This Week's Blog by Nicole M. DiGiose Can I Change the Locks of the Marital Residence When I Start a Divorce? Generally, no. Once a dissolution of marriage action is commenced, the Automatic Orders go into effect. Paragraph B(8) of the Automatic Orders prohibits...
Fairfield County Divorce News
What is the Significance of the Case Management Agreement in a Connecticut Divorce?
This Week's Blog by Sarah E. Murray The Case Management Agreement is a document that must be filed in every Connecticut divorce case. The Case Management Agreement includes important dates for your case, but these dates are not set in stone. You and your spouse can...
Annulment vs. Divorce
Annulment is a frequently misunderstood legal concept. In contrast to a divorce, which ends a valid marriage, an annulment is a decree declaring that a valid marriage never existed Similar to most jurisdictions, annulments are available in Connecticut only in certain...
Does Cheating Affect Child Support and Child Custody? Eric J. Broder Quoted in Romper, April 2018
Two articles recently published on romper.com detail the ways which child support is calculated during dissolution proceedings, and addresses several myths about the implications of cheating and its effects on custody along the way: "If you're in the position of...
Should I Depose My Spouse in Our Divorce Action?
This Week's Blog by Carole T. Orland In all divorces cases in Connecticut a party has the right to depose his or her spouse pursuant to C.G.S.Sections 52-148a-152 and Connecticut Practice Book Sections 13-26. 13-331. A Deposition is a proceeding whereby the deponent...
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