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Family Law

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Divorce Concepts


Under Connecticut law, the legal term for divorce is “Dissolution of Marriage.”

The goal of the attorneys at Rubin & Eldrich, P.C. is to resolve your case in the best way possible to serve your interests and those of your family. Your attorney will have the opportunity, once your case is fully prepared to negotiate a settlement. Experienced family lawyers and their clients can reach a tailored agreement addressing the rights and obligations of the parties in a more thorough manner and without the risks associated with a trial. Should a trial be necessary your attorney will be prepared and be a strong advocate for your case.

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Children of divorce. Young girl reads to her Teddy bearChildren and Divorce in Connecticut

The best interests of your children are of paramount importance.

Children are entitled to the support they need, both financial and emotional, from both of their parents. Parents are free to make their own parenting plan related to the children’s residence and the time they spend with each parent. Our attorneys are mindful of the needs of children in a redefined family and will assist our clients in securing their parenting time.

Financial Support for children in a divorce is guided by the State of Connecticut Child Support Guidelines. The child support guidelines may also direct parents to pay for health insurance and to pay for child care for working parents. The attorneys at Rubin & Eldrich, P.C. will work for you to ensure that child support orders are entered that protect your interests and those of your children.

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Balacing Property & Assets

Property division in CT 

How will the real estate and financial assets that you and your spouse own be divided between you?

Assets owned by either of the parties or by the parties together are to be divided equitably between them based upon certain factors to be considered under Connecticut Law. We will work with you to advocate the applicable factors which will support your position for the division of assets.

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Alimony in CT

Determining how and if alimony is awarded.

Under Connecticut law certain criteria are weighed and applied to determine the amount and duration of alimony if any. Some of the factors considered include the income of each party, the length of the marriage, the health, age, and earning capacity of each party. Our attorneys will assemble the relevant facts so that they may advocate for your goals whether you are seeking an award of alimony or are the party from whom an alimony award is sought.

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