If you are going through a divorce, there are a lot of elements to figure out. One thing you need to work on is how you will divide certain assets in the divorce. For some, business assets will not come into play in a divorce. However, for others, business assets are a large piece of [...]
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Divorce can bring many changes to your life - both emotionally and financially. Many clients come into my office and have questions about health and life insurance policies. They ask me, “what happens to health and life insurance in divorce?” Both tend to be fairly straightforward, and I will discuss the answer to this question [...]
Prenuptial agreements (prenups) and postnuptial agreements (postnups) sometimes come up in divorces. Personally, I don’t work with postnup situations. They are oftentimes found to be unenforceable and as a result, I think they put lawyers in a tricky position. However, prenups, if done properly, are very much enforceable and courts adhere to them. I will [...]
Relocation is one of the trickiest aspects of divorces. Trying to take your children to live out-of-state after divorce can put a strain on co-parenting opportunities and the other parent's relationship with the children. Because of this, they are difficult cases to win. My relocation cases are some of the toughest that I have ever [...]
One common misconception that I hear a lot is about how alimony is awarded in divorce. Many people have heard the rule that you get alimony for half the length of the marriage. In some situations this might be the case, but it is far from the rule when it comes to divorce. People’s need [...]
One of the big topics that comes up in divorce cases, aside from child custody and alimony, is property division. People want to know how their property will be divided and what they can expect. I will take you through a few different scenarios on this page. Pre-Marital Assets and Marital Assets In property division, [...]
You may have heard that parents are not the only ones who can get custody in a divorce. Grandparents also have rights and in the past, courts have awarded grandparents legal access to their grandchildren in a divorce. However, nowadays it’s nearly very difficult to argue for grandparents’ rights. I will explain why on this [...]
Alimony is a subject that I get asked about a lot as a divorce lawyer. Both parties in a divorce usually want to know how alimony (also known as spousal support) will affect them. On this page, I will cover everything that you need to know about alimony in Connecticut divorce. What is Alimony? The [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]