Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Reopening

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles has reopened. All in person services will require an appointment. New drivers and people registering new motor vehicles can now schedule an appointment at select DMV locations. Road tests have also resumed....

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Carroll Message to BAR Through COVID Task Force

On June 8, 2020 Chief Court Administrator Patrick Carroll issued a letter to the CBA COVID 19 Task Force. It details the expanded days and hours of courthouse operation as well as the reopening of certain court houses throughout the State over the...

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Reopening Phase 2

Governor Lamont recently announced the Phase 2 plan for reopening sectors of Connecticut’s economy. Phase 2 which was originally scheduled for June 20 was moved up to June 17. Specific, detailed guidance was issued for nine different sectors...

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Connecticut Judicial Department Update

Yesterday the Connecticut Judicial Department announced the additional steps they will be taking toward more fully reopening the state courthouses. On June 8 the Torrington, Middletown and Rockville courts will open. These three courts will join...

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Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Reform Bill

On Wednesday night Congress passed a Payroll Protection Program (PPP) reform bill. The bill gives small business owners more flexibility and time to use the loan money and still qualify for loan forgiveness. The PPP was initially passed as part of...

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AEP Telehealth Evaluations

We are being told that all of the AEP providers are conducting the AEP groups by way of telehealth and that AEP evaluations are also being conducted through telehealth. Our understanding is that the bail commissioner's office is attempting to...

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Reopening Phase 1

On May 20, 2020 Connecticut entered Phase I of reopening after the Covid 19 quarantine. Restaurants with outdoor dining; non-essential retail; museums and outdoor recreation were able to open if they follow specific guidelines intended to protect...

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Application for Infrared Thermometers

The State of Connecticut has obtained 50,000 infrared thermometers for small businesses, nonprofits, and places of worship to support safe reopening activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One thermometer is available for each physical location of the...

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Criminal Court Operations

Governor Lamont recently announced the first phase of easing the State of Connecticut Covid 19 quarantine restrictions. In light of that announcement, the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is planning to expand court house operations effective May...

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Civil Jury Trials in Hartford

We have recently received word that Judge Sheridan in Hartford Civil Court has issued on order that "the court is not scheduling jury trials in 2020.

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