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When is Litchfield the Proper Venue for a Connecticut Legal Malpractice Claim?
The proper venue for a Connecticut lawsuit seeking money damages for significant injury or financial loss arising from legal malpractice depends on one of three criteria: (1) where the injured party resides; (2) where the defendant lawyer or law firm resides or does business; or (3) where the legal malpractice occurred if neither party resides in Connecticut.
According to Connecticut General Statutes Section 51-344 (5), the courthouse for the Judicial District of Litchfield (located at 15 West Street, Litchfield 06759) would be the proper venue for your legal malpractice claim if the above criteria are met for any of the following Connecticut towns: Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, New Milford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington and Winchester.
In addition, even though the following towns are not located in the Judicial District of Litchfield, we can choose to file a legal malpractice claim there if you or the defendant lawyer or law firm live or conduct business in any of the following Connecticut towns: Watertown or Woodbury. See Connecticut General Statutes Section 51-345 (f).
Whenever we have a choice, the lawyers in our Legal Malpractice Law Group will file your Connecticut legal malpractice claim in the courthouse that we believe would be best for you based on our judgment and experience.
We prosecute Legal Malpractice and Serious Injury and Loss claims in all Connecticut Judicial Districts: Ansonia (Milford), Danbury, Fairfield (Bridgeport), Hartford, Litchfield, Middletown, New Britain, New Haven, New London (Norwich), Stamford (Norwalk), Tolland (Rockville), Waterbury, and Windham (Putnam and Willimantic). We also have lawyers licensed in Massachusetts and New York.
If you have suffered a significant injury or financial loss as a result of legal malpractice caused by an attorney, lawyer, law firm, or legal support personnel, please contact our Legal Malpractice Law Group to arrange a free and confidential consultation.
We charge No Fees and No Expenses unless and until we win your legal malpractice claim. And if you cannot travel, we can come to you.
Our Connecticut Legal Malpractice Law Group has the legal, financial, and technical experience and know-how to get you the compensation you need and deserve. We have been prosecuting serious injury and loss claims caused by negligent legal providers since 1983 and have recovered millions of dollars for our clients. Also, Advocates Law Firm LLC has earned the highest rating possible for both Legal Ability and Professional Ethics. To learn more about our Legal Malpractice Law Group, click here: Qualifications and Experience.