Connecticut Law
Title 52 Civil Actions


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Connecticut Laws | Title 52 Civil Actions

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CHAPTER 895* CIVIL JURISDICTION

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Sec. 52-1. Administration of legal and equitable rights.

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Secs. 52-2 to 52-6a. Jurisdiction of justice of the peace and circuit, municipal and common pleas courts and divisions, generally. Appeals to appellate session of Superior Court; to Supreme Court.

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Sec. 52-7.

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Secs. 52-8 and 52-9. Jurisdiction of the court of common pleas for the judicial district of Waterbury. Civil actions in the Court of Common Pleas; where they may be brought or taken; exceptions.

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Sec. 52-9a.

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Sec. 52-9b. Civil jury sessions for the court of common pleas for New Haven County. Where held.

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Sec. 52-9c.

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Sec. 52-10. Jurisdiction of the Superior Court. Actions against judgments of.

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Sec. 52-11. Complaints for change of name. Exceptions re persons required to register with Commissioner of Public Safety as a sexual offender. Commissioner's standing to challenge change of name.

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Sec. 52-12. Jurisdiction over the sale of certain real property. Protection of unrepresented interests. Orders and decrees to be recorded.

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Sec. 52-13. Protection of unrepresented interests.

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Sec. 52-14. Jurisdiction of cases brought prior to October 1, 1955.

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Secs. 52-15 and 52-16. Naturalization of aliens. Disposal of fees.

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Sec. 52-17.

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Secs. 52-18 to 52-21. Actions for partition or sale of property. Jurisdiction of foreclosure or redemption suits. Return of action brought by foreign corporation. Action by nonresident executor, trustee or administrator.

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Sec. 52-22. Courts may pass title to real property by decree.

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Sec. 52-23. Order to guardian to convey ward's realty.

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Sec. 52-24.

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Secs. 52-25 to 52-28. Venue matters. Concurrent jurisdiction of Common Pleas and Superior Courts.

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Sec. 52-29. Superior Court may declare rights and legal relations.

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Secs. 52-30 and 52-31.

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Sec. 52-32. Transfer of causes brought to the wrong court.

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Sec. 52-32a.

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Secs. 52-33 to 52-36. Transfer of causes between Superior and Common Pleas Court. Transfers after pretrial sessions and conferences. Fees in transferred actions. Consolidation of actions. Jury in consolidated cases.

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Sec. 52-36a. Claiming of cases to jury on consolidation of actions where not previously claimed.

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Secs. 52-37 and 52-37a. Transmission of files and papers; procedure. Consolidation of actions in Circuit Court and Common Pleas or Superior Court.

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Sec. 52-38.

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Secs. 52-39 to 52-41. Distinct claims; separate counts; jurisdiction. Several claims; jurisdiction of Common Pleas Court. Limited jurisdiction; judgment above limit.

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Sec. 52-42.

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Secs. 52-42a and 52-43 to 52-45. Venue in actions involving security deposits. Venue where all parties nonresident. When justice action may be brought in adjoining town. Appeals from justice.

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CHAPTER 896* CIVIL PROCESS, SERVICE AND TIME FOR RETURN

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Sec. 52-45a. (Formerly Sec. 52-89). Commencement of civil actions. Contents and signature of process.

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Sec. 52-45b. (Formerly Sec. 52-90). Forms for commencement of civil action.

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Sec. 52-46. Time for service.

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Sec. 52-46a. Return of process.

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Sec. 52-47.

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Sec. 52-48. Return day of process.

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Secs. 52-48a and 52-49. Service and return day of process in Circuit Court. Appeals from administrative officers, when returnable.

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Sec. 52-50. Persons to whom process shall be directed.

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Sec. 52-51. Service by officer before giving bond.

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Sec. 52-52. Orders of notice of legal or judicial proceedings.

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Sec. 52-53. State marshal may make special deputation.

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Sec. 52-54. Service of summons.

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Sec. 52-55. When completion of service by another officer allowable.

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Sec. 52-56. Service of process outside of officer's precinct.

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Sec. 52-57. Manner of service upon individuals, municipalities, corporations, partnerships and voluntary associations.

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Sec. 52-57a. Service of process without state upon persons domiciled or subject to jurisdiction of courts in state.

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Secs. 52-57b, 52-58, 52-59 and 52-59a. Service of process upon: Partnerships; corporations, by advertisement or otherwise; voluntary associations; nonresident and foreign partnerships doing business in Connecticut.

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Sec. 52-59b. Jurisdiction of courts over nonresident individuals, foreign partnerships and foreign voluntary associations. Service of process.

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Sec. 52-59c. Service upon nonresident attaching creditor.

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Sec. 52-59d. Service of process outside country to be in accordance with treaty or convention or court order.

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Sec. 52-60. Judge of probate attorney for nonresident fiduciary.

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Sec. 52-61. Service upon nonresident fiduciaries.

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Sec. 52-62. Service upon nonresident in action for negligent operation of motor vehicle.

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Sec. 52-63. Service upon motor vehicle operator or owner not found at his recorded address.

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Sec. 52-64. Service in action against state.

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Sec. 52-65. Service upon nonresident in a quo warranto case.

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Sec. 52-66. Execution of process by borough bailiffs.

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Sec. 52-67. Service in actions on joint contracts.

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Sec. 52-68. Notice to nonresident adverse or interested parties and interested parties unknown to plaintiff.

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Sec. 52-69. Notice to "representatives and creditors", "widow" or "widower and heirs".

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Sec. 52-70. Endorsement on process for fees. Penalty for exacting illegal fees.

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Sec. 52-71. Process void if issued or served on Sunday.

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Sec. 52-72. Amendment of process.

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CHAPTER 897 PARTIES AND APPEARANCES

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Sec. 52-73. Municipal corporations may sue and be sued.

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Sec. 52-73a. (Formerly Sec. 52-116). Action on bond to municipal officer.

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Sec. 52-74. Action on foreign probate bond.

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Sec. 52-75. Action by holder of mortgage or lien where grantee assumed the debt.

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Sec. 52-76. Actions by and against voluntary associations.

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Sec. 52-77. Action by joint tenant or tenant in common; effect of nonjoinder.

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Sec. 52-78. Joinder of executor or administrator for a deceased joint contractor.

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Sec. 52-79. Joinder of husband and wife; costs.

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Sec. 52-80. Nonsuits and withdrawals; costs.

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Sec. 52-81. Costs taxable on withdrawal.

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Sec. 52-82. Withdrawal when court not in session or before return day.

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Sec. 52-83. Nonresident plaintiff's appearance by attorney sufficient.

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Sec. 52-84. When judgment by default may be rendered.

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Sec. 52-85. When garnishee may move to assign case for trial.

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Sec. 52-86. When creditor may appear and defend. Costs. Prohibited defenses.

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Sec. 52-87. Continuance on account of absent or nonresident defendant. Exceptions.

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Sec. 52-88. Defense by garnishee. Continuance, postponement or adjournment of action.

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CHAPTER 898* PLEADING

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Secs. 52-89 and 52-90.

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Sec. 52-91. Pleadings; contents of complaint.

