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How Military Pensions and Benefits Are Handled in a Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | July 2, 2019

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 […] Continue Reading

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Creating a Great Parenting Plan

By McConnell Family Law | May 28, 2019

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. […] Continue Reading

Divorce Settlements in Connecticut

How Connecticut Handles Property Division

By McConnell Family Law | April 18, 2019

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4 Tips for Coparenting During the Holidays

By McConnell Family Law | December 1, 2018

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 […] Continue Reading

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8 Factors Connecticut Courts Consider for Custody and Visitation

By McConnell Family Law | October 3, 2018

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 […] Continue Reading

Video Series about Family Law matters

Initial Consultation Video

By McConnell Family Law | September 10, 2018

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.

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Determining Alimony in Connecticut

Understanding "No-Fault" Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | August 23, 2018

In many states, it’s still law that the person filing for Connecticut Divorce Lawyerdivorce has to prove their spouse was at fault for the dissolution of their marriage. However, Connecticut […] Continue Reading

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | August 4, 2018

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 […] Continue Reading

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Legal Separation vs. Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | June 23, 2018

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 […] Continue Reading



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