For more information, please contact the Judge Support
Services Unit, Superior Court Operations Division, of the
Connecticut Judicial Branch at (860) 706-5140.
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Connecticut Legal Research
and Judicial Branch Law
This session will answer these questions and review the specific legal resources needed to effectively practice civil, criminal and family law in Connecticut. Learn about the valuable resources available at the Judicial Branch Law Libraries and the range of services our staff can provide to assist you in your practice. Discover information resources accessible in our facilities and those accessible from your own computer.
- What are the key publications needed for practicing law in Connecticut?
- What Connecticut legal publications are available electronically, in print, or both?
- What do you mean it’s not all on the web?
and Web-Based Court
This session will provide you with the answers to these
and many other questions. At this session, you will
also learn the basics of electronic filing of case
initiations and documents and obtain an overview of the wide
range of web-based information and interactive services
available on the Judicial Branch website:
- How do you update your information with the Statewide Grievance Committee?
- How do you file a complaint or a jury claim electronically?
- How do you comply with attorney advertising requirements or pay the client security fund fee?
Court Service Centers,
Public Information Desks, Volunteer Attorney Programs and Limited
This session will provide you with information about Court Service Centers and Public Information Desks, which are court-based facilities that provide attorneys, self-represented parties and members of the public with a variety of resources, such as statewide calendar and docket information, court forms and Judicial Branch publications. This session will also provide a brief overview of the Judicial Branch’s Volunteer Attorney Programs in family and foreclosure, as well as a brief, general discussion about Limited Scope Representation.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Programs
This session will review the various ADR services offered by the Judicial Branch for civil cases, including mediation, arbitration and settlement conferences. ADR processes are often a more efficient and less costly way to resolve a dispute. This session will give you the information you need to assess whether ADR might be of benefit to you and your clients in settling a case without a trial.