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Sec. 52-91a. (Formerly Sec. 52-38). Foreclosure. Redemption. Matter in demand.

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Sec. 52-92. Demurrers to be specific.

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Secs. 52-93 to 52-96. Answer; general and special denial. Plaintiff's reply; general and special denial; further pleadings. Pleading over allowed if demurrer overruled. Pleading of counterclaim and set-off.

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Sec. 52-97. Union of legal and equitable causes of action; limitation.

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Sec. 52-98. Pleadings to allege the material facts in concise form.

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Sec. 52-99. Untrue allegations or denials; costs.

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Sec. 52-100. Motions to expunge or correct pleadings.

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Sec. 52-101. Joinder of interested persons as plaintiffs.

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Sec. 52-102. Joinder of persons with interest adverse to plaintiff and of necessary persons.

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Sec. 52-102a. Impleading of third party by defendant. Rights and remedies of third-party defendant.

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Sec. 52-102b. Addition of person as defendant for apportionment of liability purposes.

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Sec. 52-103. Citation of new parties by judge.

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Sec. 52-104. Joinder of plaintiffs and consolidation of causes.

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Sec. 52-105. Numerous parties may be represented by one.

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Sec. 52-106. Executor, administrator or trustee of express trust may sue or be sued alone.

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Sec. 52-107. Additional parties may be summoned in.

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Sec. 52-108. Nonjoinder and misjoinder of parties.

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Sec. 52-109. Substituted plaintiff.

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Sec. 52-110. Summoning in of third parties by defendant who counterclaims.

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Sec. 52-111. Effect of change of parties.

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Sec. 52-112. Insertion of names of partners in process in action by or against a partnership.

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Sec. 52-113. Common counts; bill of particulars.

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Sec. 52-114. Pleading of contributory negligence.

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Sec. 52-115. Pleading charters.

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Sec. 52-116.

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Sec. 52-117. Action on probate bond.

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Sec. 52-118. Action by assignee of chose in action.

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Sec. 52-119. Pleading to be according to rules and orders of court.

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Sec. 52-120. Pleading filed by consent after expiration of time.

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Sec. 52-121. Pleading may be filed after expiration of time fixed, but prior to hearing on motion for default judgment or nonsuit. Judgment or penalty for failure to plead.

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Sec. 52-122. Procedure in certain actions not changed.

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Sec. 52-123. Circumstantial defects not to abate pleadings.

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Secs. 52-124 and 52-125. Plea in abatement; issue of fact; answer over. Amendment after plea in abatement.

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Sec. 52-126. Action not abated on account of marriage.

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Sec. 52-127. Process not to be drawn or filled out by officer.

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Sec. 52-128. Amendment of pleadings by plaintiff; costs.

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Sec. 52-129. Amendment of pleadings in appeals from justices.

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Sec. 52-130. Amendment of defects, mistakes or informalities.

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Sec. 52-131. Amendment of claim against estate of insolvent debtor or deceased person.

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Secs. 52-132 to 52-134. Amendment of ad damnum clause. Relief beyond jurisdiction; transfer of action. Amendment raising damages after appeal from justice.

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Sec. 52-135. Amendment of pleadings after default or demurrer overruled; costs.

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Sec. 52-136. Amendment from contract to tort and vice versa.

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Sec. 52-137. Amendment changing the relief sought.

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Sec. 52-138. Amendment calling for legal relief; jury trial.

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Sec. 52-139. Set-off of mutual debts; procedure.

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Sec. 52-140. Set-off by defendant in suit by assignee.

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Sec. 52-141. Set-off in action for trespass or tort.

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Sec. 52-142. Joint debtors; discharge; set-off.

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CHAPTER 899* EVIDENCE

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Sec. 52-143. Subpoenas for witnesses. Penalty for failure to appear and testify.

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Sec. 52-144. Form of subpoena.

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Sec. 52-145. Certain witnesses not disqualified. Credibility.

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Sec. 52-146. Wife as a witness against her husband.

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Sec. 52-146a.

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Sec. 52-146b. Privileged communications made to clergymen.

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Sec. 52-146c. Privileged communications between psychologist and patient.

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Sec. 52-146d. (Formerly Sec. 52-146a). Privileged communications between psychiatrist and patient. Definitions.

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Sec. 52-146e. Disclosure of communications.

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Sec. 52-146f. Consent not required for disclosure, when.

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Sec. 52-146g. Access to communications and records by persons engaged in research.

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Sec. 52-146h. Transfer of information to Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Storage of records and communications.

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Sec. 52-146i. Labeling of confidential records.

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Sec. 52-146j. Judicial relief.

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Sec. 52-146k. Privileged communications between battered women's or sexual assault counselor and victim.

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Sec. 52-146l. Disclosure of privileged communication by interpreter prohibited.

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Sec. 52-146m. Communication made by or to deaf or hearing impaired person with assistance of operator of special telecommunications equipment deemed privileged.

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Sec. 52-146n. Disclosure of confidential communications between Judicial Department employee and employee assistance program counselor prohibited. Information re participation in employee assistance program.

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Sec. 52-146o. Disclosure of patient communication or information by physician, surgeon or health care provider prohibited.

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Sec. 52-146p. Disclosure of privileged communications between marital and family therapist and person consulting such therapist prohibited. Exceptions.

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Sec. 52-146q. Disclosure of confidential communications between social worker and person consulting such social worker prohibited. Exceptions.

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Sec. 52-146r. Disclosure of confidential communications between government attorney and public official or employee of public agency prohibited.

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Sec. 52-146s. Disclosure of confidential information between professional counselor and person consulting such professional counselor prohibited. Exceptions.

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Sec. 52-146t. Protection from compelled disclosure of information obtained by news media.

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Sec. 52-147. Written statements in actions to recover damages for personal injuries.

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Sec. 52-148. Depositions in civil actions and probate proceedings.

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Sec. 52-148a. Taking of depositions. When court order necessary.

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Sec. 52-148b. Notice of taking of deposition.

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Sec. 52-148c. Before whom depositions may be taken.

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Sec. 52-148d. Requirements for taking of depositions. Party subject to taking of deposition.

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Sec. 52-148e. Issuance of subpoena for taking of deposition. Deposition to be used in federal court or court of other state or foreign country.

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Sec. 52-149. Depositions of persons sixty years old.

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Sec. 52-149a. Depositions of medical witnesses.

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Sec. 52-150. Interested persons not to write depositions.

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Sec. 52-151. Custody and opening of depositions.

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Sec. 52-152. Depositions of persons in armed forces.

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Secs. 52-153 and 52-154. Subpoena to deponent; commitment. Commission to take deposition of nonresident; notice where whereabouts of adverse party unknown.

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Sec. 52-155. Depositions before commissioner appointed by other jurisdiction. Compulsory process for witnesses.

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Sec. 52-156. Preservation of the testimony of a witness.

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Sec. 52-156a. Deposition to perpetuate testimony before action or pending appeal.

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Sec. 52-157. Taking of deposition may be adjourned.

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Sec. 52-158. Deposition may be used in Appellate Court.

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Sec. 52-159. Deposition may be used in another action.

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Sec. 52-159a. Disclosure of names or reports of plaintiff's expert witnesses in malpractice action.

