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Archive Monthly Archives: February 2017

How to Protect your Product or Idea without a Patent

You have a great idea for a product-you want to show industry experts and raise money to get it produced-but you don’t want your idea stolen. A patent would protect your idea but they cost a lot of time and money to get-are there any other options? YES. Follow these steps to protect your idea […]

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Life Insurance Trusts-Are they right for you?

 It’s probably the last thing you want to think about -life insurance, But if you died, what would happen to your family. If someone will suffer financially when you die, chances are you need life insurance because it provides cash to your family after your death. So who should have life insurance? Look at the […]

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Do I need a will?

The short answer is no. If you die without a will in Connecticut it’s called an intestate estate and it goes like this: If you die with: here’s what happens: children but no spouse children inherit everything spouse but no descendants or parents spouse inherits everything spouse and descendants from you and that spouse spouse inherits […]

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5 Important Legal Docs to Have when Parents Age

Many of us are facing the prospect of aging parents. It’s never easy to watch a loved one age, but combine that with the shifting role of child to caregiver and a difficult situation can get much worse. Many issues aging parents face are health related. A lawyer can’t answer questions about treatments and doctors […]

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