Videos and Slideshows
Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security. This video covers federal laws so the information in it is true no matter what state you live in.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.
A temporary restraining order is an order from the court that tells someone to stop hurting or threatening to hurt you. In this video, you will learn how to apply for a restraining order.
This educational video provides an overview of bankruptcy law. This video provides legal information and not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.
Finding a job is tough and it can be tempting to overlook the red flags of a job scam when you need the money. But no matter how promising an employment ad sounds, you should never pay money to get a job or to get a list of available jobs. Here are some important things to remember when you're job hunting:Real companies don't make promises about jobs.You should not have to pay any money...
This slidecast by the Connecticut Judicial Branch shows the most common responses for a person who is being sued in a civil case.Watch the slidecast...By: The Connecticut Judicial Branch
This video describes the rights of students under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.
This educational video provides information on the Earned Income Tax Credit program as well as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. This video also lets you know about some free resources that will help you get the most from your income tax return. This video is provided by the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Kentucky, and provides legal information, not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Because this video is about federal laws, the information in it is true for every state. Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when: you or your spouse is pregnant or adopting a child you or someone in your immediate family has an illness someone in your immediate family was injured in active duty (also called military family leave)Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and...
Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, who to bring with you, what happens when you see the judge, meeting with a mediator, and more. We hope that you'll feel more at ease and prepared after you watch this video.
The “Grandparent Scam” has been perpetrated for several years and continues to impact elders throughout the country.
Watch this video to learn your rights under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) if you live in federally subsidized housing or have a Section 8 voucher. This video covers federal laws, so the information is true no matter what state you live in.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.Click one of the links below to skip directly to that section in the video.This video will help you if:you are facing eviction because of domestic violence,you are in danger of losing public...
This video describes how to make a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) if someone cheats you out of your money or you've spotted a scam. Go to ftc.gov/complaint.
This video tells you how to file for divorce in Connecticut. You can also watch this video in Spanish and Polish.
If you have a court case, but cannot afford to pay the court costs and fees, you may qualify for a “fee waiver.” A fee waiver means you do not have to pay some or all of the court costs and fees.This slideshow will walk you through the fee waiver form and explain what information is needed in each section. It might be helpful to have a copy of the form in front of you so you can fill it out while you watch the slideshow. Get a copy of the form.
Video: How to fill out Appearance (JD-CL-12) form By: The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch