Connecticut criminal courts resumed handling routine (non-priority 1) matters on Aug. 10.
Will DCF Get Involved If I Got a DUI with My Child in the Car?
In 2018, there were 7,484 arrests made for driving under the influence in Connecticut. During the same year, there were 115 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in the state. Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense.
Connecticut DUI Penalties: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Offense
Operating a motor vehicle in the state of Connecticut while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious offense. If convicted, you could be facing severe penalties including fines, jail or prison time, and license suspension or revocation. However...
Priority 1 Court Business and Reopening Connecticut
Connecticut judicial branch courthouses are still restricted to Priority 1 matters but with the state beginning to consider "reopening," courts will likely resume.
How Do I Appeal My Substantiation and Registry Placement?
If you have been wrongly, unfairly substantiated, or are facing allegations of sexual abuse or neglect by the Department of Child and Family in Connecticut, you need to retain an aggressive DCF attorney immediately to protect your rights.
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Motor Vehicle Violations From Other States
Motor vehicle violations and suspensions can follow a driver to his or her home state from the state where the violation was received.
Steady Habits - Our Connecticut True Crime Podcast
Connecticut attorney Chris DeMatteo and his wife Krystle launched a true crime podcast focused on Connecticut cases.
What’s the Difference Between DCF Substantiation and Criminal Charges?
Juvenile law or child protection cases in West Haven, Connecticut that involve DCF (Department of Child and Family) are often complex and can lead to enforced separation of the parent and child.
What Businesses Are Considered Essential In Regards to the Coronavirus Executive Orders?
Non-essential Connecticut businesses are ordered to shut down their in-person workforces (basically close) effective March 23, 2020 at 8pm. See what industries are considered essential and can remain open.
Staying Open During the COVID-19 Situation - Going Remote
DeMatteo Legal Solutions will remain operational during Connecticut's emergency declarations. Using technology, we can operate outside the office.