, or assault. Verbal abuse and arguments between family or household members do not constitute family violence unless there is present danger and physical violence is likely to occur. (Conn. Gen. Stat. § 46b-38a (1)) Read more at…

Questions to Ask Your Divorce Lawyer

A divorce is always an emotional affair and a stressful process that requires paperwork and expenses. During the divorce process, a divorce lawyer plays the most critical part.Choosing the right lawyer to guide you through your divorce is one of the most important divorce-related decisions you’ll make. Read more…

Criminal Process in Connecticut Criminal Court

Posted on July 11, 2014 by George W. Ganim, Jr
Each county in Connecticut has one “Part A” court and several “Part B” courts. Part A criminal courts handle serious crimes where the jail sentence exceeds 5 year and fines more than $5000. Less serious crimes which are categorized as class D felony or less are handled by Part B courts. Read More..

Filing Divorce in Connecticut

Posted on July 11, 2014 by George W. Ganim, Jr
According to Connecticut state law, a couple can divorce only through the court system based on the rules set forth by statute.  Read more...

5 Things to Avoid if You are Charged with a Crime

If you are arrested and facing criminal charges, then you may tend to make mistakes that may affect your case. Read more…

Prostitution and Human Sex Trafficking are Serious Sex Crimes in Connecticut

People think that prostitution is a crime where a male and a female agree to enter into the sex related criminal business, and it is a victimless crime. Most don’t know that several females are forced into this criminal business. Read more…

Penalties for Drug Crimes in Connecticut

If you are arrested for the possession of controlled dangerous substances or drugs, hire a drug crime attorney to help you with the court proceedings. Read more…

What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused?

Many times, you may have noticed that an innocent is arrested by the police or an innocent defendant gets convicted in court. Convicted for a crime that you or your loved one didn’t commit can leave you in the most stressful situation. Read More

Penalties for Drug Crimes in Connecticut

If you are caught smoking a controlled substance like marijuana, or caught while selling or transporting it, then you will be arrested immediately. Hiring a drug crime attorney can help you with the court proceedings.Read More

Drug Crime Charges in CT – Connecticut Drug Attorney can Defend Effectively

Drug crime charges in Connecticut are among the most common charges individuals are facing in the system. Anything from drug possession to trafficking and distribution can be classified as drug crime.Read More

Man accused on Possession of Child Pornography in Connecticut

A 24-year-old Connecticut man from Guilford was as of late captured and blamed for having 100 porn pictures. The man, who was captured in April, should now confront ownership of child pornography and different charges in court. If indicted, he could receive a firm sentence, including the burden of a jail term.Read More

Connecticut Divorce and Family Law Attorney – Choosing the Right One

Divorce is stressful. You can experience a great deal of emotional hardship, as your divorce might involve a child custody dispute, disputes over finances or other problems with your partner.Read More

Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charge

On February 14th, a 46-year-old East Hartford police officer was arraigned on domestic violence charges in Superior Court in Rockville. Read More

Mr. Ganim is a Super Lawyer*

Mr. Ganim was recently honored by being named to the list of New England Super Lawyers.
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