Here are some of grounds to challenge a will in Connecticut Probate Court:
Under Connecticut law, either party can file a Motion for Modification unless the divorce decree precludes it Sometimes the Separation Agreement prohibits modification altogether. Other times changes are allowed but only for the amount of alimony or the duration of it.
There are eight grounds to terminate parental rights in Connecticut Probate Court. The three most common are:
The Return Date for a divorce filed in the Bridgeport Family Court is always a Tuesday. The Plaintiff should choose a Tuesday about 4 weeks out to make sure that the other spouse, the Defendant, is properly served.
What is a Connecticut DCF Safety Plan? Simply put, it is a written agreement between DCF and a parent made during an Investigation. The DCF Social Worker will usually tell the parent or guardian to sign or they will be charged with Neglect or Abuse and summoned to Juvenile Court.
There are countless reasons why a child might not have a positive relationship with a parent. Many times, it is the parent's own actions or inactions, which has caused the estrangement. It is simplistic (and tempting) to say that the other parent "is alienating my child against me." Unverified claims of parental alienation find there way into divorce, custody and visitation cases far too often.
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.
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.
Let's face it - like it or not - social media is here to stay. And because it's part of every day life, social media clauses are becoming more and more popular in Connecticut prenuptial agreement and post-nuptial agreements.
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.