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Sec. 52-160. Admissibility in subsequent trial of testimony of witness recorded in former trial.

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Sec. 52-161. Transcript of stenographer's or court reporter's record part of official record.

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Sec. 52-161a. Subpoenaing of court reporter as witness.

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Sec. 52-161b. Subpoenaing of crime victim by pro se litigant. Court authorization required.

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Sec. 52-162. Exemplification of laws of other states.

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Sec. 52-163. Judicial notice of special acts, regulations of state and municipal agencies and municipal ordinances.

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Sec. 52-163a. Determination of the law of jurisdictions outside this state.

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Sec. 52-164. Reports of judicial decisions of other states.

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Sec. 52-165. Records of corporations and public offices.

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Sec. 52-166. Orders of state officials.

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Sec. 52-167. Corporation certificates; copies as prima facie evidence.

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Sec. 52-168. U.S. revenue stamps on recorded documents.

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Sec. 52-169. Protests of bills and notes.

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Sec. 52-170. Records of directors of health and religious societies.

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Sec. 52-171. Sworn copies of files and records.

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Sec. 52-172. Declarations and memoranda of deceased persons.

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Sec. 52-173. Entries admissible for those claiming title from decedent.

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Sec. 52-174. Admissibility of records and reports of certain expert witnesses as business entries.

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Sec. 52-174a. Admissibility of reports or bills re pregnancy, childbirth or genetic or blood testing as business record.

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Sec. 52-175. Entries and memoranda of mentally ill and incapable persons.

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Sec. 52-175a. Negligence action, construction of acts of blind person.

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Sec. 52-176. Promise to pay barred debt to be in writing.

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Sec. 52-177. Action on bond. Burden of proving value of principal's interest.

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Sec. 52-178. Adverse party or officer, agent or employee thereof may be compelled to testify.

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Sec. 52-178a. Physical examination of plaintiff, when.

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Sec. 52-179. Seal and its equivalent.

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Sec. 52-180. Admissibility of business entries and photographic copies.

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Sec. 52-180a. Admissibility of out-of-state hospital record or bill for treatment.

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Sec. 52-181. Evidence of death or capture.

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Sec. 52-182. Presumption of family car or motorboat in operation by certain person.

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Sec. 52-183. Presumption of agency in motor vehicle operation.

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Sec. 52-184.

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Sec. 52-184a. Evidence obtained illegally by electronic device inadmissible.

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Sec. 52-184b. Failure to bill and advance payments inadmissible in malpractice cases.

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Sec. 52-184c. Standard of care in negligence action against health care provider. Qualifications of expert witness.

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Sec. 52-184d. Inadmissibility of apology made by health care provider to alleged victim of unanticipated outcome of medical care.

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CHAPTER 900* COURT PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

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Sec. 52-185. Bond or recognizance for prosecution.

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Sec. 52-186. Court may order bond.

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Sec. 52-187. Member of community defending to give bond.

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Sec. 52-188. Court may order bond by nonresident defendant in realty action.

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Sec. 52-189. Surety company bond acceptable.

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Sec. 52-190. Action on probate bond. Endorsement of writ.

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Sec. 52-190a. Prior reasonable inquiry and certificate of good faith required in negligence action against a health care provider. Ninety-day extension of statute of limitations.

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Sec. 52-190c. Mandatory mediation for negligence action against health care provider. Stipulation by mediator and parties. Rules.

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Sec. 52-191. Precedence of actions in favor of the state.

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Sec. 52-191b. Precedence of proceedings involving planning commissions.

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Sec. 52-192. Precedence of other cases in order of trial.

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Sec. 52-192b. Offers of judgment. Applicability.

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Sec. 52-193. Offer of compromise by defendant.

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Sec. 52-194. Acceptance of defendant's offer of compromise.

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Sec. 52-195. Effect of failure to accept defendant's offer of compromise.

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Sec. 52-195a. (Formerly Sec. 52-256). Unliquidated damages; tender.

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Sec. 52-195b. Referral of civil action involving motor vehicle to alternative dispute resolution program. Expedited process case. Privileged case.

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Sec. 52-195c. Time period for payment of settlement amount.

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Sec. 52-196. Motion to continue or postpone.

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Sec. 52-197. Motion for disclosure. Rules.

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Sec. 52-197a.

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Sec. 52-197b. Discovery outside country to be in accordance with treaty or convention or court order.

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Sec. 52-198. Disclosure; examination of officer of corporation.

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Sec. 52-199. Questions which need not be answered. Self-incrimination.

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Sec. 52-200. Disclosure not conclusive.

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Sec. 52-200a. Defendant's insurance liability policy limits and insurer's duty to indemnify subject to discovery.

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Sec. 52-201. Action on nonnegotiable instruments; defense. Assignment.

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Sec. 52-202.

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Sec. 52-203. Demand for receipt not to vitiate a legal tender.

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Sec. 52-204. Recovery of expenditures by husband or parent.

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Sec. 52-205. Court may determine order in which issues shall be tried.

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Sec. 52-206. Writings; admission of their execution.

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Sec. 52-207. Defense based on Sunday contract.

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Sec. 52-208. Reception of evidence objected to as inadmissible.

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Sec. 52-209. Argument of counsel; time limit.

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Sec. 52-210. Motion for nonsuit.

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Sec. 52-211. Refusal to set aside nonsuit; appeal.

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Sec. 52-212. Opening judgment upon default or nonsuit.

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Sec. 52-212a. Civil judgment or decree opened or set aside within four months only.

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Secs. 52-213 and 52-214. Justice of the peace to keep docket, entry fee. Jury in suit before justice of the peace.

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Sec. 52-215. Dockets. Jury cases. Court cases.

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Sec. 52-215a. Jury of six in civil actions.

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Sec. 52-216. Deciding questions of law and of fact.

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Sec. 52-216a. Reading of agreements or releases to jury prohibited. Adjustments for excessive and inadequate verdicts permitted.

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Sec. 52-216b. Articulation to trier of fact of amount of damages claimed to be recoverable permitted.

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Sec. 52-216c. Failure to call a witness. Jury instruction prohibited; argument by counsel permitted.

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Sec. 52-217. Violation of statute by minor.

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Sec. 52-218. Jury may try issues of fact in equitable action.

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Sec. 52-219. Claim for damages and equitable relief; separate trials.

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Sec. 52-220. Hearing in damages: When to jury.

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Sec. 52-221. Hearing in damages: Evidence. Notice.

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Sec. 52-221a. Hearing in damages: Proof of damages on defendant's failure to appear.

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Sec. 52-222. Verdict by nine jurors.

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Sec. 52-223. Jury may be three times returned to consider verdict.

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Sec. 52-224. Special verdicts. Jury to assess damages.

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Sec. 52-225. Judgment on verdict; assessment of damages when judgment rendered other than on verdict.

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Sec. 52-225a. Reduction in economic damages in personal injury and wrongful death actions for collateral source payments.

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Sec. 52-225b. "Collateral sources" defined.

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Sec. 52-225c. Recovery of collateral source benefits prohibited.

