Edward McCreery III

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Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19436 - Miller v. Appellate Court - When the appellant’s attorney kept missing deadlines and failed to comply with other Appellate Court rules in four pending appeals, one...more

4/19/2016 - Alimony Appeals Attorney Misconduct Contempt CT Supreme Court Divorce Easements Frivolous Lawsuits Jointly-Owned Property Remand Rules of Professional Conduct Sanctions

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19384 - State v. Carter - SC19282 - State v. Peeler - Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC37262 - Dumbauld v. Dumbauld - AC37262 Concurrence -...more

4/18/2016 - Alimony Appeals Attorney's Fees Breach of Duty Child Support Citigroup Consumer Bankruptcy Contempt CT Supreme Court Divorce Fiduciary Duty Foreclosure Jury Verdicts Mistake Mootness Motion to Dismiss Negligence Prevailing Party Standing Stays Trustees Trusts Undue Influence Claims

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19408 - NPC Offices, LLC v. Kowaleski - In this case, the Supreme Court reversed the Appellate Court. The Appellate Court had agreed with the Trial Court that a driveway...more

4/15/2016 - Appeals Contractors CT Supreme Court Easements Foreclosure Partnerships Public Policy Reversal Standing Subject Matter Jurisdiction Tax Assessment Workers' Compensation Claim

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC36726 - Schull v. Schull - Trial court properly refused to hold ex-husband in contempt for not paying 50 percent of child’s surgery per the original decree. The Trial...more

4/12/2016 - Abuse of Discretion Appeals Breach of Contract Child Support Contempt Liquidated Damages Motion To Restore Motion to Withdraw Real Estate Transactions Willful Violations

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19494 - State v. Berrios - Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC37045 - Hickey v. Commissioner of Correction - AC33954 - Burr Road Operating Co. II, LLC v....more

4/8/2016 - Alimony Appeals Arbitration Contempt Default Divorce Domestic Partnership Hiring & Firing Lis Pendens Mortgages Property Ownership Quantum Meirut Reinstatement Reporting Requirements Res Judicata Unjust Enrichment

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC38454 - In re Daniel N. AC36701 - State v. Adams - AC36701 Dissent - State v. Adams - AC37362 - Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. v. Thompson...more

4/5/2016 - Absolute Immunity Appeals Appellate Record Apportionment Cease and Desist Orders Disability Benefits Evidence Foreclosure Fraud Imminent Harm Immunity Litigation Privilege Permits Police Misconduct Trusts Zoning Laws

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: Released after 11:30 a.m. AC36320 - Valencis v. Nyberg - This decision upheld the granting of a PJR for ~ $1.5 million in favor of the plaintiff property owner when the...more

12/15/2015 - Appeals Appraisal Attorney's Fees Building Codes Child Support Construction Contracts Declaratory Judgments Foreclosure Misrepresentation Nuisance Probable Cause Public Health Public Safety Spousal Support Standard of Review Valuation

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19229 - Michael T. v. Commissioner of Correction - Normally I do not summarize criminal matters due to time constraints. Recently Justice McDonald noted that it was a shame...more

12/14/2015 - Appeals Building Codes CT Supreme Court Evidentiary Rulings Habeas Corpus Injunctive Relief Summary Judgment

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: - SC19165 - Dept. of Transportation v. White Oak Corp. - SC19165 Dissent - Dept. of Transportation v. White Oak Corp. Despite a very convoluted history, the essence of...more

12/11/2015 - Administrative Procedure Act Appeals Arbitration Awards Arbitrators Confirmation Proceedings Construction Contracts Department of Transportation (DOT) Franchise Agreements Modification Pre-Suit Notice Prenuptial Agreements Spousal Support Standing

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC36382, AC36387 - Hilton v. Commissioner of Correction - AC36922 - Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co. v. Pasiak - This was Round Three of a case previously reported on. An...more

11/13/2015 - Appeals Attorney Misconduct Business Pursuits Divorce False Imprisonment Foreclosure Homeowner's Insurance Policy Exclusions Promissory Notes Umbrella Policies Writ of Error

CT Law of the Land

Week of September 23 - Limits of relief possible for Intervenor under CGS 22a-19 - In Hunter Ridge LLC v. Planning & Zoning Commission Connecticut’s Supreme Court considered whether injunctive relief was available...more

