Serving New Haven and Fairfield Counties

Child Custody Options Can Help Children and Families

In Connecticut, child custody may be arranged in a number of ways.  In a joint legal custody situation, both parents are involved with decision-making for the children regarding medical, educational, religious, and other major needs.  Many individuals mistakenly believe that joint legal custody means the parents have equal time with the children, but this is […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid in a Do-It-Yourself Divorce

Do-it-yourself divorces are common in several states, including Connecticut.  In a do-it-yourself divorce, the parties represent themselves in the divorce action with the court.  They must complete legal documents, file motions, and address various issues in their marriage before a divorce can be finalized. First, the parties must be aware of all filing deadlines involved […]

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10 Tips for Choosing a Divorce Mediator in Connecticut

1. Review the state’s various bar association websites and consult friends and colleagues to create a list of mediators you would like to speak with about your case. 2. As you meet and interview potential mediators, ask for a list of references.  Contact those references and ask about the mediator’s style and the outcomes of […]

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