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Prenuptial Agreements

The Value of a Prenuptial Agreement: Assets and Debts

By McConnell Family Law | December 29, 2020

Planning for a new marriage is a wonderful time filled with happiness and love.  It is usually not the moment for people to think legally and practically.   However, in […] Continue Reading

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

By McConnell Family Law | August 3, 2020

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 […] Continue Reading

TRICARE Survivor Benefits

Understanding TRICARE Survivor Benefits

By McConnell Family Law | June 6, 2020

After the nation took a collective pause from everything related to COVID-19 to recognize Memorial Day, we remember the anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy during World War II […] Continue Reading

Modifying Alimony in Connecticut

Modifying Alimony in Connecticut

By McConnell Family Law | May 19, 2020

Modifying Alimony in Connecticut Years after divorce, it is not uncommon for ex-spouses to have to revisit certain terms of the divorce agreement. Alimony is something that often needs modifying, […] Continue Reading

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Updated Guidance on Divorce and Custody During and After Covid-19

By McConnell Family Law | May 4, 2020

This is an extremely trying time for everyone dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic.  Families spending so much time together at home, coupled with potential changes in income, employment, childcare schedules, […] Continue Reading

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

Learning how to deal with an uncooperative spouse

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

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

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



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