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Differences between divorce and separation

Legal Separation vs. Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | February 23, 2022

When you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to end your union, you have two options. You can either get divorced or get a Legal Separation Order from …

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Cryptocurrency and Divorce

Cryptocurrency: Considerations During Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | January 27, 2022

Cryptocurrency.  Bitcoin.  Blockchain.  For some, cash is no longer king.  Cryptocurrency is an electronic form of currency that is intangible.  You cannot hold Bitcoin in your hand.  There is no …

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Santa’s Gift to Family Courts – The Return of Special Masters

By McConnell Family Law | December 28, 2021

This Christmas, Santa left a very special gift for Connecticut Family Courts – the return of Special Masters.  The pandemic took a lot from Family Court, including most in-person Court …

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Domestic Violence Mental and Physical Abuse

Jennifer’s Law: Dramatic Shift In Connecticut Family Law Landscape

By McConnell Family Law | November 25, 2021

The holiday season should be a time for joy and celebration.  But for some, it can be a time of increased family violence.  This past October, Connecticut law regarding domestic …

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Domestic Violence Mental and Physical Abuse

Arbitration: A Silver Lining to Covid Court Delays

By McConnell Family Law | October 26, 2021

Covid backlogs continue in the Connecticut Family Courts.  Absent an emergency, it can still be months before more routine custody and parenting issues are addressed by the Court.  Across nearly …

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Parenting Plan Checklist

By McConnell Family Law | August 28, 2021

Parents are the most important people in their children’s lives, regardless of whether the parents are together or separate.  When parents separate or divorce, the most important consideration is the …

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Why More Divorcing Couples Are Choosing Mediation

By Divorce Mediation Team | July 29, 2021

Mediation is increasingly becoming the divorce process of choice.  Why?  Because Mediation results in a personalized and long-lasting resolution without the damaging emotional and financial costs of litigation.  Divorce is …

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Prenuptial Agreement Laws

Prenuptial Agreements: Love and Logic

By McConnell Family Law | June 24, 2021

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. …

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Connecticut Divorce Lawyer

Medical Insurance – An Extremely Important Consideration for Divorce in Connecticut

By McConnell Family Law | May 19, 2021

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 …

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