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Sec. 52-225d. Payment of damages in lump sum and periodic installments in personal injury, wrongful death and property damage actions.

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Sec. 52-225e. Notice of settlement in excess of ten thousand dollars by insurer to claimant.

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Sec. 52-225f. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights prior to October 1, 2003.

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Sec. 52-225g. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights: Definitions.

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Sec. 52-225h. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights: Required disclosures to payee.

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Sec. 52-225i. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights: Approval.

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Sec. 52-225j. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights: Effect.

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Sec. 52-225k. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights: Procedure for approval.

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Sec. 52-225l. Transfer of structured settlement payment rights: General provisions.

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Sec. 52-226. Trial to the court. Special finding.

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Sec. 52-226a. Special finding that action or defense without merit and not in good faith.

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Sec. 52-227. Judgment for or against some of the parties only.

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Sec. 52-228. Judgment too large; remittitur; correction.

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Sec. 52-228a. Appeal from order of remittitur or additur.

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Sec. 52-228b. Setting aside of verdict in action claiming money damages.

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Sec. 52-228c. Remittitur when noneconomic damages in negligence action against health care provider determined to be excessive.

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Secs. 52-229 and 52-230. Continuance of cases on docket of Superior Court or Court of Common Pleas. Discontinuance of cases in Circuit Court.

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Sec. 52-231. Facts on which judgments found to appear on record.

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Sec. 52-231a. Filing of affidavit re other custody proceedings; visitation rights.

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Sec. 52-231b. Entry of order or judgment or approval of settlement that prohibits or restricts disclosure of sexual abuse of minor prohibited.

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Sec. 52-232. Judge to file memorandum of decision on demurrer.

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Sec. 52-233. Certification of statutory appeals taken to a judge.

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Sec. 52-234. Time for entering of justice appeals.

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Sec. 52-235. Reservation of questions of law.

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Sec. 52-235a. Declaratory judgment to determine orders of priorities.

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Sec. 52-235b. Proceedings stayed if attorney unable to appear.

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Sec. 52-235c. Referral to alternative dispute resolution program. Stay of proceedings in court.

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Sec. 52-235d. Mediation. Disclosure.

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Sec. 52-235e. Stay of proceedings in action against crime victim during pendency of criminal proceeding.

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CHAPTER 901* DAMAGES, COSTS AND FEES

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Sec. 52-236. Actions on contract; evidence of damages since suit.

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Sec. 52-237. Damages in actions for libel.

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Sec. 52-238. Damages in actions on penal bonds.

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Sec. 52-239. When broadcasting stations, networks, CATV systems liable for defamation.

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Sec. 52-240. Effect of damages on costs.

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Sec. 52-240a. Award of attorney's fees in product liability action.

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Sec. 52-240b. Punitive damages in product liability actions.

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Sec. 52-243. Costs when plaintiff is partly successful.

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Sec. 52-244. When plaintiff not to recover costs.

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Sec. 52-245. False statement concerning defense. Costs.

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Sec. 52-246. Costs for service by indifferent person.

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Sec. 52-247. Officer's fees on foreign attachment when garnishee not cited in.

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Sec. 52-248. Costs when there are more civil actions than necessary.

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Sec. 52-249. Costs and attorney's fees in actions for foreclosure and substitution of bond.

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Sec. 52-249a. Costs and attorney's fee in action upon a bond substituted for a mechanic's lien.

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Sec. 52-250. Costs of application to dissolve injunction.

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Sec. 52-251. Expenses and counsel fees in action to construe will or for advice concerning will or trust.

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Sec. 52-251a. Costs, attorney's fees on small claims matter transferred to regular docket.

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Sec. 52-251b. Costs and attorney's fees in action for deprivation of civil rights.

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Sec. 52-251c. Limitation on attorney contingency fees in personal injury, wrongful death and property damage actions. Waiver of limitation by claimant.

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Sec. 52-251d. Attorney's fees in action to establish paternity or establish, modify or enforce child support orders in TANF cases.

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Sec. 52-252. Costs for nonappearance of party giving notice of deposition.

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Sec. 52-253. Costs in suit against manufacturers for nuisance.

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Sec. 52-254. Costs in amicable suit.

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Sec. 52-255. Costs on motion to expunge.

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Sec. 52-256.

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Sec. 52-256b. Award of attorney's and officer's fees in contempt action.

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Sec. 52-257. Fees of parties in civil actions.

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Sec. 52-257a. Fees in Circuit Court.

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Sec. 52-258. Jury fees.

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Sec. 52-259. Court fees.

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Sec. 52-259a. Exemptions from certain fee requirements.

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Sec. 52-259b. Waiver of fees and payment of the cost of service of process for indigent party.

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Sec. 52-259c. Fee to open, set aside, modify, extend or reargue judgment.

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Sec. 52-259d. Additional fee for civil causes.

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Sec. 52-260. Witness fees.

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Sec. 52-261. Fees and expenses of officers and persons serving process or performing other duties.

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Sec. 52-262. Fees for signing process, administering oaths, acknowledgments.

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Sec. 52-264. Judges of Supreme Court to make rules for appeals and writs of error.

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Sec. 52-265. Action of Supreme Court on appeals and writs of error. Costs.

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Sec. 52-265a. Direct appeal on questions involving the public interest.

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Sec. 52-266. Several issues; new trial to be limited to issue in error.

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Sec. 52-267. Judge dying or ceasing to hold office at the time of decision; cause remanded to court rendering decision.

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Sec. 52-268. New trial when judge, stenographer or court reporter dies or becomes incapacitated and review of errors not possible.

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CHAPTER 903 NEW TRIALS

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Secs. 52-272 and 52-273. Writs of error in matters of law only; return days. Writ of error; limitations.

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Sec. 52-274. Writs of error from summary process judgments.

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Sec. 52-278a. Definitions.

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Sec. 52-278b. Availability of prejudgment remedy.

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Sec. 52-278d. Hearing on prejudgment remedy application. Determination by the court. Service of process. Stay of order. Posting of bond by plaintiff.

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Sec. 52-278e. Allowance of prejudgment remedy without hearing. Notice to defendant. Claim form. Subsequent hearing and order. Attachment of real property of municipal officers.

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Sec. 52-278m. When personal service not required.

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Sec. 52-280. Service of writ of attachment.

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Sec. 52-281. Order for attachment on plaintiff's application during pendency of action.

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Sec. 52-282.

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Sec. 52-283. Certain attachments effective without removal of property.

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Sec. 52-283a. Discharge of attachment.

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Sec. 52-284. Attachment against nonresident.

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Sec. 52-286. Attachment of leasehold interests.

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Sec. 52-294. Procedure on sale of attached property.

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Sec. 52-295. Costs and expenses of appraisal.

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Sec. 52-296. Disposition of avails of attachment sale.

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Sec. 52-297. Avails of attachment sale may be attached.

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Sec. 52-298. Defendant may take avails of sale on giving bond.

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Sec. 52-299. Attachment of partnership property for partner's debt.

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Sec. 52-300. Discontinuance of attachment proceedings; security.

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Secs. 52-301 to 52-303. Statement of claim of plaintiff may be required on defendant's application. Discharge of excessive attachment; cost of proceeding.

