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What To Do After a First-Time DUI Arrest in Connecticut

By Brian S. Karpe |

If you have been arrested for a DUI charge in Connecticut, then you may be wondering what you should do. This is undoubtedly a scary predicament to be in, as a conviction and penalties are bad enough. A conviction can also result in other adverse life implications like damage to one’s reputation or difficulties… Read More »

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8 Potential Stages of a Personal Injury Claim

By Brian S. Karpe |

It may seem cut-and-dry, another party caused your accident, and you were injured, so you are ready to take legal action against them and file a claim for the compensation you need for your losses. You think you should have everything taken care of in no time. But, the issue is that there are… Read More »

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Top Reasons To Adjust Nutrition with Age

By Brian S. Karpe |

Healthy eating is important for everyone of any age. As we get older, though, maintaining our health to the best of our ability is critical. An aging body needs as much support as possible to stay strong so that we can maintain independence in life. Too many people, though, do not adjust their eating… Read More »

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Explaining Beneficiary Designation in Estate Planning

By Brian S. Karpe |

There are several decisions to make when putting together an estate plan. Beneficiary designation is one of them. Essentially, when you are engaged in the estate planning process, you get to make decisions on how you want your assets and wealth to be distributed and used after you pass on. You also determine who… Read More »

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Tips for Dealing with Stress and Burnout as a Caregiver

By Brian S. Karpe |

Taking care of an older loved one is a rewarding and noble thing to do. Nevertheless, it is also one of the most stressful jobs. Even the most flexible and resilient individuals can feel the strain and stress of caring for an elderly family member. With time, the demands of the role and the… Read More »

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Comparing Medicaid and Medicare

By Brian S. Karpe |

It can be easy to get the Medicare and Medicaid programs mixed up. They sound similar, and they are both government-sponsored programs that can help people who need financial assistance for health coverage and services. But, these programs are not the same, and their eligibility also varies. If you are planning for the future… Read More »

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5 Types of Individuals Who Could Benefit From a Special Needs Trust

By Brian S. Karpe |

When a loved one has a disability, they may be entitled to certain government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid. However, there are eligibility requirements, including a limit on financial resources that could jeopardize one’s ability to secure or keep those benefits. As a result, when estate planning, and one wants… Read More »

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Estate Planning For Minor Heirs

By Brian S. Karpe |

When young children become part of a family, this is a life event that requires revisiting one’s estate plan. It is imperative that young children are considered in an estate plan should the unthinkable happen. Because minors cannot manage money and assets by themselves, there are methods and estate planning tools that can be… Read More »

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Does it Take a Long Time To Get a Car Accident Settlement in Connecticut?

By Brian S. Karpe |

Car accidents are a widespread problem in the United States, with more than six million crashes happening every year. Car accidents can be quite traumatic as they produce countless injuries and thousands of deaths yearly. After a crash, it is understandable that victims have many questions. A few of the most common include: Do… Read More »

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Defending Yourself Against False Domestic Abuse Claims

By Brian S. Karpe |

There are no criminal charges that will not adversely impact someone’s life. And, even if a criminal charge is proven false and a person alleged to have committed a crime is found not guilty, the initial accusations alone can follow that individual around for the rest of their life. Being accused of criminal misdeeds… Read More »

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