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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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Understanding Collaborative Divorce in Connecticut

There are three ways to get divorced in Connecticut: litigation, mediation, and collaborative divorce. This blog will answer three of…

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Settlement & Divorce

Roughly “95% of couples” resolve their divorces outside of court. That may be because they successfully negotiated a resolution to a divorce litigation, or had a mediated …

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What is a Four Way Meeting in a Divorce?

There are three major approaches to divorce in Connecticut — mediation, collaborative divorce, and litigation. Mediation and collaborative divorce are forms of Alternative Dispute …

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Stepparent Custody & Visitation

The terms “custody” and “visitation” or sometimes used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. For example, custody is a broader term.

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