Serving New Haven and Fairfield Counties

Why Spend Money on a Lawyer? Couldn’t the Court Just Divide Our Property Equally?

Why Spend Money on a Lawyer? Couldn’t the Court Just Divide Our Property Equally?   Connecticut judges are not required to divide anything equally. A judge will divide the marital estate “equitably,” which is a very different standard.  This effectively means that a judge can award either spouse as much as she sees fit, based […]

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What can I expect a settlement to look like?

What can I expect a settlement to look like?   It is a good idea to plan carefully for a divorce, and to have some idea of what you hope your financial picture will look like once the divorce papers have been signed. Unfortunately, unless you have an iron-clad pre-nuptial agreement with your spouse, there […]

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Tis the Season for Divorce

‘Tis the Season for Divorce   Holidays can be a difficult time for people undergoing a divorce in normal times, but this year adds an extra layer of stress. Happy people celebrating Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus, Kwanzaa and New Year’s will be fewer and further between than ever before in American history, at least […]

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