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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Connecticut Wills, “Will Packages”, Revocable Living Trusts, and Probate

If you are just starting to plan for your family’s future, you may have questions about how estate planning works, and what documents you need to protect yourself and your family. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers abo… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning, Wills
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What Happens in Bankruptcy When There is a Divorce?

Money troubles are a common cause for divorce. When families get behind on their debts, the stress caused by collections can sometimes push couples apart. But even if you separate, you may want to carefully consider what happens to bankruptcy before,… Read More
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Categories: Bankruptcy, Divorce
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How Does Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcy Affect Personal Assets?

When an entrepreneurial venture fails or begins to struggle, the small business owner may start to consider bankruptcy as an option to right the financial ship. However, as you consider those options, you may worry about the impact a Chapter 11 busin… Read More
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How to Keep Your Home During Bankruptcy

When many Connecticut residents and families consider bankruptcy, their top priority is having a place to live. If you own a home and have run into financial difficulties due to an unexpected layoff, medical crisis, or uncontrolled debt, you may wond… Read More
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Categories: Bankruptcy
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How to Help Children Navigate Divorce

Divorce can be hard on anyone. Children can have a difficult time adjusting to living with separated parents. Depending on the age of your children and the level of conflict in your divorce, your kids might feel pulled to take sides, or blame themsel… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Issues for Couples Facing a Gray Divorce

As a large part of the U.S. population gets older, the divorce rate among people over the age of 50 — also known as “gray divorce” — is becoming increasingly common. People who seek a divorce later in life are likely to encounter different ch… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: What’s the Difference?

There are two types of bankruptcies available to individuals and married couples. Understanding the differences between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help you balance your needs, your assets, and your timelines and make a choice that work… Read More
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Categories: Bankruptcy
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What Are the Types of Child Custody?

In any Connecticut divorce case involving minor children, child custody will be one of the most important issues. Parents who are not married to one another may file a separate action to establish custody rights. “Custody” refers to the rights an… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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Connecticut Bankruptcy Exemption Statutes Help You Keep Your Property

When Connecticut residents consider filing for bankruptcy, one common concern is that they will lose their house, car, or property in the process. While Chapter 7 bankruptcy does involve the liquidation of assets, the Connecticut bankruptcy exemption… Read More
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Categories: Bankruptcy
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Pitfalls of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Divorce

Google and other search engines have given us access to more information than at any other time in history. Many websites now offer forms for various legal purposes, including family law matters like divorce. This type of resource might make it tempt… Read More
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Categories: Divorce