You may be familiar with the term “failure to appear” in the context of criminal cases. This happens when a person is charged with a crime and summoned to appear in court, and they do not do it. They are basically ignoring the charge in the hopes that it goes away. This is actually considered [...]
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Most people have heard the term “fault based divorce”, but they don’t really know what it means. Many people have a misunderstanding of fault and no-fault divorces. Fault is something that was used years ago in divorces. Divorce used to be less accepted than it is now, so you had to prove fault in order [...]
Oftentimes, a divorce or a custody case starts with an arrest. While this is unfortunate, it is also reality. And it might be a reality that you find yourself in. A person usually doesn’t just decide they aren’t getting along with their spouse anymore and it’s time to move on. Many times, there is a [...]
Typically, family lawyers see two types of cases come through their door. Obviously, we are all aware of divorce as a family court issue. Divorce cases make up a significant portion of a family lawyer’s workload. But there is another fairly common situation that I have seen come through my door. This is called the [...]
Even if you are the most confident person in the world, a breakup can rattle you. Any major change in life can be scary, and it can cause you to reflect on yourself. While reflection is a good thing, it can quickly spiral into feelings of self-doubt and insecurity if you're not careful. If your [...]
Any major life event, good or bad, can be incredibly stressful. Your divorce will be no different. I know that at this time, you have a million things to worry about and take care of. But one thing that you should not neglect at this time is yourself! Staying healthy and happy throughout your divorce [...]
Marriages end for many reasons, and if you face divorce, it is important to consider all of the events that may have contributed to the breakdown of your marriage. However, there is one common reason for divorce that you might be experiencing right now. Adultery is one common factor in divorce that can be especially [...]
Before you file for divorce, it is important to review your situation and determine if divorce is best for you. In some cases, divorce is mutual. Both spouses recognize that their marriage is no longer working, and they seek divorce as a solution to this problem and the hope for happier days. However, in [...]
Connecticut Divorce and Spousal Support First off, you should understand under what circumstances alimony will occur. If, over the course of your marriage, you and your spouse both worked, had similar incomes, and had some independent finances, alimony may not get awarded to your case. Alimony is rehabilitative in nature. The purpose of alimony [...]
If your relationship with your partner has ended, you might not be sure if a divorce applies to your situation. On this page, I will discuss some special circumstances in which you might seek alternatives to divorce. For more information on these special circumstances and others, please contact my office. I can review your [...]