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Filing for a Non-Adversarial Divorce in Connecticut

2020-09-11T15:09:29+00:00

In some situations, a Connecticut divorce can be expedited and completed in just 35 days. On this page, you can learn more about the non-adversarial divorce and how you can get one on this page. What is a Non-Adversarial Divorce? Those who are eligible for non-adversarial divorces can get divorced in as little as 35 [...]

Filing for a Non-Adversarial Divorce in Connecticut2020-09-11T15:09:29+00:00

What You Need to Know About Covid-19 and Connecticut Divorce

2020-09-04T19:06:56+00:00

Covid-19 has rattled our world. Many people are dealing with financial troubles, health burdens, and the difficulty in making everyday life work in a pandemic. If you were thinking about getting a divorce before the pandemic started, or this tumultuous time has forced you to take a closer look at your marriage, life is probably [...]

What You Need to Know About Covid-19 and Connecticut Divorce2020-09-04T19:06:56+00:00

What is a Return Date in a Connecticut Divorce?

2019-07-18T20:17:45+00:00

In divorce, there is something called a “return date”. Many of my clients have questions about what this date is and what has to happen by the return date. I will discuss this in more detail on this page. What is the Return Date? The return date is something that I get asked about a [...]

What is a Return Date in a Connecticut Divorce?2019-07-18T20:17:45+00:00

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
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