Parenting rights

 What Needs to Be Done to Protect Parenting Rights of Same-Sex Couples

When same-sex marriage became legal in June of 2015, the majority of America sighed in relief. It was a very exciting time for our country. Finally, gay marriage was seen as a legal right in all 50 states. However, not…

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Noncustodial parents

Visitation 101: What Noncustodial Parents Need to Know

Noncustodial parents in Rhode Island may feel confused about their rights and responsibilities when it comes to childcare and parenting. When relationships end and children are involved, it is especially painful for the kids.  It’s important to structure a compassionate…

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How Does A Permanent Restraining Order Affect Your Record?

Have you ever heard of a restraining order? Restraining orders are unfortunately common in family law cases. This type of order usually comes with consequences that impact your daily life for months, even years. But what about a permanent restraining…

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getting divorced

10 Assets You Need to Consider Dividing When Getting Divorced

Entering into a divorce without adequately assessing what assets you share is a common yet unfortunate mistake. Married couples who have been together for years likely accumulate many shared valuables, including real estate, items in the home, savings accounts, and…

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divorce process

Steps You Should Take Before Starting the Divorce Process?

Jumping into a divorce without planning could impact the rest of your life. Like any major life decision, the divorce process should be well thought out before taking irreversible steps. When a couple reaches the stage of divorce, there is…

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Moving Your Child

Tips for Moving Your Child in Connecticut

If you have considered moving your child after separating from your spouse, there are several Connecticut child custody laws you must first evaluate. Everyone deserves a fresh start. However, moving your child in Connecticut may impact his or her relationship…

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different costs of divorce

Different Costs of Divorce

One of the first considerations of a divorce is cost. Most people realize that getting a divorce is going to be a costly matter because of having to hire a lawyer, but there are more costs involved than legal costs…

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vacation home in a divorce

Who Gets the Vacation Home in a Divorce?

Divorce is tricky enough before you get into assets. But, once you do; the complications aren’t as deep as you might think that they are. A lot of the length of a divorce is time between court dates and waiting…

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Obscure Divorce Laws

Obscure Divorce Laws Still on the Books

Obscure divorce laws are no different from any others in that there are still some antiquated loopholes that exist. They tend to be laws that nobody paid attention to anymore and got lost in the books. But, they are still…

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Connecticut Criminal Defense Process

If you are under arrest, you will need a Connecticut criminal defense attorney. But what happens during the entire process can be confusing, and because you don’t know how the process works, it can be hard to know when there…

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dui checkpoints for pot

Drager 5000: DUI Checkpoints for Pot

As the laws change across the country, changes happen to the enforcement of the laws. Motorists are already accustomed to the possibility of having to travel through a DUI checkpoint to see if they are driving under the influence of…

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divorce with pets

Divorce With Pets: Who Gets the Dog?

Going through a divorce is a stressful process. However, some situations make your divorce more stressful than others. For example, divorce with pets can be particularly difficult. People often treat dogs as they would treat their children. When the time…

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