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May 2016 Archives

Impact of divorce on estate planning

During a tumultuous time like the end of a marriage, it is commonplace for both individuals involved to concentrate predominantly upon the issues that directly pertain to the here and now. However, some Connecticut residents are already aware that a divorce can give rise to issues that can have repercussions well into the future. One such consideration is the issue of estate planning, which can be mitigated with the help of a qualified divorce attorney. 

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne reportedly headed for divorce

After 33 years of marriage, one of rock and roll's most enduring couples appears to be headed for a marital split. For Connecticut fans, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are household names, the former for his prodigious musical career and the latter for the front-line role she took in managing her husband's career and his notorious substance abuse issues. Now it appears Sharon is seeking a divorce

Late-life divorce a growing trend

By now, most people are familiar with the term "gray divorce," attributed to people over 50 who have decided to end their marriages. Indeed, here in Connecticut -- as across the nation -- the trend of late-life divorce continues to grow. There are several reasons for this phenomenon, but whatever the reason, the importance of seeking support in any divorce remains consistent. 

Determining pet ownership in divorce

Many Americans have pets, animals they often consider parts of their family. But when a Connecticut couple chooses to get a divorce, which of them is entitled to custody of the family dog, cat or parrot? This question depends heavily on the specifics of the divorce in question.