Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Connecticut Hit and Run Laws

Under General Statutes 14-224, Connecticut hit and run law, an accident that results in property damage is a misdemeanor if the driver flees the scene and does not provide reasonable assistance to the injured party. Under Connecticut hit and run laws, a hit and run turns into a felony if the accused had motive such … Read more

Connecticut Sexting Laws

Connecticut Sexting Laws

Is sexting a misdemeanor or felony in the constitution state? Connecticut sexting laws say that possessing, receiving, or sending sexually explicit media depicting an individual below 16 is a felony. If the sender and recipient are between the age of 13 and 17, they may qualify for a reduced penalty. Quick take: Sexting laws only … Read more

Dog Bite Laws Connecticut

Dog bite laws as they apply to the state of Connecticut

Connecticut dog bite laws work under the assumption that a dog owner is liable for dog-related injuries even if he or she does not know of the dog’s vicious propensities. That means Connecticut is a “strict liability state”, where, trespassing nullifies the victim’s claims, the victim must prove that the dog caused the injury, and … Read more

Connecticut Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower laws of Connecticut applied at the state level

A Summary of Connecticut Whistleblower Laws Employees in Connecticut can be relieved from work for any reason due to the practice of the employment-at-will doctrine. However, nowadays, there are exceptions to this doctrine, which make it illegal to discharge employees under certain circumstances. Exceptions to this doctrine constitute common law protections and statutory protections. Statutory … Read more

Connecticut Child Support Laws

Connecticut Child Support Laws

The state uses a version of the “income shares” model that is very similar to what Arkansas now uses. If you are going through a divorce or if there is a strife between you and your partner. Without a doubt, you have questions concerning “who is going to take care of my kids and why?”. … Read more

Connecticut Car Seat Laws

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in Connecticut Children less than 3 years of age weighing less than 30 pounds must ride on a rear-facing seat. Toddlers of age range 2 to 4 with a weight of less than 40 pounds should use a forward-facing seat. A child can graduate from a booster seat … Read more

Connecticut Lemon Law

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Connecticut Lemon Laws – A Summary Connecticut’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the … Read more

Connecticut Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations CT- Summary Connecticut’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

*Connecticut Recording Laws

Connecticut Recording Law Summary: Connecticut can be considered as both a one party state and two party state. This is because there are different laws for in-person conversations and telephone conversations. Read on for more information. Connecticut recording law stipulates that at least one party’s consent is required to record an in-person conversation. Failure to … Read more