In Connecticut Probate Courts one of the most common grounds to terminate parental rights is abandonment. The lack of an ongoing parent-child relationship is also frequently claimed as a ground when abandonment is alleged. Makes sense in that there is considerable factual overlap between these two concepts.
Many spouses assume that they will keep any inheritance(s) they received if they get divorced in Connecticut. It is true that frequently judges view inheritances as assets which stay with the side of the family that generated the inheritance. However, this is not always the case.
There are five categories of DCF Neglect in Connecticut. The most common is Physical Neglect which is broadly defined as the failure to provide and maintain adequate food. clothing, supervision and safety for a child.
Here are the four scenarios involving car accidents and injuries to a passenger:
This blog provides general information about stepparent adoption in Connecticut.
Here are the biggest issues with taxes and divorce in Connecticut.
Probate Courts in Darien, Fairfield and Westport, Connecticut hear these types of cases:
Parental alienation is an increasingly familiar term, especially in contentious child custody disputes. Its effects can be very damaging to children, families and targeted parents.
Generally speaking, Probate Courts in Fairfield, Westport and Darien Connecticut hear three types of cases:
Connecitcut divorce mediation is a process in which a divorcing couple attempts to resolve their outstanding issues with the assistance of a neutral third party (divorce mediator). A divorce mediator is typically an attorney with a family law background and training in dispute resolution.