Guilford Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Guilford, CT

Both Connecticut and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled persons in Guilford have an equal opportunity to get hired and obtain promotions in their choice of field. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can execute their jobs.

Connecticut Employment for the Disabled

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private company. Employers in the state of are barred from considering an individual's disability when deciding to hire them, assign them a job position, or provide them with an advancement opportunity.

Besides treating them equally, Guilford employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment required for work, according to reasonable costs. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against persons based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Guilford?

Guilford has various lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.

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Life in Guilford

Guilford was settled in 1639 and is one of the oldest cities in the state of Connecticut. It is located in New Haven County and has a population of about 22,000. The city is noted for its collection of historic homes. The Henry Whitfield house in Guilford is the oldest dwelling structure in Connecticut and the oldest stone house in all of North America.

Currently Guilford is a great area to live and visit if you are looking for an old "green town" feel. The city is lively and hosts a mix of annual events such as the Guilford LobsterFest and the Guilford Fair. Guilford also has many town parks which perfect for such activities as jogging, bocce games, ice skating, and winter sports.

Historic places to visit in Guilford are numerous and provide people with a glimpse into early American settlement life. Some of these places are the Guilford Historic Town Center and the Comfort Starr House. The Guilford Green is the town's pride and center of activity for the community. Many of the city's most important events such as graduations are held there. It is also a great backdrop for photo sessions.

Lawyers in Guilford, Connecticut typically file their cases at the nearby New Haven County Courthouse. The court hears claims in civil, criminal, and family, traffic, and juvenile law. Guilford lawyers may be contacted for advice and representation in a wide range of legal matters.

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