In Connecticut and other states, prosecutors have the ability to file substitute informations, which means change the charges.
Guardianship over a minor child can be transferred, removed and reinstated in Connecticut's juvenile and probate courts but requires certain standing and procedural requirements.
Just as a criminal investigation could lead to DCF involvement, a DCF investigation could lead to a police investigation and criminal charges.
Both houses of the Connecticut legislature voted to legalize sports betting. Gov. Lamont is expected to sign the bill into law.
Virtual trials and hearings may become common-place in our judicial system. In the past month I have tried cases in-person and virtually. Here is a comparison based on my experiences.