One noticeable trend in family law over the past several years has been the tendency of couples to remain legally separated for long periods of time without actually getting divorced. In many situations, they make the decision to do this because of financial concerns.
If you're going through a divorce in Connecticut and are concerned about money, you might think about forgoing legal counsel and representing yourself. This is not a good idea for a number of reasons, and could leave you with a situation that comes back to haunt you in the months and years to come.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently signed a bill in his state that includes a number of key changes to current alimony laws. Although some advocates say the reform effort does not go far enough, it does change many aspects of a system that some have described as archaic and unfair.