Author: Rob Russo

Author Archives: Rob Russo

The Property Tax Assessment Appeal Process: What to do if you think your Town is valuing your property at more than its worth for Purposes of determining your Property Taxes.

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The amount of property taxes you pay on your property may be changing greatly effective July 1, 2021, and it’s important that you pay attention to the recent town-wide revaluation to make sure your taxes are not significantly increased.  If you live in Fairfield, Westport or Bridgeport, you will

I am an employer who has received a notice of complaint from the Connecticut Human Rights and Opportunities Commission, what does it mean and what do I do next?

The Connecticut Human Rights and Opportunities Commission (CHRO) has broad discretion under Connecticut law to investigate, hold hearings and issue orders where there may be discrimination in employment, violations of civil liberties and other related matters. (See Conn. Gen. Stat. §46a-56(a)). Mos

Guidelines for Non-Profit Board Members

As the member of a “Board of Directors” of “Board of Trustees” of a non-profit organization your role is similar to that of a Board overseeing a for profit entity. However, instead of protecting the interests of the shareholders, your role is to protect the community the non-profit serves an

What is a Prejudgment Remedy?

An “Application for a Prejudgment Remedy” (also known as a “PJR” — Connecticut General Statutes §52-278a et seq.) is a unique civil motion in Connecticut that allows a Plaintiff to seek to attach a Defendant’s assets in most cases before a case even starts. It is most commonly broug