Divorce

what's in the best interest of the child in custody cases

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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list of good 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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Armed Forces Divisions

5 Things to Know About Military Divorces

Here at the McConnell Family Law Group, we are proud of our military heritage and we offer 25% discounted rates for military members and their families.   Military divorces are different from traditional divorces in several respects. Perhaps the most significant differences are based on the rules and regulations that apply to these proceedings and …

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Learning how to deal with an uncooperative spouse

Keeping Your Uncooperative Spouse Calm

During emotional situations such as divorce, your partner may become so angry, irrational, and unreasonable that it takes a monumental effort to not get equally worked up. To keep them calm and help ensure that all important conversations are productive, consider using the strategies below. 1.Develop a strategy for effective communication When your spouse becomes …

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