Finances & Divorce

Property Division in Financially Complex Divorces in Connecticut

In financially complex, high-asset divorces, all money-related aspects—specifically alimony, child support, and property division—can be tricky.

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What Does Affidavit Mean?

The financial affidavit is one of the main, and most important, documents in a Connecticut divorce. We use them in every type of divorce: litigated, collaborative, and mediated.

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2021 Child Tax Credit Includes July 15 Advances

There have been some significant changes to the 2021 Child Tax Credit under the American Rescue Plan.  The good news is that the credit increased for many.

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Discovery in Connecticut Divorces

Discovery is the exchange of legal information and known facts of a case. Think of discovery as sharing background information and evidence so that both parties can make informed decisions…

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What is the Financial Affidavit in a Connecticut Divorce?

The financial affidavit is one of the main, and most important, documents in a Connecticut divorce.  They are used in all types of divorces: litigated, collaborative, and mediated…

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Money Crunching: 4 Ways You Can Save Money After a Divorce

The holidays are approaching—the first ones since your divorce—so it’s time to do some math. What we mean is that now is an ideal time to review your financial situation; to start looking for ways that you can give you and your family an enjoyable celebration without compromising your financial independence. Here are four: Update…

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Understanding the Key Differences Between a Connecticut Legal Separation and a Divorce

Like so many issues facing you when you are considering a divorce, the differences between separation, legal separation, and divorce can be confusing.

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6 Preemptive Strategies to Protect Your Business From Divorce

Most people going through a divorce want to minimizing unwelcome financial consequences.  Entrepreneurs and business owners, however, face the additional potential of a significant negative impact to their business — in some cases the whole company is at risk, even if it’s thriving.  To help, we have put together six advance steps to take to…

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Top Four Financial Benefits To Filing First For Divorce

One of the questions we are often asked at Freed Marcroft is whether there is an advantage to filing for divorce before your spouse.  Given that this is such a common concern, we have put together a three-part series detailing the potential financial, legal, and family benefits to being the first to file. We will…

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Cohabitation After Divorce: Living with a New Partner Can Impact Alimony

Many people are aware that a remarriage can end a former spouse’s alimony, but not everyone realizes that cohabiting after a divorce can also affect alimony. This is a particularly important issue given how many couples are choosing to live together rather than marry.  The percentage of married households in the United States has fallen to…

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