If you are reading this, you probably were involved in an car accident in Fairfield, Connecticut. There are a lot of blogs about what to do at the scene. This post is about what to do once you are safe at home.
The leading reason for modifying alimony post-divorce in Connecticut is a decrease in income - either less earnings or outright unemployment. These motions are filed regularly in the Bridgeport and Stamford Court.
When DCF believes that allegations of abuse or neglect require court involvement they will file a Neglect Petition. In Stamford Juvenile Court, most hearings occur on Thursdays.
When a child is arrested for allegedly committing a crime in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Norwalk, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston or Westport. they will be summoned to appear in Bridgeport Juvenile Court:
When someone under age 18 is arrested and charged with a crime in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Stamford or Wilton, Connecticut they are summoned to the Stamford Juvenile Court.
Under Connecticut law, either spouse can petition the court for a post judgment modification of alimony unless the divorce decree precludes modification. The modification may be a request to increase or decrease the award, or temporarily or permanently stop the payments.
Once in awhile I get a call from a potential client about whether to pursue an annulment or file for divorce.
A Connecticut divorce judge can (and should) award sole custody to one parent when the other parent engages in parental alienating behaviors.
Connecticut judges take a child's education seriously. So if a child misses too much school when with one parent the other parent can be awarded sole custody as part of a Motion for Modification.
Here are some of grounds to challenge a will in Connecticut Probate Court: