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Trusts – Equitable Relief ~ New Britain, CT

Our Probate & Trusts attorneys were able to successfully negotiate the settlement of a complex trust issue, arguing a constructive trust theory of relief for a client in New Britain, Connecticut....

Thomas J. Capalbo, III, Esq. Appointed Westerly Town Solicitor

In 2015, Thomas J. Capalbo, III, Esq. served as the town’s solicitor following his unanimous appointment to the post by the Westerly Town Council. Capalbo had been a member of the Zoning Board of Review since 2010. He practiced law at 67 High Street in Westerly, RI with the law firm of Capalbo, Capalbo & […]...

Steven T. Hartford Esq.’s New Job With Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee

When Gov. Lincoln Chafee called Steven Hartford to explore whether he was interested in joining his Executive Council, the former Westerly town manager did not deliberate for long. “It really seemed like I was being called to serve and I didn’t even hesitate to say ‘yes,’” Hartford said during an interview Thursday. On Jan. 24, […]...

Steven T. Hartford, Esq. Appointed Receiver

Hartford tapped to oversee troubled Coventry fire district. Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and Rosemary Booth Gallogly, director of the Rhode Island Department of Revenue, today announced the appointment of former Westerly Town Manager Steven Hartford as the receiver for the Central Coventry Fire District (CCFD). The appointment comes as Judge Stern has ordered the district […]...

Governor Chafee Promotes Steven T. Hartford, Esq. to Director of Policy

Governor Chafee Announces Staffing Changes Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Steven T. Hartford, who was the Special Advisor for Policy and Legislative Affairs, has been named Director of Policy for the Office of the Governor. “Steve has been a great addition to my staff. He is a proven leader, and I have the […]...

Criminal Defense ~ Westerly RI

Our Criminal Law attorneys were able to successfully reduce two felony assaults with a deadly weapon to misdemeanor simple assault charges with Not Guilty filings in Washington Counter Superior Court, Rhode Island....

Criminal Defense ~ New London, CT

Our Criminal Law attorneys were able to significantly reduce several felony and misdemeanor charges for a client in New London, Connecticut....

Civil Litigation ~ Westerly, RI

Our Civil Litigation attorneys were successful in their appeal of a lower Municipal Court decision. The matter was heard before a 3-member Appeals Panel in the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal consisting of the Chair of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal, Chief Magistrate of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal, and a Magistrate of the Rhode Island […]...

Capalbo, Capalbo & Hartford, LLC Celebrated 80 Years of Service!

Year 2014 marked the 80th anniversary of the Westerly area-based law firm of Capalbo, Capalbo & Hartford, LLC! Eight decades following the Firm’s inception in 1934, Capalbo, Capalbo & Hartford, LLC maintains its position as a...

Bankruptcy Discharge ~ Westerly, RI

Our Bankruptcy attorneys were able to successfully discharge a Joint Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Rhode Island, despite challenges by the United States Trustee on issues pertaining to the proper venue....