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Connecticut divorce: parental alienation syndrome

I have seen a significant increase in the number of Connecticut divorces involving claims of parental alienation syndrome (PAS).  Are there really more PAS cases? I doubt it.  Put on any label you want on it.  The traditional behaviors that are the hallmark of parental alienation have been around as long as custody and visitation battles.  However, I do believe that there is a heightened awareness in the court system given the devastation that alienation wreaks on families.

Removal from Connecticut DCF Central Registry

If a parent, guardian or other individual has been placed on the Connecticut DCF Central Registry because of a neglect or abuse Substantiation there is hope.  An Application may be filed to have the individual's name removed from the Registry. thanks to HB 5062.

Connecticut father awarded sole custody

In divorce courts across Connecticut, including the Bridgeport and Stamford Family Courts, more fathers are being awarded sole custody.  Full custody can be awarded at the time of the initial judgment or divorce decree or post judgment if a Motion for Modification is filed.

Collaborative divorce in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Collaborative divorce is becoming an increasingly popular choice for divorcing spouses in Fairfield County Connecticut.  The hallmark of this approach is the commitment to resolve the divorce without court intervention, adversarial techniques or litigation.

Connecticut Probate Court: Guardianship of children

Guardianship of a child in Connecticut includes the authority to make major decisions affecting the child's education, welfare and medical treatment.  The process of removing a parent as a child's guardian, starts with an Application filed in the Probate Court.