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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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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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