Officially released December 10, 2019.
Plaintiff appealed a trial court’s order denying his application for relief from abuse based on an alleged patter of stalking and issuing sanctions against him under Practice Book § 1-25 for filing a frivolous motion.
The Appellate Court found no abuse of discretion in denying the application. It further found no abuse of discretion in entering an order of sanctions against the self-represented applicant pursuant to Practice Book § 1-25, “which provides in relevant part that “[n]o party . . . shall bring . . . an action . . . unless there is a basis in law and fact for doing so that is not frivolous….”