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Immediate appeal is permitted to challenge a trial court’s authority to vacate a previous judgment

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2007

The Supreme Court of Connecticut recently found another exception to the final judgment rule under the second prong of State v. Curcio, 191 Conn. 27, 31 (1983), reaffirming that parties may immediately appeal and challenge a trial court’s power to vacate a previous judgment or order

Pantazis v. Fidrych

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2008

In the recently-reported decision in Pantazis v. Fidrych, Case No. 02-CV-0919, 2008 Mass. Super. LEXIS 386 (Worcester Super. Ct. Nov. 7 2008), the Superior Court addresses, among other things, its authority to remove a trustee

Gillespie v. Gillespie

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2011

First, in Gillespie v. Gillespie, Case No. 09-P-2174, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 156 (Feb. 7, 2011), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court addressed claims for tortious interference with expectancy of a gift and wrongful death by suicide

Department of Labor clarifies same-sex marriage FMLA coverage following U.S. v. Windsor decision

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2013

On August 9, 2013, U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") Secretary Thomas E. Perez issued guidance clarifying that same-sex spouses are eligible for

Connecticut Authorized House Counsel registration procedure

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2007

Subsequent to our September 6-7 Briefings on the new Connecticut Rule 2-15A on registration of Authorized House Counsel (AHC), we have obtained the following new information of importance

Rivera v. Mackoul

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2012

In Rivera v. Mackoul, Case No. 10-P-1663, 2012 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 120 (Feb. 3, 2012), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed a judgment in favor of an estate planning attorney for fees incurred in a will contest, where the will was determined to be invalid pursuant to an agreement for judgment

Authorized House Counsel: Connecticut’s official registration application form

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2007

The official application form for registration as Authorized House Counsel in Connecticut is now available on the website of the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee (CBEC

Ingeno v. Meister

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2010

In Ingeno v. Meister, Case No. 09-P-502, 2010 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 58 (Jan. 19, 2010), the Appeals Court affirmed the probate court's construction of a devise of real property

Sherman v. Shub

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2011

In Sherman v. Shub, Case No. SUCV2007-BLS1, 2011 Mass. Super. LEXIS 146 (Suffolk Super. Ct. June 16, 2011), a Superior Court decision that was issued in June but just recently reported, the Court entered summary judgment against the plaintiffs on their Chapter 93A claim against the defendant insurance advisers and attorneys relating to allegedly defective estate plans

IRS issues DOMA guidance: action steps for employers

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

On August 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 providing guidance on the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision