robert fisher


Real Estate Lawyers Aren’t All the Same: Choose Wisely

Connecticut law requires that attorneys handle real estate closings involving title insurance, which is commonly required when a buyer is borrowing money from a lender to purchase property. By prohibiting non-attorneys from handling most types of real estate transactions, Public Act No. 19-88, adopted in 2019, provides safeguards that codify what was already common practice. […]


Vacant Property Fraud: Scammers May Try to Sell Your CT Land

The real estate scam in which imposters fraudulently sell vacant land free of mortgage liens out from under the true owners was attempted recently in Danbury and Goshen. Retained to handle what appeared to be legitimate transactions, Cramer & Anderson’s highly experienced real estate attorneys, including Partner Neal White, determined that imposters were claiming to


National Estate Planning Awareness Week Offers Important Reminder

National Estate Planning Awareness Week, Oct. 17-23 this year, was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008 as a way to highlight the importance of estate planning for individuals, families, and business owners. While it’s often noted that more than 50 percent of adult Americans don’t have an estate plan, one new survey


Millennials Making Wills Amid COVID Highlights Risks of Inaction

The 2021 Wills and Estate Planning Study documented a trend familiar to Trust & Estate attorneys: Younger adults are embracing the wisdom of making a will and engaging in estate planning amid fears and uncertainty created by COVID-19. The study revealed that younger adults are 63 percent more likely to have a will than


A Top Resource for Latest on COVID-Related Orders in CT

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has issued and updated enough Executive Orders (EOs) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that individuals may find it difficult to easily access information affecting businesses, changes in government services and requirements, and issues with legal implications. For example, on Feb. 5, the Governor re-tweeted posts from Connecticut Senate Democrats announcing


ABLE Disabilities Savings Act Goes Online in Connecticut

The federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which helps those with disabilities create savings or investment accounts to pay for qualifying expenses tax free, is finally up and running in Connecticut. The ABLE Act was signed into law in 2014, and Connecticut Public Act 15-80 was passed in 2015 to implement the law by

Scroll to Top