Do You Need a Will?

Wills Lawyer If you have assets that would need to be distributed after you have passed away, having a will is in your best interests. Having a will can protect your property in the event of your death. Though no one document can ensure that every one of your wishes is carried out exactly, a …

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Steps in a Criminal Case

3 Steps in a Criminal Case Criminal Defense Lawyer In movies and television shows, a criminal trial happens immediately after an arrest and sentencing occurs immediately after a jury reaches a verdict. While there is a law that states that a criminal trial must happen in a timely manner, the process isn’t quite that quick …

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The basics of Civil Suit cases

Civil Suit Lawyer There are several common types of civil suit cases. If you believe you have reason to, or are considering filing a civil suit, continue reading to learn basic information about the types of civil suits and how the filing process differs between each type of case. Class Action There are important distinctions …

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Real Estate Disclosure Requirements

REAL ESTATE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS If you are selling or buying a home in Connecticut, take heed: a law, effective January 1, 2014 (Public Act 13-272) requires any seller of a one or two family residential home, to provide the buyer with an affidavit certifying that (i) either the building …

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Short Sellers Beware!

CHANGES IN TAX DEDUCTIONS – SHORT SELLERS BEWARE! The forgiveness of indebtedness exclusion has expired! On December 31, 2013, the tax break that previously allowed a seller to exclude from taxable income any debt that may have been waived by seller’s bank (forgiveness of indebtedness income) related to the taxpayer’s principal residence expired. This means …

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Connecticut Super Lawyers List

ATTORNEY CHARLES J. WILLINGER, JR. SELECTED CONNECTICUT SUPER LAWYERS LIST Charles J. Willinger, Jr., has been selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list in the practice areas of  Real Estate: Business, Business/Corporate and Land Use/Zoning. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at …

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