Meghan Freed

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Connecticut Child Custody Laws

There’s a lot of legal terminologies involved when making custody, visitation, & parenting decisions in your divorce or following a breakup with your partner.

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What’s the Connecticut Divorce Parenting Class Requirement?

Many people involved in a divorce, separation, or custody matter wonder whether Connecticut has a divorce parenting class requirement. The short answer is yes, Connecticut requires parents to take a parenting education class. Read on to learn more. Connecticut Parenting Education Program Under Section 46b-69b, Connecticut requires all parents of minor children to participate in…

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How to Have an Amicable Divorce

You know you want to move on, but you also want an amicable divorce. How do you do everything possible to move on amicably?

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What is a Temporary Injunction?

A temporary injunction is a court order prohibiting an action by a party to a lawsuit until there has been a trial or other court action.

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What is Emergency Ex Parte Custody?

But in emergency situations, an “emergency ex parte custody application” provides an exception to the rules of due process. It allows the court to rule on your application without the other …

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What is an Ex Parte?

“Ex parte” is one of the legal terms that often comes up when there is an emergency family law issue. Due process requires that parties are entitled to notice and the opportunity …

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Quitclaim Deeds and Divorce

At some point when discussing property division in your divorce, the term “quitclaim deed” may come up. Quitclaim deeds arise during divorce in the context of real estate …

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Abandonment & Divorce

You may wonder whether abandonment or desertion is one of the available “grounds” — or bases — for divorce. Connecticut has both “no fault” and “for fault” divorce.

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What to Expect When Divorcing a Narcissist

When divorcing a narcissist, you will likely be very concerned about how the narcissist will react to your divorce. A recent psychiatric study found that the biggest …

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What are Kitchen Table Conversations in a Divorce?

Mediation and collaborative divorce are forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution, or “ADR,” and take place almost entirely outside of the court system.

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