Family Law

Family Law Court Orders: Contempt and Enforcement of Court Orders

When a divorce decree is finalized by the court, the decree often contains specific orders to one party specifically called court orders. These orders may include payment of child support or spousal support or a transfer of property to one spouse. The courts may also order specific visitation schedules for the non-custodial parent. Too often, former spouses may elect to

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Child Custody and Visitation

Divorce can be a stressful time. When children are involved, the experience can be even harder. Figuring out where the child or children will live often transitions into disagreements and arguments, particularly if both parents want sole custody of the children or if one parent feels like he or she is not getting fair visitation rights. Connecticut law concerning child

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Establishing Paternity in Connecticut

When a child is born to two married parents, the husband is the legal father and his name is put on the child’s birth certificate. However, in the diverse society in which we live, children are born into families of many different dynamics. When parents are unmarried, paternity must be legally established in order for the father to appear on

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Connecticut Child Custody – What you need to know

It is important for couples who are involved in a child custody dispute to understand that child custody in the State of Connecticut is often complicated and that courts typically prefer the parents reach an agreement between themselves. There are some specific terms that parents should understand regarding custody including: Sole legal custody – occurs when one parent is assigned

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Family Law Court Orders: Contempt and Enforcement of Court Orders

When a divorce decree is finalized by the court, the decree often contains specific orders to one party specifically called court orders. These orders may include payment of child support or spousal support or a transfer of property to one spouse. The courts may also order specific visitation schedules for the non-custodial parent. Too often, former spouses may elect to

Read More »

Child Custody and Visitation

Divorce can be a stressful time. When children are involved, the experience can be even harder. Figuring out where the child or children will live often transitions into disagreements and arguments, particularly if both parents want sole custody of the children or if one parent feels like he or she is not getting fair visitation rights. Connecticut law concerning child

Read More »

Establishing Paternity in Connecticut

When a child is born to two married parents, the husband is the legal father and his name is put on the child’s birth certificate. However, in the diverse society in which we live, children are born into families of many different dynamics. When parents are unmarried, paternity must be legally established in order for the father to appear on

Read More »

Connecticut Child Custody – What you need to know

It is important for couples who are involved in a child custody dispute to understand that child custody in the State of Connecticut is often complicated and that courts typically prefer the parents reach an agreement between themselves. There are some specific terms that parents should understand regarding custody including: Sole legal custody – occurs when one parent is assigned

Read More »