Invited to Seniors and the Law Program at the Stamford-Norwalk
Judicial District Courthouse
Members of the public are
invited to attend a program for senior citizens entitled "Seniors and
the Law." Sponsored by the Connecticut Judicial Branch, the program is
scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at the Stamford-Norwalk
Judicial District Courthouse. The purpose of the event is to provide
seniors and their families and friends with access to reliable and
objective information about significant issues that may confront them.
Scheduled speakers include:
the Honorable Joseph H. Pellegrino, Chief Court Administrator; the
Honorable John F. Kavanewsky Jr., Administrative Judge for the
Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District; Attorney General Richard Blumenthal;
Acting Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Edwin Rodriguez;
Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney John DeMattia; Probate Court
Administrator James J. Lawlor; Attorney Sandra Sherlock-White; Jury
Administrator Karen A. Berris; and Robyn N. Oliver, Program Manager for
the Judicial Branch's Volunteer and Intern Program.
Topics scheduled to be
addressed include: fraud and schemes; abuse and 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 wills and do-not-resuscitate orders; and jury service as it
relates to senior citizens.
All seniors and their
families and friends are invited to attend this free program.
The program will run from
9:00 a.m. to noon. Registration is available online or by calling
the External Affairs Division, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch,
The Stamford Courthouse is
located at 123 Hoyt Street, Stamford.