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5 Ways You Can Support Your Child After Your Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | September 24, 2017

After going through a divorce, you may feel like your whole life has been turned upside down. While there is no doubt that this can be difficult, it is often […] Continue Reading

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Child Custody: Best Interests of the Child

By McConnell Family Law | August 22, 2017

What Exactly Are the “Best Interests” of the Child in Connecticut? When Connecticut courts are hearing divorce and/or child custody cases, they base many of their decisions on a concept […] Continue Reading

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Child Custody Jurisdiction & Connecticut

By McConnell Family Law | August 13, 2017

If you are seeking custody of your child, it is important to file your claim with the correct court.  A court may only hear your case if it has proper […] Continue Reading

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Determining Alimony in Connecticut

By McConnell Family Law | July 19, 2017

How Do Connecticut Courts Determine Alimony? Divorce between any two parties can be difficult, yet when a couple has a lot of assets and needs to address the issue of […] Continue Reading

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6 Common Myths and Misconceptions about Prenuptial Agreements

By McConnell Family Law | April 23, 2017

The venue is booked, the flowers are ordered, and both you and your fiancé are counting down the days until you both say “I do.” At this point, some couples […] Continue Reading


Essential Knowledge for a Connecticut Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | April 10, 2017

Connecticut couples who are seeking divorce can often be overwhelmed at the nuances of divorce law in the state. The following list of 7 key facts relating to Connecticut divorce […] Continue Reading

5 Key Differences Between Collaborative and Litigated Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | February 21, 2017

Even the most amicable divorces have potentially contentious issues, such as child custody and division of marital assets and debts. Collaborative law is an alternative dispute resolution process that allows […] Continue Reading

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What Connecticut Courts Consider When Ruling on Child Custody

By McConnell Family Law | February 2, 2017

Child custody is a central issue in family courts throughout the United States, and Connecticut is no different. Under ideal circumstances, a divorcing couple will negotiate their own agreement regarding […] Continue Reading

Moving Away With Your Children After Divorce

By McConnell Family Law | January 4, 2017

After a divorce, it is not uncommon for parents to consider relocating.  An estimated 25% of parents move away with their children within the first two years after divorce.  These […] Continue Reading



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