Expert Opinion

Gregory W. Nye, left, and David Lawton

Preparing Associates for the Courtroom

By GREGORY W. NYE and DAVID L. LAWTON |

Any successful courtroom advocate understands that far and away the most important key to success is credibility. Establish your credibility early and maintain it impeccably throughout your case—and throughout your career.

Nicholas Paindiris, left, and Cody N. Guarnieri Brown of Paindiris & Scott

The White Whale of DRS Tax Clearance Certificates

By NICK PAINDIRIS and CODY GUARNIERI |

Herman Melville once wrote: "All my means are sane, my motive and my object mad." The object of my obsession, and that of many practitioners who deal with the purchase and sale of small businesses in Connecticut, is having a smooth, seamless, efficient and timely closing of the sale. What can often seem to be the "great white whale" in this process: appropriately addressing successor liability with the Department of Revenue Services.

George T. Holler, founder of Milford, Conn.-based Holler Law Firm

What Do You Mean I Can't Close My Client's Real Estate Transaction?

By GEORGE T. HOLLER |

What's new in the world of real estate closings? The better question is what hasn't changed in the last few years?