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Why Collaborative Divorce is Best for Your Children

Many parents worry that getting a divorce will hurt their children. Historically, and even today, many couples stayed together when they shouldn’t because they believed it was “better for the children.” In fact, in many cases, collaborative div… Read More
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Alimony, Child Support and Bankruptcy

After a divorce or child custody battle, the loss of a second income and increased personal and legal expenses can sometimes send you into bankruptcy. In other cases, domestic support obligations can linger years after changes to your employment or f… Read More
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How To Handle Hidden Assets and Other Forms of Financial Deception During Divorce

In many marriages, one spouse handles the family finances. This can cause you to have an unclear understanding of your family’s financial situation when it is time for divorce. In some high-conflict cases, this one-sided understanding can be manipu… Read More
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Understanding the Financial Implications of Divorce

Divorce is a disruptive event in anyone’s life. It often involves new housing, a change in employment for at least one party, a division of financial assets and retirement funds, and of course attorney fees. But there are also other financial conce… Read More
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Divorce Planning: 7 Ways You Can Financially Prepare For A Divorce

Divorce is inherently an emotional process, but it also has substantial practical and financial concerns as well. Transitioning from a shared household, especially one with two incomes, to a single income home can be daunting. However, if you take ti… Read More
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Divorce and Social Security: What You Need to Know

If you or your spouse depend on government assistance to supplement your income, divorce can substantially affect your ability to pay your bills and meet your family’s needs. When you are faced with divorce and social security questions, you need a… Read More
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How to Negotiate Alimony or Spousal Support with Mediation

When one household becomes two, one spouse often needs to rely on spousal support from the other during the divorce process, or even after the judgment of divorce is entered. But ensuring both spouses’ needs are met doesn’t have to result in conf… Read More
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Life After Divorce: Steps to Rebuild Your Life

Rebuilding your life after divorce can be like starting from square one. You may just be happy the legal process is over, or you might wonder where to even begin. Here are some legal and lifestyle steps you can take to start healing after divorce, so… Read More
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What Does "In the Best Interest of the Child" Actually Mean?

In the course of any divorce involving children or unmarried custody case, parents will likely hear their lawyers or the judges refer to doing what is “in the best interest of the child.” But what does a child’s best interests actually mean… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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Connecticut No-Fault Divorce

In Connecticut, anyone who wants a divorce is legally entitled to get one. You can’t be forced to stay in a marriage against your wishes once the relationship has broken down. This is what is commonly called Connecticut no-fault divorce. Is Connect… Read More
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