Divorce

taking care of yourself after a divorce

4 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce

Divorce could be one of the most difficult experiences of your life—even when both sides work together to minimize stress and confrontation, divorce is often just as traumatizing as the death of a family member. That’s why it’s crucial that you take care of yourself during this time. For many people, the tendency is to …

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Challenges of High Net Worth Divorce

6 Ways a High Net Worth Divorce Differs from a Traditional Dissolution

Every divorcing couple has a number of difficult and emotionally trying issues to discuss and sort out, but the stakes are even higher in high net worth divorces. Each partner stands to lose quite a bit if divorce proceedings don’t go well, which often increases animosity and pushes each side toward litigation. Those embroiled in …

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How Military Pensions and Benefits Are Handled in a Divorce

When a military member divorces, the process is significantly more complicated than it is when two civilians divorce. The very nature of military work means that a 50/50 custody split may be impossible, and losing the benefits of military life—including housing and health care—often put a significant burden on the non-military spouse. However, the military …

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Creating a Great Parenting Plan

How to Create a Great Parenting Plan That’s Fair to Everyone One of the best tools you can have as you head into post-divorce life is a thorough parenting plan. Regardless of the relationship you have with your ex-spouse, a parenting plan is crucial. Even those on friendly terms benefit from a plan that clearly …

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Divorce Settlements in Connecticut

How Connecticut Handles Property Division

coparenting and the holidays

4 Tips for Coparenting During the Holidays

The holiday season is here, and with it comes the familiar stress for separated and divorced families. As a season of family togetherness, it can be a tough time for children of divorce to cope with. They may think of their friends’ families enjoying festivities, songs, and movies as a complete and happy unit, while …

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8 Factors Connecticut Courts Consider for Custody and Visitation

When you enter into a custody order, provided by you or the court system, you are agreeing to follow the order in its entirety or face the consequences set by the judge. The basis of custody orders in Connecticut is whatever is in the best interests of the child. As co-parents, you can come up …

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Initial Consultation Video

From our video series, Attorney Paul McConnell discusses the initial attorney/client consultation. The goal is to delve into what do expect from the meeting.

Questions to ask before getting a divorce

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Divorce

You’ve heard that more than 50 percent of modern marriages end in divorce proceedings, but you may be surprised to find yourself becoming part of that statistic. Before you make a final decision, step back and ask yourself these five pertinent questions. 1. Are You Done with Emotionally Unfinished Business? Making the decision to divorce …

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Legal Separation vs. Divorce

Legal Separation vs. Divorce: How Are They Different? When you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to end your marriage, you have two options. You can either get divorced or get a legal separation agreement. Each has its own benefits. In this blog, we discuss the difference between these two options and hopefully …

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