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Sec. 52-304. Dissolution of attachment by substitution of bond or lien.

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Sec. 52-306. Notice of application to dissolve attachment.

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Sec. 52-307. Amount of attachment bond or substitute lien; hearing as to sufficiency.

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Sec. 52-308. Form of attachment bond.

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Sec. 52-309. Return of application, bond or certified copy of lien and proceedings.

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Sec. 52-310. Certificate of dissolution of attachment.

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Sec. 52-311. Attachment; new bond or lien may be required.

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Secs. 52-312 to 52-320. Discharge from arrest on mesne process. Bail when person arrested on civil process. Special bail required in order to plead. Taking of bail after term or session of court. Liability of surety on bail bond. Actions on bail bond. Assignment of bail bond. Rights of surety. Recognizance of surety in absence of principal.

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Sec. 52-321a. Trust or retirement income and certain retirement, education and medical savings accounts unavailable to creditors. Exceptions for qualified domestic relations order, recovery of costs of incarceration and recovery of damages by victim of crime.

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Sec. 52-323. Penalty for not filing certificate.

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Sec. 52-324. Certificate of court clerk upon happening of certain events or attachment becoming ineffective.

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Sec. 52-325. Notice of lis pendens.

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Sec. 52-325d. Motion for discharge of invalid notice of lis pendens.

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Sec. 52-326. Discharge of lis pendens and invalid liens.

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Sec. 52-327. Duration of attachment lien on real estate. Discharge upon expiration.

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Sec. 52-331. Disclosure by garnishee to officer.

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Sec. 52-332. Corporation as garnishee; disclosure; nonappearance.

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Sec. 52-333. Liability of garnishee for not appearing.

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Sec. 52-334. Disclosure by garnishee.

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Sec. 52-335. Service of garnishee process on corporation.

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Sec. 52-337. Service on bank or trust company as garnishee.

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Sec. 52-337a. Garnishment of checking account.

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Sec. 52-338. Service on nonresident garnishee.

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Sec. 52-339. Service on partnership garnishees.

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Sec. 52-340. Subrogation of factorizing creditor.

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Sec. 52-341. Attachment of debt evidenced by negotiable note.

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Sec. 52-342. Presentation of debt by attaching creditor to decedent's or insolvent estate.

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Sec. 52-343. Death of garnishee pending attachment.

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Sec. 52-344. Levy of execution as a discharge of garnishee.

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Sec. 52-345. Judgment debt attached. Stay of execution.

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Sec. 52-346. Garnishments of mortgages.

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CHAPTER 906* POSTJUDGMENT PROCEDURES

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Secs. 52-347 to 52-350. Form of execution. Service and return of execution. Interest on judgments collected on executions. Execution upon unsatisfied judgment of justice.

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Sec. 52-350a. Definitions.

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Sec. 52-350d. Jurisdiction of Superior Court.

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Sec. 52-350e. Service of process.

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Sec. 52-350f. Enforcement of money judgment. Costs, fees and interest.

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Sec. 52-351. New judgment to include unsatisfied costs of execution.

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Sec. 52-351a. Notice of enforcement action to be given judgment debtor.

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Sec. 52-351b. Discovery by judgment creditor.

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Sec. 52-352. Property exempt from attachment and execution.

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Sec. 52-352a. Definitions for exempt property provisions.

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Sec. 52-352b. Exempt property.

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Sec. 52-352c. Additional exempt property.

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Sec. 52-352d. Exempt property of farm partnership.

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Sec. 52-353. Levy on and sale of personal property exempt to a certain amount.

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Secs. 52-354 and 52-355. Exemption of sick benefits and insurance moneys. Exemption of body from execution.

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Sec. 52-355a. Judgment lien on personal property.

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Sec. 52-356. Levy on personal estate.

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Sec. 52-356a. Execution against certain nonexempt personal property. Fees.

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Sec. 52-356b. Court order for transfer of specified property or evidence.

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Sec. 52-356c. Determination of interests in disputed property.

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Sec. 52-356d. Installment payment order.

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Secs. 52-357 to 52-361. Demand on execution when defendant has left the state. Sale on execution at other place than signpost. Adjournment of execution sale. When indifferent person may conduct execution sale. Execution on wages after judgment.

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Sec. 52-361a. Execution on wages after judgment.

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Sec. 52-361b. Notification of judgment debtor's rights. Claim for exemption or modification.

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Sec. 52-362. Income withholding and unemployment compensation for support.

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Sec. 52-362a. Welfare support executions.

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Sec. 52-362b. Priority of voluntary wage deduction authorization for support over wage executions.

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Sec. 52-362c. Voluntary wage deduction authorization for support.

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Sec. 52-362d. Lien against property of obligor for unpaid child support. Securing, releasing or foreclosing lien. Notice of lien and opportunity for hearing. Information re unpaid support reported to participating consumer reporting agency. Offset for child support arrearage against money payable by state to obligor. Notification by Connecticut Lottery Corporation. Hearings re alleged arrearages. Regulations.

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Sec. 52-362e. Withholding federal income tax refunds in amount equal to support arrearage. Procedures. Eligibility. Regulations.

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Sec. 52-362f. Enforcement of child support orders by income withholding.

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Sec. 52-362g. Notice by IV-D agency for collection of current or past due child support payments.

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Sec. 52-362h. Defense re withholding support arrearage from federal and state income tax refunds.

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Sec. 52-362i. Court may require cash deposit of support to be held in escrow by Connecticut Child Support Enforcement Bureau or Support Enforcement Services, when.

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Sec. 52-362j. "Past-due support", "overdue support", defined.

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Sec. 52-363. Levy on machinery, implements and crops. Removal.

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Sec. 52-364. Levy against partnership.

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Sec. 52-365. Demand on execution against voluntary association.

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Secs. 52-366 and 52-367. Levy of execution against oyster-bed association. Levy on corporate stock.

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Sec. 52-367a. Execution against debts due from financial institution. Judgment debtor other than natural person.

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Sec. 52-367b. Execution against debts due from financial institution. Natural person as judgment debtor.

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Sec. 52-367c. Execution against lottery and pari-mutuel winnings.

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Secs. 52-368 to 52-380. Levy on: Interest of one railroad in property of another railroad; body execution; body for want of bail; real estate; real estate of voluntary association. Return and record of levy on real estate. Levy on: Equity in real and personal estate; lands in different towns. Appointment of appraisers when town is interested. Levy on equity of redemption in different towns. Charge of illegal fees not to vitiate levy. Levy on: Oyster beds; leases and franchises.

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Sec. 52-380a. Judgment lien on real property.

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Sec. 52-380b. (Formerly Sec. 49-54). Judgment lien on certain public utility property.

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Sec. 52-380c. (Formerly Sec. 49-40b). Judgment liens expired by limitation of time.

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Sec. 52-380d. (Formerly Sec. 49-46a). Release of judgment lien on real or personal property. Form.

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Sec. 52-380e. Discharge of judgment lien on substitution of bond or lien on other property.

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Sec. 52-380f. (Formerly Sec. 49-50). Discharge of judgment lien from property not needed to secure judgment.

