Probate courts help thousands of people in Connecticut have a better future by appointing a guardian or conservator to take care of their more complex needs. It is rare when a person abuses a guardianship, but friends and family can take action if it happens.
Life insurance has been considered a must by successful financial planners for generations now. Many high-earning professionals in Connecticut have enjoyed the security of knowing that their family's standard of living is safe from an unexpected death or disability.
There is often confusion in probate courts between attorneys' roles and a guardian ad litem. Connecticut's probate courts try to make their processes as accessible as possible, but there are limited opportunities for courts to help people find legal representation.
The choice of an executor is one of the many considerations you will need to address as you plan your estate. This choice deserves as much careful planning and thought as the other provisions in your will.
Many people need others to take responsibility for their finances, basic needs or other aspects of life. All children start out as someone else's responsibility, while many senior citizens and some people with disabilities may find themselves subject to the need for help again.