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Money must be protected in a divorce

Financial issues are not always the paramount consideration in a Connecticut divorce. Yet, how the couple approaches the split and property division in the final settlement can be extremely costly to both parties, often needlessly. Attempting to reach an agreement without acrimony is best, but even when there are fundamental differences, there's no need to throw money away by making hasty decisions that fail to account for all the factors.

Bipolar illness presents some challenges in divorces

Marriage is a daily challenge to try to make things work. When one spouse suffers from a mental illness like bipolar disorder, the the marital struggle is more intense. There are some instances in which a spouse's mental illness can contribute to or cause a divorce. Unfortunately, this can be just as complex as the relationship.

Your divorce decisions now can impact your life later

When you make the decision to divorce your spouse, you need to make sure that you have things together to protect yourself. There are some splits that are amicable; however, others are filled with disagreements. Even if you and your spouse get along fairly well, the divorce might pit you against each other. We know that this is a difficult situation, but planning ahead can be a huge help.

Respectful communication goes a long way in a divorce

Handling the logistical nightmare that a divorce brings can be challenging. You have to think about where you are going to live if you are the one leaving the marital home. Changing your mailing address and working through the divorce matters can all be a lot to handle. We can't take care of everything for you, but we can work with you on the divorce case so that you can focus on other areas of your life.

Preparing for the new school year after a divorce

The beginning of a new school year is a stressful time in many Connecticut households, and preparing for the academic year ahead can be especially difficult for divorced parents. However, experts say that the pressures this time of year places on co-parenting arrangements may sometimes actually strengthen parental bonds and help divorced spouses to become more comfortable with their new domestic situations.

Plan for the legal end of your marriage if it is beyond repair

When you feel like your marriage is failing, you have an important decision to make. You need to think about whether your marriage is worth fighting for or if you are ready to let it go. If the answer is that you are ready to just call it quits, it might be time to initiate a divorce. We are here to help you explore the option of divorcing your spouse and to work with you throughout the process.

Financial considerations that come with the end of a marriage

When your marriage is over, you must face a lot of adjustments. One of these relates to your finances. It doesn't matter if you are already pinching pennies or if you are well off, the divorce will require you to think about your financial health. Here are some tips you can use as you do this:

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