10/2/2015 - Appeals Conflicts of Interest CT Supreme Court Department of Environmental Management Enforcement Officers Environmental Claims Governmental Immunity Injunctions Intervenors Land Developers Land-Use Permits New Legislation Standard of Review Uniform Standards Urban Planning & Development Wetlands Zoning Laws

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC36390 - Folsom v. Zoning Board of Appeals - Trial court properly granted a motion to strike a direct lawsuit by a disgruntled neighbor against the Town Zoning Enforcement...more

10/2/2015 - Appeals Child Visitation Clerical Errors Confidentiality Agreements Conflicts of Interest Consumer Bankruptcy Custody Modification Debtors Default Foreclosure Settlement Stipulated Judgment Urban Planning & Development Zoning Laws

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19253 - RBC Nice Bearings, Inc. v. SKF USA, Inc. [An important decision on contract waiver but one all attorneys should recall from the UCC or Contracts course we took...more

9/30/2015 - Appeals Clear and Convincing Evidence Contract Disputes Contract Waiver CT Supreme Court Doctor-Patient Privilege HIPAA Medical Records Mental Health Modification Murder Privacy Laws Public Interest Reservation of Rights UCC

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: Released after 11:30 a.m. AC37222 - State v. Leon - AC36118 - Taft v. Commissioner of Correction - AC35815 - State v. Devito - AC36483 - Brochu v. Aesys...more

9/9/2015 - Appeals Estate Planning Fiduciary Duty Jury Verdicts Legislative Agendas Prejudice

Appellate Court Notes

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19254 - State v. Santos - Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC37165 - State v. Marrero-Alejandro - AC35970 - Stone v. Pattis - Plaintiff hired an...more

9/5/2015 - Additur Appeals Dismissals In Pro Per Joint and Several Liability Jury Verdicts Motion for Reconsideration Motion to Set Aside the Verdict Non-Economic Damages Pain and Suffering

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: - AC35173 - State v. Mosback - AC36907 - Rodriguez v. Commissioner of Correction - AC36499 - Zilkha v. Zilkha After a judgment of dissolution, the plaintiff...more

8/12/2015 - Appeals Attorney's Fees Dissolution Fraud Legal Fees Marital Home Mortgages Workplace Injury

Appellate Court Notes

- Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: - SC19422 - Awdziewicz v. Meriden Certain police officers retired, entitling them to pension benefits under the City Charter as previously modified in a separate lawsuit...more

7/7/2015 - Appeals Beneficiaries Cease and Desist Orders City Charters Concealed Carry Permit Contractors Employee Benefits FOIA Gun Laws Health Insurance Law Enforcement Municipalities Pensions Permits Property Owners Public Employees Public Employers Retirement Zoning Laws

Appellate Court Notes

SC19297 - DiLieto v. County Obstetrics & Gynecology Group, P.C. - Plaintiff received a jury verdict of $4.5 million in this medical malpractice action due to the wrongful removal of certain organs. The plaintiff was...more

5/19/2015 - Appeals Jury Awards Medical Malpractice Offer of Judgment Post-Judgment Interest

Appellate Court Notes

- SC19116, SC19150 - Brennan v. Brennan Associates. - SC19116, SC19150 Dissent - Brennan v. Brennan Associates. In a prior appeal decision, the court upheld the judicial disassociation (forceful removal) of the...more

5/18/2015 - Appeals Buyouts Disassociation Limited Partnerships

Appellate Court Notes

- AC36342 - Budrawich v. Budrawich Post-dissolution motion to modify child support denial was upheld by the Appellate Court due to lack of substantial change in circumstances, when ex-husband’s increased income was not...more

4/23/2015 - Appeals Child Support Divorce

Appellate Court Notes

- SC19245 - Nation-Bailey v. Bailey - SC19245 Concurrence - Nation-Bailey v. Bailey Holding that a separation agreement that requires the payment of unallocated alimony and child support ‘‘until the …. [w]ife’s...more

4/22/2015 - Abrogation Alimony Appeals Construction Contracts Contract Terms Estoppel Public Projects Separation Agreement Termination Clauses

Appellate Court Notes

- AC35807 - Llera v. Commissioner of Correction [Not summarized.] - AC36240 - Customers Bank v. Tomonto Industries, LLC Plaintiff bank acquired the assets of a defunct bank from the FDIC, including the $3...more

4/21/2015 - ADA Adverse Employment Action Appeals Banks Debtors Disability Discrimination Discovery Hiring & Firing Marital Assets Marital Home Wrongful Death

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