There will be a number of challenging decisions to make during your divorce If you have children, your primary focus will be to work to maintain a close relationship between the parents and the child or children Financial issues are also important. You will be deciding upon such areas as child support, health and life…

Once you have received divorce documents it is important to consult with an attorney to evaluate your case There will be a number of important documents filed in your divorce. One will be a complaint for divorce. You must be prepared to respond to this. Attached to the complaint will be a Notice of Automatic…

The timeframe will vary based on the complexity of issues, however in Connecticut the average duration of a divorce action is from four to twelve months The timeframe will likely be longer however if there is a contested trial, particularly one that involves child custody This informational video is provided by Judith Goldberg an experienced…

Fault grounds such as adultery, abuse, intoxication and/or abandonment are not required under Connecticut law Just because Connecticut is a no-fault state does not mean that those causes are not taken into consideration when deciding financial issues before the court Most litigants choose to set forth the no-fault grounds from the onset of divorce This…

Connecticut is an equitable distribution state, but that does not necessarily mean equal distribution A judge will review many factors, including the age of the parties, the length of the marriage and future earning capacity to determine property distribution Connecticut is an “all property” state, which means that all property is taken into consideration to…

The court will examine how long you were married, your age, your health, and the causes for the breakdown of the marriage The court will also examine how property was acquired, what property is owned individually and what your earning capacity is A thorough inquiry must be made by your attorney so that your case…

Alimony is the obligation to continue supporting your spouse. A court will examine many factors to include financial need, the ability to earn and pay, your earnings, your employment background, professional experience, how assets were acquired, and the age and health of the parties Property distribution involves dividing and deciding the ownership of assets This…

Your first step is to seek advice from a competent divorce attorney. Meeting with an attorney will allow you to figure out your out what your rights, and entitlements, and obligations are. This will also help you decide if you want to hire an attorney, or whether you work with a mediator during the divorce…

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