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June 2016 Archives

Divorce finalized between Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams

Music fans may already be aware of one particularly high-profile divorce taking place right now. Connecticut residents familiar with former pop star Mandy Moore and her alt-rock husband Ryan Adams may already know the couple has been involved in ongoing divorce proceedings. Recently, a settlement was finalized. The couple is now concluding agreements pertaining to the division of their assets.

Clients seeking divorce in Connecticut can assist their attorneys

Ending a marriage is often a long, painful process. Even in an amicable split, emotions may run high. Finding an attorney to guide one through is often the first step to take when facing a divorce. Many Connecticut residents find that working closely with that attorney may make the process a little less painful.

What types of child custody can parents consider?

When Connecticut couples divorce, both parents are typically concerned about the effect the divorce will have on their children. Child custody laws vary from state to state, but the basics are more or less standard. If parents fail to reach agreements on custody and parenting, the court will make the decision. Even the agreements reached by parents have to be authorized by the court before it can be included in the divorce agreement.

Amber Heard alleges domestic violence by Johnny Depp

Survivors of abuse and violence in a domestic situation are often accused of making false accusations. Unfortunately, domestic violence is a reality and a massive problem nationwide, including in Connecticut. It is a topic that is often swept under the rug, but recent accusations against a celebrity made headlines that sparked many comments. Several days after filing for divorce from Johnny Depp, Amber Heard filed a motion for a restraining order against her soon-to-be ex-husband, alleging ongoing domestic violence.

Handling insurance in divorce

When a marriage ends, assets are divided according to state law. However, Connecticut residents are reminded that issues like property division and child support are not the only ones at play in a divorce. In many cases, insurance will have to be restructured to accommodate the divorce.