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Sec. 52-380g. Release of judgment lien on satisfaction of judgment.

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Sec. 52-380h. (Formerly Sec. 49-47). Form of judgment lien foreclosure certificates.

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Sec. 52-380i. (Formerly Sec. 49-48). Foreclosure of lien when plaintiff holds mortgage.

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Sec. 52-381. Liability of garnishee; scire facias.

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Sec. 52-382. Levy on nonresident garnishee.

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Sec. 52-383. Levy when garnishee has left the state.

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Sec. 52-384. Scire facias against garnishee who has left state.

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Sec. 52-385. Scire facias founded on justice judgment.

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Sec. 52-386. Stay of execution when debt is not payable.

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Sec. 52-387. Scire facias; defense by assignee or claimant.

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Sec. 52-388. Commission to take disclosure of garnishee.

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Sec. 52-389. Attachment lien on debt due from solvent estate.

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Sec. 52-390. Execution; demand for legacy or distributive share.

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Sec. 52-391. Execution; demand for debt due from insolvent estate.

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Sec. 52-392. Execution; payment by executor, administrator or trustee.

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Sec. 52-393. Scire facias against executor, administrator or trustee.

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Secs. 52-394 to 52-396. Officer to give items of fees to execution debtor. Completion of levy by officer not reelected or reappointed. Satisfaction of judgment to be entered on record.

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Sec. 52-397. Examination of judgment debtor.

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Sec. 52-398. Scope of inquiry; debtor not excused from answering.

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Sec. 52-399. Commitment of debtor for contempt.

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Sec. 52-400. Costs of examination.

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Sec. 52-400a. Protective order by court. Execution against specified property.

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Sec. 52-400b. Penalty for failure to comply with certain court orders.

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Sec. 52-400c. Attorney's fees.

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Sec. 52-400d. Appeal of certain court decisions.

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Sec. 52-400e. Failure to pay judgment as basis for revocation, suspension or refusal to grant or renew license of licensed business.

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Sec. 52-400f. Priority of claims for deposits for consumer goods and services.

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CHAPTER 907* ACTIONS FOR ACCOUNTING

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Sec. 52-401. Court to settle terms of accounting.

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Sec. 52-402. Procedure. Auditors' fees.

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Sec. 52-403. Accounting before a justice of the peace.

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Sec. 52-404. Accounting between coexecutors and cotenants.

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Sec. 52-405. Appeal in action demanding an accounting.

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CHAPTER 908* AMICABLE SUITS

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Sec. 52-406. Submission of agreed case.

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Sec. 52-407. Appeal.

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CHAPTER 909* ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS

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Sec. 52-408. Agreements to arbitrate.

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Sec. 52-409. Stay of proceedings in court.

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Sec. 52-410. Application for court order to proceed with arbitration.

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Sec. 52-411. Appointment of arbitrator or umpire.

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Sec. 52-412. Subpoenas and depositions.

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Sec. 52-413. Hearing; time and place; adjournment.

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Sec. 52-414. Additional arbitrator. Rehearing. Oath.

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Sec. 52-415. Arbitrators may ask advice of courts.

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Sec. 52-416. Time within which award shall be rendered. Notice.

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Sec. 52-417. Application for order confirming award.

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Sec. 52-418. Vacating award.

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Sec. 52-419. Modification or correction of award.

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Sec. 52-420. Motion to confirm, vacate or modify award.

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Sec. 52-421. Record to be filed with clerk of court. Effect and enforcement of judgment or decree.

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Sec. 52-422. Order pendente lite.

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Sec. 52-423. Appeal.

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Sec. 52-424. Reference of pending actions to arbitration.

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CHAPTER 910 COMMITTEES, AUDITORS AND REFEREES

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Sec. 52-426. Compensation of committee and stenographer.

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Sec. 52-427. Auditors or committee may be appointed when court not in session.

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Sec. 52-428. Auditors in actions involving matters of accounting.

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Sec. 52-429. Powers of auditors and committees over witnesses.

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Sec. 52-430. Filling of auditor or committee vacancies when court not in session.

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Sec. 52-431. Recommittal of incomplete report.

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Sec. 52-432. Judge not to be auditor or committee.

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Sec. 52-433. Auditor or committee appointed judge may finish case.

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Sec. 52-434. State referees.

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Sec. 52-434a. Powers of referees.

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Sec. 52-434b. Referrals to senior judges; their powers and compensation.

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CHAPTER 911 PATERNITY PROCEEDINGS

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Sec. 52-435. Bastardy complaint by mother.

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Sec. 52-436. Continuance of case; evidence.

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Sec. 52-440. When state or town may maintain suit.

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Sec. 52-441. Suit may be compromised by Welfare Commissioner or selectmen.

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CHAPTER 912* FLOWAGE PETITIONS

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Sec. 52-446. Petition to flow land; contents; procedure.

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Sec. 52-447. Petition to be heard by committee, unless parties agree.

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Sec. 52-448. Not to interfere with existing dams or millsites.

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Sec. 52-449. Procedure upon report of committee. New inquiry by court.

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Sec. 52-450. Reassessment of damages by jury; addition by court.

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Sec. 52-451. Objections to action of jury.

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Sec. 52-452. Costs of reassessment; bond.

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Sec. 52-453. Effect of assessment; payment of damages and costs.

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Sec. 52-457. Damages.

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Sec. 52-458. Reassessment of damages.

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Sec. 52-459. Setting aside reassessment.

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Sec. 52-460. Payment of costs.

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Sec. 52-461. Obstruction to drainage.

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CHAPTER 914 FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER

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CHAPTER 915* HABEAS CORPUS

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Sec. 52-466. Application for writ of habeas corpus. Service. Return.

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Sec. 52-468. Commitment for contempt; application for discharge.

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Sec. 52-469. Averments of return may be denied or other facts alleged.

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Sec. 52-470. Summary disposal of the case. Appeal by person convicted of crime.

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Sec. 52-472. Bond on issue of temporary injunction.

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Sec. 52-473. Injunctions may be granted immediately or after notice.

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Sec. 52-474. Interested persons may appear and be heard.

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Sec. 52-475. Dissolution of temporary injunction.

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Sec. 52-476. Continuance pending appeal.

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Sec. 52-477. Permanent injunction; stay pending appeal.

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Sec. 52-478. Removal of stay or dissolution of injunction.

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Sec. 52-479. Reservation for advice. Dissolution of injunction.

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Sec. 52-480. Injunction against malicious erection of structure.

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Sec. 52-482. Injunction against manufacturing fish oil or manure.

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Sec. 52-483. Injunction against sale on execution; adjournment of sale.

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CHAPTER 917 INTERPLEADER

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CHAPTER 918 MANDAMUS, NE EXEAT, PROHIBITION AND QUO WARRANTO

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Sec. 52-486. Mandamus. Return. Judgment for costs.

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Sec. 52-487. Enforcement of corporation laws.

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Sec. 52-489. Issue of writ of ne exeat.

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Sec. 52-491. Complaint in the nature of quo warranto.

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Sec. 52-492. Quo warranto; costs to prevailing party; bond.

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Sec. 52-493. Order in the nature of prerogative writs.

