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How Do You Qualify for a Divorce in Connecticut?

2019-07-18T19:59:32+00:00

Not everyone can get divorced in the state of Connecticut. There are some qualifications that you need to meet in order to file divorce and have it granted in Connecticut. On this page, I will discuss the requirements that you need if you want a divorce granted by Connecticut courts. Residency Requirement In order to [...]

How Do You Qualify for a Divorce in Connecticut?2019-07-18T19:59:32+00:00

Court Feeds in a Connecticut Divorce

2019-07-18T19:48:08+00:00

Many people worry about the fees associated with getting a divorce. Splitting your life from your spouse’s will have some financial ramifications, and you might be worried that getting the divorce will also cost money. On this page, I will discuss the court fees that you can expect if you want to file for divorce [...]

Court Feeds in a Connecticut Divorce2019-07-18T19:48:08+00:00

What is the Cooling Off Period in a Connecticut Divorce?

2019-07-18T19:11:14+00:00

In Connecticut, if couples wanted to get a divorce, they had to go through a 90-day waiting period, often referred to as the “cooling off period”. New laws in Connecticut make it so that the waiting period can be waived. You can learn more about it here. Waiving the Cooling Off Period If you want [...]

What is the Cooling Off Period in a Connecticut Divorce?2019-07-18T19:11:14+00:00

Health Insurance and Life Insurance and Divorce

2019-07-18T18:46:35+00:00

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 [...]

Health Insurance and Life Insurance and Divorce2019-07-18T18:46:35+00:00

Prenuptial Agreements and Postnuptial Agreements in Connecticut Divorce

2019-07-18T18:31:30+00:00

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 [...]

Prenuptial Agreements and Postnuptial Agreements in Connecticut Divorce2019-07-18T18:31:30+00:00

Failure to Appear in Divorce and Divorce by Default

2019-07-18T15:18:33+00:00

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 [...]

Failure to Appear in Divorce and Divorce by Default2019-07-18T15:18:33+00:00

Is Fault Based Divorce Still Relevant in Connecticut?

2019-07-18T15:12:45+00:00

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 [...]

Is Fault Based Divorce Still Relevant in Connecticut?2019-07-18T15:12:45+00:00

Protective Orders and Child Custody in Connecticut Divorce

2019-07-18T15:04:52+00:00

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 [...]

Protective Orders and Child Custody in Connecticut Divorce2019-07-18T15:04:52+00:00

Improving Your Self Esteem After Divorce

2017-09-06T15:16:36+00:00

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 [...]

Improving Your Self Esteem After Divorce2017-09-06T15:16:36+00:00

How To Stay Healthy Through Your Divorce

2017-07-31T18:16:15+00:00

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 [...]

How To Stay Healthy Through Your Divorce2017-07-31T18:16:15+00:00