Separation Agreements

Separation agreements allow you to outline specifically in a divorce what you agree to. This might include details about child support, alimony, taxes, and name changes. What you put in the agreement is specific to the situation and concerns you may have. Separation agreements in Connecticut function as a contract when signed by the parties, but not binding until you get the approval of the judge. If a judge thinks it is unfair, or that someone was forced to sign Continue Reading

Hiring a Forensic Accountant for Your Divorce may be Necessary

With the many complications involved in divorce–both financial and the stress it places on the individuals involved–the last thing one needs to deal with is the suspicion that the opposing spouse is hiding assets or unreported income during the legal process of dividing marital assets and debts. It is in cases such as this when a specialist with experience in forensic accounting in divorce cases becomes necessary. This is a very confusing experience for an individual without a professional’s involvement. Continue Reading

Connecticut Law Regarding Divorce Modification

Divorce agreements cover many details, including child custody, child support, property division, health insurance and many other specifics based on the details of a family’s life. The difficulty is that at the time a divorce agreement is ruled upon and issued, it’s impossible to foresee all future circumstances. Therefore, it’s often necessary to return to court for a divorce modification. Connecticut law allows for these changes, but only for certain provisions and under certain circumstances. Merging Vs. Surviving Provisions Divorce Continue Reading

The Connecticut Divorce Process

No one enters a marriage with the idea that it is going to end in divorce. However, for many couples a divorce is the only solution for an unhappy situation. If you’re considering filing for divorce in Connecticut, make sure you understand the types of dissolutions available to you. Uncontested Connecticut Divorce In an uncontested divorce you and your spouse request that the Court order a divorce pursuant to the terms of a separation agreement. The separation agreement, usually drafted Continue Reading