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CHAPTER 919* PARTITION OR SALE OF REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY

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Sec. 52-496. Devise of freehold with contingent interest; partition.

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Sec. 52-497. Decrees to be recorded in land records.

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Sec. 52-498. Sale of land when trust cannot be executed.

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Sec. 52-499. Sale of land to promote the interest of beneficiaries.

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Sec. 52-502. Orders to protect parties and effectuate sale. Sale by committee.

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Sec. 52-503. Partition or sale of property when estate in settlement.

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Sec. 52-506. Receiver to give bond.

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Sec. 52-507. Authority of receiver of corporation.

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Sec. 52-508. Receiver to file semiannual statements.

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Sec. 52-509. Appointment of receiver of partnership.

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Sec. 52-510. Power of court over partnership property.

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Sec. 52-511. Receiver entitled to control of partnership property.

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Sec. 52-512. Preference in receivership proceedings to claims for wages and deposits for consumer goods and services.

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Sec. 52-513. Court may remove receiver at pleasure and fill vacancy.

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Sec. 52-516. Commencement of action of replevin. Prejudgment remedy.

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Sec. 52-517. Replevin for property attached.

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Sec. 52-518. Replevin writ; affidavit as to value of goods and recognizance required.

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Sec. 52-519. Form of writ, affidavit and bond.

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Sec. 52-521. Replevin; service; new bond; voiding of process.

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Sec. 52-522. Pleadings.

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Sec. 52-523. Complaint.

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Sec. 52-524. Defenses.

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Sec. 52-525. Statement of title.

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Sec. 52-526. Judgment.

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Sec. 52-527. Transfer of cause to higher court.

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Sec. 52-528. Procedure on withdrawal or nonsuit of plaintiff.

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Sec. 52-529. Burden of proof. Evidence. Damages and costs.

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Sec. 52-530. Damages for property not replevied. No costs against common carrier.

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Sec. 52-531. Nonresident defendant; security for costs.

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CHAPTER 922 SUMMARY PROCESS

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Secs. 52-532 to 52-549.

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CHAPTER 922a HEARING OF SMALL CLAIMS

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Sec. 52-549a. Application for hearing before a commissioner of the Superior Court.

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Sec. 52-549b. Where hearing may be held.

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Sec. 52-549c. Hearing before commissioner. Procedure. Counsel. Withdrawal. Award and judgment.

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CHAPTER 922b* FACT-FINDING AND ARBITRATION

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Sec. 52-549o. Assignment of fact-finders. Hearings.

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Sec. 52-549p. Appointment of fact-finders. Compensation. Powers.

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Sec. 52-549q. Adjournment of meeting of arbitrators. Meeting of arbitrators. Absence of arbitrator.

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Sec. 52-549r. Rules of evidence to apply to fact-finding proceedings. Finding of fact. Award.

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Sec. 52-549s. Consideration of finding by court. Objections. Authority of court re finding.

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Sec. 52-549t. Failure to appear. Payment of fees of fact-finder. Dismissal of action.

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Sec. 52-549u. Arbitration of certain civil actions. Rules of procedure.

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Sec. 52-549v. Assignment of arbitrators. Arbitration proceedings.

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Sec. 52-549w. Appointment of arbitrators. Compensation. Powers.

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Sec. 52-549x. Decision of arbitrator.

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Sec. 52-549y. Failure to appear. Judgment. Motion to open or set aside judgment. Dismissal of action. Payment of arbitration fee.

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Sec. 52-549z. Appeal. Trial de novo.

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Sec. 52-549aa. Setting aside award. Trial de novo.

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CHAPTER 923 STATUTE OF FRAUDS

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Sec. 52-550. Statute of frauds; written agreement or memorandum.

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Sec. 52-551. Sale of personal property.

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CHAPTER 923a* UNIFORM FRAUDULENT TRANSFER ACT

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Sec. 52-552. Fraudulent conveyances, judgments, contracts, when void.

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Sec. 52-552a. Short title: Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.

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Sec. 52-552b. Definitions.

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Sec. 52-552c. Insolvency.

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Sec. 52-552d. Value.

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Sec. 52-552e. Transfers fraudulent as to present creditors.

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Sec. 52-552f. Transfers fraudulent as to present creditors.

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Sec. 52-552g. When transfer is made or obligation is incurred.

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Sec. 52-552h. Remedies of creditors.

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Sec. 52-552i. Defenses, liability and protection of transferee.

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Sec. 52-552j. Extinguishment of cause of action.

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Sec. 52-552k. Supplementary provisions.

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Sec. 52-552l. Uniformity of application and construction.

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CHAPTER 924 WAGERING CONTRACTS

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Sec. 52-553. Wagers and wagering contract void.

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Sec. 52-554. Recovery of money lost in gaming.

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CHAPTER 925* STATUTORY RIGHTS OF ACTION AND DEFENSES

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Sec. 52-555. Actions for injuries resulting in death.

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Sec. 52-555a. Actions for loss of consortium re death of spouse independent for determination of damages.

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Sec. 52-555b. Actions for loss of consortium re death of spouse to be joined with all actions re death of spouse.

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Sec. 52-555c. Statute of limitations. Actions for loss of consortium re death of spouse contingent upon proof of facts for wrongful death.

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Sec. 52-555d. Eligibility for workers' compensation benefits bar to action for loss of consortium against employer.

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Sec. 52-556. Actions for injuries caused by motor vehicles owned by the state.

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Sec. 52-557. Injury to children being transported to school.

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Sec. 52-557a. Standard of care owed social invitee.

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Sec. 52-557b. "Good samaritan law". Immunity from liability for emergency medical assistance, first aid or medication by injection. School personnel not required to administer or render. Immunity from liability re automatic external defibrillators.

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Sec. 52-557c. Standard of care applicable to owners and operators of school buses.

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Sec. 52-557d. Defense of charitable immunity abolished.

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Sec. 52-557e. Immunity of physicians from liability for uncompensated service on hospital utilization review committee.

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Sec. 52-557f. Landowner liability for recreational use of land. Definitions.

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Sec. 52-557g. Liability of owner of land available to public for recreation; exceptions.

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Sec. 52-557h. Owner liable, when.

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Sec. 52-557i. Obligation of user of land.

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Sec. 52-557j. Liability of landowner upon whose land snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, minibikes or minicycles are operated.

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Sec. 52-557k. Liability of landowner who allows persons to harvest firewood or fruits or vegetables.

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Sec. 52-557l. Immunity from liability of persons who donate food and of nonprofit organizations or corporations that distribute donated food.

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Sec. 52-557m. Immunity from liability of directors, officers and trustees of nonprofit tax-exempt organizations.

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Sec. 52-557n. Liability of political subdivision and its employees, officers and agents. Liability of members of local boards and commissions.

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Sec. 52-557o. Liability of land surveyors.

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Sec. 52-557p. (Formerly Sec. 52-577p). Assumption of risk by person engaged in recreational equestrian activities, when.

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Sec. 52-557q. Immunity from liability of broadcaster that broadcasts emergency alert and information concerning child abduction. Immunity from liability of outdoor advertising establishment.

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Sec. 52-557r. Immunity from liability of fire department for installation or delivery of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

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Sec. 52-558. Liability for placing obstructions in highway.

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Sec. 52-559. Damage for spreading fire.

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Sec. 52-560. Damages for cutting trees, timber or shrubbery. Exclusion.

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Sec. 52-560a. Damages for encroachment on state, municipal or nonprofit land conservation organization open space land. Attorney General enforcement. Civil action.

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Sec. 52-561. Trespass to lands without color of right.

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Sec. 52-561a. Damage by domestic fowls.

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Sec. 52-562. Liability for fraud in contracting debt; concealing property.

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Sec. 52-563. Liability for waste by tenant for life or years.

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Sec. 52-564. Treble damages for theft.

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Sec. 52-564a. Liability for shoplifting.

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Sec. 52-565. Double damages for forgery.

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Sec. 52-565a. Liability of drawer for dishonored check. Service charge on drawer for dishonored check.

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Sec. 52-566. Treble damages for wilful removal or destruction of bridge.

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Sec. 52-567. Treble damages for injury to milestone, guidepost or railing.

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Sec. 52-568. Damages for groundless or vexatious suit or defense.

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Sec. 52-568a. Damages for groundless or vexatious suit against the owner or operator of a "pick or cut your own agricultural operation".

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Sec. 52-569. Damages for leaving open bars, gate or fence.

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Sec. 52-570. Action for malicious erection of structure.

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Sec. 52-570a. (Formerly Sec. 52-202). Action against fiduciary.

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Sec. 52-570b. Action for computer-related offenses.

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Sec. 52-570c. Action for transmission of unsolicited facsimile or telephone messages. Unsolicited electronic mail advertising material.

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Sec. 52-570d. Action for illegal recording of private telephonic communications.

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Sec. 52-570e. Action for damages resulting from violations of unemployment or workers' compensation laws.

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Sec. 52-570f. Action for theft of electric, gas, water, steam or community antenna television service.

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Sec. 52-571a. Action for deprivation of equal rights and privileges.

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Sec. 52-571b. Action or defense authorized when state or political subdivision burdens a person's exercise of religion.

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Sec. 52-571c. Action for damages resulting from intimidation based on bigotry or bias.

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Sec. 52-571d. Action for discrimination by golf country club in membership or access to facilities or services.

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Sec. 52-571e. Action for damages resulting from actions of agent of surety on a bond.

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Sec. 52-571f. Strict liability of person who illegally transfers a firearm.

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Sec. 52-571g. Strict liability of person who fails to securely store a loaded firearm.

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Sec. 52-571h. Action for damages resulting from identity theft.

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Sec. 52-571i. Action for damages resulting from trafficking in persons.

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Sec. 52-571aa. (Formerly Sec. 52-571). Discrimination on account of membership in armed forces so as to cause deprivation of rights, privileges or immunities usually enjoyed by public. Penalty.

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Sec. 52-571bb. Discrimination on account of membership in armed forces re access to any place of public accommodation, resort or amusement. Penalty.

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Sec. 52-572. Parental liability for torts of minors.

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Sec. 52-572a. Release by injured person voidable if obtained within fifteen days.

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Sec. 52-572b. Alienation of affections and breach of promise actions abolished.

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Sec. 52-572c. Parent-child immunity abrogated in certain negligence actions.

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Sec. 52-572d. Interspousal immunity abrogated in motor vehicle negligence actions accruing out of state.

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Sec. 52-572e. Release of joint tortfeasor.

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Sec. 52-572f. Criminal conversation action abolished.

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Sec. 52-572g. Defenses against holder in due course of instrument in consumer goods credit transaction.

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Sec. 52-572h. Negligence actions. Doctrines applicable. Liability of multiple tortfeasors for damages.

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Sec. 52-572i. Application of the family car doctrine.

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Sec. 52-572j. Derivative actions by shareholders or members.

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Sec. 52-572l. Strict tort liability, contributory negligence and comparative negligence not bar to recovery.

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Sec. 52-572m. Product liability actions. Definitions.

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Sec. 52-572n. Product liability claims.

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Sec. 52-572o. Comparative responsibility. Award of damages. Action for contribution.

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Sec. 52-572p. Limitation of liability of product seller.

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Sec. 52-572q. Liability of product seller due to lack of adequate warnings or instructions.

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Sec. 52-572r. Product liability claims against third parties.

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Sec. 52-572w. Agreement exempting caterer or catering establishment from liability for negligence void as against public policy.

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CHAPTER 926* STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

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Secs. 52-573 and 52-574. Limitation on contracts under seal. Actions on agreements to sell real estate.

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Sec. 52-575. Entry upon land to be made within fifteen years.

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Sec. 52-575a. Action to enforce recorded private restrictions or notations on maps.

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Sec. 52-576. Actions for account or on simple or implied contracts.

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Sec. 52-577. Action founded upon a tort.

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Sec. 52-577a. Limitation of action based on product liability claim.

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Sec. 52-577b. Limitation of action for damages caused by contact with or exposure to phenoxy herbicides.

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Sec. 52-577e. Limitation of action for damages caused by sexual assault.

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Sec. 52-578. Limitation of action for damages caused by change of grade of highway.

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Sec. 52-579. Limitation of suit on probate bond; exception.

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Sec. 52-580. Settlement of partnership or joint accounts.

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Sec. 52-581. Action on oral contract to be brought within three years.

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Sec. 52-582. Petition for new trial.

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Sec. 52-583. Limitation of action against sheriff, state marshal or constable for neglect or default.

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Sec. 52-584. Limitation of action for injury to person or property caused by negligence, misconduct or malpractice.

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Sec. 52-584a. Limitation of action against architect, professional engineer or land surveyor.

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Sec. 52-584b. Limitation of actions against attorneys in connection with title certificates or opinions and title searches.

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Sec. 52-585. Suit for forfeiture on penal statute limited to one year.

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Sec. 52-586. Scire facias against garnishee limited to one year.

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Sec. 52-587. Suit on bond or recognizance for costs limited to one year.

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Sec. 52-588. Suit on note obtained by fraud.

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Sec. 52-589. Action of forcible entry and detainer limited to six months.

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Sec. 52-590. When defendant's absence from state to be excluded.

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Sec. 52-591. When new action may be brought after time limited.

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Sec. 52-592. Accidental failure of suit; allowance of new action.

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Sec. 52-593. Action against wrong defendant; allowance of new action.

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Sec. 52-593a. Action not lost where process served after expiration of limitation period.

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Sec. 52-594. Limit for executor or administrator to bring personal action that survives.

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Sec. 52-595. Fraudulent concealment of cause of action.

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Sec. 52-596. Actions for payment of remuneration for employment.

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Sec. 52-597. Action for libel or slander.

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Sec. 52-598a. Limitation of action for indemnification.

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CHAPTER 927 SURVIVAL OF ACTIONS

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Sec. 52-599. Survival of cause of action. Continuation by or against executor or administrator.

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Sec. 52-600. Death of coplaintiff or codefendant.

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Sec. 52-601. Entry by successor of deceased executor or administrator.

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Sec. 52-602. Entry by successor of public officer or trustee.

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