New Haven Legal Blog

How to Avoid Costly Estate Planning Mistakes

24
November
2013

Estate planning is serious business. When writing a will or trust, one wrong word may change the entire intent of the document. It pays to hire an experienced, qualified estate planning attorney to draft your estate planning documents. Estate planning attorneys have been educated and trained to draft wills and other estate planning documents in […]

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Elder Law

17
November
2013

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the ‘Older American Act’ into law.  From this act, the Department of Health and Human Services created a new division, the Administration on Aging (AOA), to deal with growing aging population of this country.  Over the years, more services were added to the AOA to enhance the life of […]

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Bank of America Loses Mortgage Fraud Trial

10
November
2013

Another banking giant has been found guilty of fraud in its mortgage dealings that helped lead to the financial crisis in this country. Last month, according to Reuters, after a month-long trial, a New York jury found Bank of America liable on one civil fraud charge over defective mortgages sold by the bank’s Countrywide unit. According […]

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Breach of Contract Issues

03
November
2013

When you have entered into a contract with a business partner or a vendor and they fail to perform the obligations under the contract, a breach of contract has occurred. When one party goes against the terms of the contract, it makes it difficult or impossible for the other party to perform, and when this […]

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