§ 51-39 Disqualification by relationship or interest. Judge or family support magistrate may act with consent of parties
§ 51-39a Use of judicial office for financial gain prohibited
§ 51-40 Practice of law by judges restricted
§ 51-44a Judicial Selection Commission. Members. Duties. Nomination of judges by Governor
§ 51-45 Resignation of judges or family support magistrates
§ 51-45a Admonishment of judge or family support magistrate by Chief Court Administrator
§ 51-45b Medical examination of judge or family support magistrate ordered by Chief Court Administrator, when. Matter referred to Judicial Review Council, when
§ 51-45c Investigation by Judicial Review Council re mental infirmity or illness, drug dependency or alcohol addiction of judge or family support magistrate. Findings. Authority
§ 51-46a Statement of financial interests to be reported
§ 51-47 Salaries of judges. Practice of law prohibited. Membership on board of directors of bank prohibited. Longevity payments
§ 51-47a Appropriations
§ 51-47b Compensation of senior judges and referees
§ 51-47c Commission on Judicial Compensation. Members. Duties
§ 51-48 Payment of expenses of judges
§ 51-49 Disability retirement of judges, state’s attorneys, public defenders, family support magistrates and compensation commissioners
§ 51-49a Vested and nonforfeitable right to retirement salary after ten years of service
§ 51-49b Cost of living allowance for retired judges, family support magistrates and compensation commissioners
§ 51-49c Cost of living allowance for surviving spouses of judges, family support magistrates and compensation commissioners
§ 51-49d Funding of retirement system for judges, family support magistrates and compensation commissioners on actuarial reserve basis. State contributions
§ 51-49e Judge’s Retirement Fund
§ 51-49f Determination of retirement salary of judges and allowance to surviving spouses. Limitation on retirement salary
§ 51-49g Determination of retirement salary of compensation commissioners and allowance to surviving spouses
§ 51-49h Credit for military service
§ 51-49i Right to retirement salary of judge, family support magistrate or compensation commissioner retiring on or after July 1, 2022
§ 51-49j Ability of judge, family support magistrate or compensation commissioner to make one-time irrevocable election re eligibility for certain retirement benefits
§ 51-50 Retirement at age seventy or for disability
§ 51-50a Right to retirement salary of judge, family support magistrate or compensation commissioner retiring prior to July 1, 2022
§ 51-50b Retirement contribution
§ 51-50c Assignment of senior judges to judicial duties. Participation in alternative dispute resolution program approved by STA-FED ADR, Inc
§ 51-50d Duties and powers of senior judges
§ 51-50e Senior judge may complete matters after expiration of his assignment
§ 51-50f Powers of certain state referees
§ 51-50g Chief Court Administrator may make new assignments
§ 51-50h Power of retired judges to decide small claims
§ 51-50i Senior judges, reappointment, successors
§ 51-50j Retired Supreme Court, Appellate Court and Superior Court judges eligible for certain duties
§ 51-50k Private practice of law prohibited
§ 51-50l Retired senior judges eligible for appointment as state referees
§ 51-51 Pensions for surviving spouses and children of judges, family support magistrates and compensation commissioners

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 872

  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.