Family Law

Advocating for You

 

 

In a divorce, whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant, you face a set of legal and financial challenges.

Where will I live?

How will I pay my bills?

What will happen to my children?

What about the house?

What about my kids’ education?

What about my retirement?

What if I remarry?

Family Law Categories

Ensuring that our best interests, and those of your minor child or children, and represented in all disputes regarding child custody arrangements, for married and unmarried parents.

Providing legal representation for parents, children, and legal guardians who are being investigated by The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) as part of, or separate from, a divorce proceeding.

Helping clients understand the guidelines and, when necessary, providing enforcement representation and counsel.

Determining whether an asset is a marital property, dividing marital debts, and valuing family businesses, employment, and pension benefits.

Researching options and providing equitable solutions.

Crafting reasonable agreements between married partners who choose to separate but not divorce, allowing for arrangements to be made with regard to all the crucial issues, including responsibility for outstanding payments and obligations, spousal support, child custody and visitation, and living situations.

Determining whether an asset is marital property, diving marital debts, and valuing family businesses, employment, and pension benefits.                                                 

Advocating for you in court, obtaining and completing the required documents, and dealing with the opposing side throughout the legal process, whether that involves getting a protection/restraining order in place, filing a domestic violence lawsuit, filing for divorce or working to get you custody of your children.

Ensuring the most equitable division of property in high-asset divorces, including finding hidden assets and protecting investments.

Providing counsel regarding modifications in child custody, alimony, visitation or child support orders caused by a significant job change or other changes in circumstances.

Finding the right person to offer therapeutic support, when necessary, can often be key to preserving emotional balance in individuals and families going through a divorce.

In some contested custody proceeding, and in all cases of alleged child abuse or neglect, the court will appoint a guardian ad litem (GAL) or Attorney for the Minor Child, and objective, impartial person who acts as a representative for the minor children.

No Cost for Initial Counsultation