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Divorce Law Archives

Helpful Tips: Reducing Unnecessary Expenses in a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be an expensive process, especially if there are high-value assets involved or significant tension between you and your former partner. However, even when a divorce is headed toward an amicable settlement, it can be very difficult to divide marital property, financial assets, debts and items of value as you plan for a life without your spouse.

Financial Implications of Legal Separation vs. Divorce

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.

The Many Downsides of Self-Representation in Divorce

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 Reforms Alimony Rules, Following Connecticut's Example

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.

How Does Division of Property Work in a Connecticut Divorce?

If you are going through a divorce, you will need to engage in the division of marital assets and property. There are two main steps to this process, which include determining the property that constitutes marital (or shared) property and the actual division of that property.

New Study Suggests Educated Women No Longer at Increased Risk of Divorce

For many years, the results of numerous studies indicated that women who had the same or more education compared to their husbands were more likely to get divorced. However, a recent study published in the American Sociological Review suggests this trend may have stopped as early as the late 1990s.


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