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Is sole legal child custody a good thing?

When the time to determine child custody arises, there are two aspects that must be agreed upon: physical and legal custody. Physical custody deals with whose home the children live in. Legal custody, however, deals with which parent has the legal right to make major decisions about the child. Some divorcing parents in Connecticut automatically assume they want to have sole legal custody of their children, but there are pros and cons to this type of child custody arrangement to consider.

What happens to a life insurance policy during divorce?

When going through a divorce, there seems to be a million details that have to be sorted out. From living arrangements and child custody to division of the movie collection, the specifics of dividing two intertwined lives is exhausting, at least. One item that is often overlooked or dismissed during the chaos of divorce is life insurance. What happens to a life insurance policy when a Connecticut couple divorces? Can the ex-spouse still be the beneficiary?

Is mediation a way for you to set reasonable custody terms?

If you are about to go through a divorce, your number one concern is probably protecting your parenting relationship with your children. Everyone has heard horror stories about a divorce gone wrong, where one parent gets custody and punishes the other by refusing them even visitation. The good news is that most modern couples don't have to worry about that specific outcome.

Family law: Marriage contracts can strengthen relationships

Marriage contracts can actually make marriages stronger. Under family law, Connecticut couples are able to fashion either pre or postnuptial contracts that open the lines of communication regarding issues that could cause problems in the future. When a couple approach a marriage contract with the notion that having one means they want the best for each other no matter what happens, it may be accepted as a necessary part of the financial aspect of the relationship.

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