What Is The Division Of Marital Property? Connecticut is one of the states that uses the equitable division of marital property law. This determines the division of assets between a married couple when they are going through a divorce. It’s important to understand that when it comes to equitable distribution, the division of assets is equitable. This…

Can I Keep My House In A Divorce? How can I keep my house in a divorce? This is a question that some people may have when they are looking into getting a divorce. Connecticut is an equitable distribution state. This means that any marital assets have the ability to be divided between the two…

When you and your spouse are married, of course, you will have obtained a number of assets together. If you have purchased a home together, that is considered marital property. If you have purchased a car together, that is also considered marital property. It can be anything from monetary funds, pensions, a timeshare, a boat,…

A question that some people may have when they are looking into getting a divorce is if there is any chance that they can keep their house during the equitable distribution process if that house is in their spouse’s name only. Connecticut is an equitable distribution state, meaning that any marital assets have the ability…

How Much Alimony Will I Receive? During a divorce, a settlement agreement must be made. Sometimes, one of the spouses is granted alimony payments as a part of the settlement. Alimony can help a person support themselves and maintain their quality of life after the divorce has been finalized. Many spouses want to know, “How…

When a couple files for divorce, one of the things that they need to do during the proceeding is to complete a statement of net worth. This is a breakdown of all of each person’s assets, liabilities and obligated expenses. This shows the credibility of each party and can be an indication of whether or…

Connecticut is an equitable distribution property state. Equitable does not necessarily mean equal. It depends on the facts of your case. In making a decision, if the matter is put before a judge at a trial, a judge will consider many factors. Among those factors would be how old are the parties? How long is…

The marriage relationship created an obligation of support. Alimony is the obligation to continue supporting your spouse. They look at many, many factors: the need, the ability to pay, and many other statutory factors including your ability, your earnings, your background, your experience, how assets were acquired, the age, health, station of the parties, among…

Connecticut is an equitable distribution property state. However, equitable does not necessarily mean equal. Distribution depends on the facts of your case. In making a decision, a judge will consider many factors. Among those factors are the age of the parties, the length of the marriage, and the parties’ health, education, income, and future income…

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