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Category Archives: Court

May 13 2019

What is a firearms safety warrant in Connecticut?

By: John Drapp

Posted in: Gun Law, Court

A Firearms Safety Warrant, sometimes referred to as a Risk Warrant, is a court order that permits a police officer to search for and seize firearms or ammunition from a person that may be a danger to himself or others.  This type of order is... Read Article

Dec 10 2018

How can I serve my spouse divorce papers if I do not know where he or she lives?

By: John Drapp

Posted in: Family & Divorce, Court

If you are starting a divorce action, Connecticut law requires you to serve your spouse with the divorce papers.  “Service” is the formal delivery of the papers.  In most cases, this means that a Connecticut State Marshal m... Read Article

Jul 24 2016

Is Limited Scope Representation For You?

By: John Drapp

Posted in: Litigation, Family & Divorce, Court

Section 3-8(b) of the Connecticut Practice Book now allows attorneys to file a “limited appearance” in civil and family matters, which in turn allows clients to engage an attorney for a limited purpose.  What does this mean for y... Read Article