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Know the child custody lingo: Legal custody

When Connecticut parents decide to end their marriages, they face numerous decisions and challenges when it comes to their children. Without an understanding of the lingo they will hear, it might be difficult to make informed decisions. One definition regarding child custody that many mistake for physical custody is legal custody.

When it comes to child custody proceedings, many options exist

When it comes to divorce, Connecticut residents need to make any number of decisions. Some may say that those decisions are easier than the ones that need to be made when it comes to child custody. After all, the choices parents make now could make the transition from one household to two easier or more unsettling. Of course, the experience is rarely ever without at least some stress, but the steps parents take at this point could either increase or decrease it.

Three tips to keep your retirement plan on track after a divorce

Retirement is the carrot at the end of the stick. We work hard for decades and create a wonderful dream of what we will do during our sunset years. If not handled properly, a divorce can throw these plans off their tracks. Fortunately, you can take proactive steps to avoid any setbacks in your retirement plans. Three specific tips include:

Take control of your divorce with the collaborative process

One of the strongest feelings that many Connecticut residents feel when their marriages end is a loss of control. The traditional courtroom process of divorce does not do anything to alleviate that feeling, either. However, you could take advantage of another way to divorce that lets you stay in control of your destiny -- the collaborative process.

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  • Wendy helped guide us through a very difficult and emotional process and was really able to provide an even and fair account for both parties. It's quite evident in her expertise in this area but the way she was able to make you feel safe and secure in a very insecure time goes far beyond her legal prowess. If the two parties are really willing to cooperate and collaborate, she's there to help gain the best possible solution for all involved, especially if there are children.
  • Regardless of how committed one is to the fact that divorce may be imminent and necessary, it is truly one of the most emotional and stressful situations one can experience. It can also be daunting. Wendy has a remarkable ability to cut through the noise and help you focus on the big picture while drilling down on what is most pertinent to your particular situation., they are a formidable team who work collectively with your best interests in mind.
  • Wendy and her staff were a delight to work with. During this difficult process I felt confident that the outcome would be fair and balanced, as it did. Very supportive, always well prepared and very knowledgeable. Would choose them all over again!
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