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July 2018 Archives

Divorce and your family business

If you and your spouse contemplate obtaining a Connecticut divorce, your joint business or professional practice adds one more layer of complexity to what already may be a contentious situation. Your family business likely is not only your largest marital asset, but also your major source of family income. Consequently, deciding how to equitably divide it via your property settlement agreement probably represents one of your most pressing concerns.

Police aim to protect community from domestic violence

Residents of Connecticut are surely aware that, when it comes to allegations of violent crime, law enforcement does their best to respond swiftly. Domestic violence is a crime that often seems to occur out of the blue with no forewarning. Due to the risk to potential victims, police respond to domestic violence calls with extra precautions. 

Child support differs from one state to another

For Connecticut spouses considering divorce, understanding how the process will affect their financial standing is a significant concern. Aside from property division and the expense of setting up a new household, child support is also an important topic for parents. That's true regardless of whether they will be tasked with making those payments or will be on the receiving end. 

Mothers fear mental health treatment may affect child custody

Connecticut residents are likely aware that taking care of mental health issues is just as important as caring for one's physical health. Health care providers are now aware that issues like anxiety and depression can affect an entire family, not just the person suffering from illness. A recent study shows that mothers are sometimes afraid to admit they may need mental health treatment because they fear it will affect child custody

Police officers involved in domestic violence crime

When it comes to violent crime, Connecticut residents are surely aware that anyone can be a victim. Despite this knowledge, many people may feel truly shocked by recent headlines that tell the story of two police officers who now stand accused of domestic violence. The incident is a testament to the sad truth that lives can change in an instant when domestic situations get out of hand.