4 Things to Know Before You Hire A Divorce Attorney in Connecticut

If you are one of many people reading this in the early, contemplative stages of divorce, you’re likely weighing through thoughts about what is best for you and your family; spending hours thinking about your fears, your frustrations, and other emotions as well. We’re here to tell you that you’re not alone, life doesn’t have to be this way, and we’re here to help. Whether or not you and your spouse have broached the subject of divorce, here is a list of our top four things you should know before you hire an attorney

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Divorce has a tremendous impact on your finances for years to come — and taxes can significantly impact those finances.  You don’t have to prepare for the CPA exam, but it is important to understand tax basics so that you can make informed decisions that move you toward the life you want to live post-divorce.…

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Divorce has a tremendous impact on your finances for years to come, and property division is a big (in many cases the biggest!) piece of that equation.  Plus, the majority of many Americans’ savings are held in tax-advantaged retirement accounts like 401ks, IRAs, Roth IRAs, etc.  So, you very well may find that the majority…

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50 Attorneys Tackle Bill That Corrects a Lot of Bad Law

A bill that would ease restrictions on same-sex couples with regard to their children, and make it easier for children to have legal relationships with both parents after a divorce is making its way through the Connecticut Legislature. About 50 family law attorneys in Connecticut had input in drafting the proposed Connecticut Parentage Act, which…

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It is critical to understand what a “no contest” or uncontested divorce is in Connecticut. Too many people make decisions thinking a “no contest” divorce is something it isn’t. There’s Technically No Such Thing as an “No Contest” Divorce In Connecticut, there’s actually no such thing as a “no contest divorce” like what exists in…

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What is a Stepparent Adoption? | Connecticut Family Law | 860-530-4346

Stepparents have the opportunity to play a critical and loving part in their stepchildren’s lives.  In some circumstances, they even adopt their stepchildren via “stepparent adoption.” To learn more about what is a stepparent adoption, read on. What’s the Impact of an Adoption? In terms of the legal system, the impact of adoption is that…

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Tips for Divorcing a Narcissistic | Connecticut Divorce Law

When divorcing a narcissist, you will likely be very concerned about how a narcissist will handle — and impact — your divorce. Dealing with a narcissist — whether you’re married, divorcing, or divorced — can take a toll.  But there are strategies and professionals available to help you.  We work with many clients with narcissistic…

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What is IV-D Child Support In Connecticut? | Call 860-530-4221

Sometimes the legal term “IV-D” child support comes up in the context of a Connecticut divorce or custody action.  But what is IV-D child support?  How is it significant? Read on to learn more. What Does “IV-D” Mean? In 1975, Congress amended the Social Security Act to add Title IV-D. This amendment mandates that all states…

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