Seniors and the Law in
The Connecticut Judicial Branch is
pleased to announce that it will again be sponsoring a program for
senior citizens entitled "Seniors and the Law." The program is
scheduled to occur on Tuesday, April 27, 2004,
at the Fairfield Judicial District Courthouse at 1061 Main Street in
Bridgeport. The program will run from 9-12 noon, with
pre-registration from 8:30-9:00 a.m., outside the seventh floor jury
assembly room where the program will take place.
The event features such speakers as Attorney
General Richard Blumenthal, Consumer Protection Commissioner Edwin R.
Rodriguez, Supervisory State’s Attorney John L. DeMattia, Attorney Greg
Barringer, Deputy Director of the Jury Administration Karen A. Berris
and Program Manager for the Judicial Branch’s Volunteer Program Robyn
Topics scheduled to be addressed include: fraud
and schemes perpetrated on seniors; abuse, neglect and exploitation of
persons 60 years or older; Medicaid fraud and physical abuse of seniors;
power of attorney, durable power of attorney for health care, living
will and do not resuscitate orders; jury service as it applies to
seniors; and an overview of the volunteer program that provides
opportunities for individuals to contribute to the state’s court system.
All seniors are invited to this free program.
Also, family members and friends of seniors are invited to attend. A
tour of the Bridgeport Courthouse will be offered at the conclusion of
information and online
registration is available or call the
External Affairs Division, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch at