Research guides prepared by the Connecticut Judicial
Branch law librarians:
from the Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut:
Information from the Connecticut Attorney General's Office:
from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of Connecticut:
Information from the
U.S. Trustee Program:
from the U.S. Courts:
OLR Research Reports - Office of Legislative
Bankruptcy of a Cemetery Owner - 2006-R-0379
You asked who would be
responsible for maintenance and upkeep of a cemetery if the entity that was
responsible goes bankrupt, out of existence, or is otherwise unable to
perform its responsibilities.
Insurance Guaranty Funds - 2004-R-0695
You asked how the state protects insureds and claimants when an insurance
company files for bankruptcy and whether the available “insolvency pool”
refunds unearned premiums to insureds.
Coverage Continuation Following Liquidation - 2004-R-0020
You asked if a company has to pay
for continued insurance coverage for employees who are laid off after the
company's bankruptcy and liquidation or if COBRA takes over.
Company Bankruptcy and Pension Protection - 2002-R-0798
You asked whether the law
protects employees' retirement funds when their company goes bankrupt and
particularly (1) is the pension interest or investment earnings also
protected, and (2) can employees remove their money from the pension plan
before age 55 without penalty if the employer goes bankrupt.
Canney v. Merchants Bank Holding - 2002-R-0462
You asked for a summary of the
Canney v. Merchants Bank
decision and whether it changes the options that Connecticut homeowners have
in bankruptcy court.
re Canney, 284 F.3d 362)
Connecticut Practice Book
Local Bankruptcy Opinions