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Prenuptial Agreements: Love and Logic

Covid numbers are down.  Weddings are happening again.  Love is in the air.  For many engaged couples, the thought of discussing or negotiating a premarital agreement may seem unromantic and unnecessary. However, these pre-marriage contracts, which protect a couple financially in case of divorce, are often important – especially logically.  People may think of prenuptial agreements as …

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Medical Insurance – An Extremely Important Consideration for Divorce in Connecticut

Different states have different laws governing continuing health coverage for the spouse who does not carry health insurance for the family unit.  Connecticut is on the more restrictive end of the spectrum.  In Connecticut, medical insurance coverage for the non-plan-subscribing spouse ends at the Date of Divorce.  There are some employers that continue coverage until …

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Not So Post-COVID Update: Connecticut Family Courts

In looking at the glass half-full, the Connecticut Family Courts are moving forward in handling cases beyond emergency Motions and Restraining Orders only.  In-person court proceedings continue to be limited to these emergency hearings, but the Courts are now virtually hearing and resolving contested motions, trials, and every type of matter that was previously resolved …

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High Net Worth Divorce Challenges

Challenges That Come With High-Net-Worth Divorces

Filing for divorce in Connecticut can be a challenging time for anyone, including families with substantial assets and/or income.  There is no bright-line test for what is labeled a high-net-worth divorce, but suffice it to say that the colloquial expression, “you know it when you see it” probably applies.  In many respects, the income and …

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COVID Update: Connecticut Family Courts are Beginning to Virtually Conduct Hearings on Contested Matters

The Connecticut Family Courts are beginning to virtually hear contested matters which is, hopefully, a major step forward in clearing the backlog of cases in an already overburdened system and lifting the weight of prolonged delay for parties who need relief. We are particularly proud to announce that McConnell Family Law Group recently participated in …

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