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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.

Connecticut divorce: filing an Answer and Cross-Complaint

A Connecticut divorce starts with the Plaintiff preparing a Summons, Complaint and Notice of Automatic Orders and serving the Defendant with those documents. Then the Plaintiff provides proof that the Defendant was properly served and pays the filing fee to the Clerk's Office.  A docket number is assigned and a new divorce case is born.