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Coronavirus Implications on Divorce and Custody

Coronavirus Implications on Divorce and Custody

By McConnell Family Law | March 19, 2020

As you may already know, the Connecticut Courts are closed to routine matters until further notice. Some courts will hear priority 1 matters. The courts that are hearing priority 1 […] Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Make Divorce Less Stressful for Your Kids

By McConnell Family Law | February 13, 2020

It’s the conversations anyone going through a divorce dreads the most: breaking the news to their children. No matter how perfectly you plan the talk and execute it, your children […] Continue Reading

A Brief Introduction to Collaborative Divorce in Connecticut

4 Benefits of Collaborative Divorce Over Traditional Litigation

By McConnell Family Law | January 29, 2020

Over the years, couples and family law attorneys have begun finding alternatives to traditional court litigation to come up with a final divorce agreement. Despite what you may see on […] Continue Reading

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Special Needs Children in Family Law

By McConnell Family Law | December 23, 2019

Figuring out the best custody situation for your child already brings stresses and heartache. Special needs children can make custody an even more sensitive process. A sad truth in Connecticut […] Continue Reading

Learning how to deal with an uncooperative spouse

5 Things You Need to Do If Your Children Are Taken by DCF

By McConnell Family Law | November 12, 2019

Losing their children is every parent’s worst nightmare. For thousands of families that come under the watchful eye of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, this fear turns into […] Continue Reading

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4 Professionals Who are Part of Your Collaborative Divorce Team

By McConnell Family Law | October 30, 2019

When you choose collaborative divorce for a peaceful, solution-focused end to your marriage, you benefit from the knowledge and experience of not just your lawyers, but everyone on your divorce […] Continue Reading

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Divorce and the Military: The 20/20/20 Rule

By McConnell Family Law | September 18, 2019

The McConnell Family Law Group places a special emphasis on military divorce cases.  Both attorneys Paul McConnell and Matthew Crocket are veterans and still serving in the Marine Corps reserves.  […] Continue Reading

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4 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | September 6, 2019

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 […] Continue Reading

More Assets create more challenges with High Net Worth Divorce

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

By McConnell Family Law | July 30, 2019

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 […] Continue Reading



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