The above-cited reference to a “divorce gap” in today’s blog headline sounds as though it might reasonably be a bit ominous from the female perspective, doesn’t it?
A central point that is repeatedly conveyed concerning divorce in Connecticut and nationally is that every decoupling is unique, presenting its own singular set of opportunities and challenges.
Connecticut courts are amenable to a variety of child custody arrangements in divorce. The guidepost in their decisions is on what best promotes involved children’s interests, and that is decidedly not the same in every case.
Although the below subject matter can apply with equal importance to both divorced men and women, it is the latter demographic we most emphasize in today’s post.
It's pretty clear what is most important when divorce-centered talk turns to custody arrangements and a parenting plan that sets for the particulars.
In select Connecticut divorces, a general tone of civility can yield salutary outcomes for both parties that avoid overt displays of rancor or stark disagreements.
According to a study conducted by TD Ameritrade, 65 percent of married people lack a plan for handling their finances in the event of divorce or the death of a spouse. Connecticut residents may want to consider their financial plans in the event of their marriage ending as money is among the most-disrupted areas when divorce occurs.
When a couple files for divorce, it is highly unlikely that everything will be "fair." These are two different people that have different careers, different objectives, and different needs. When they divorce, the goal of the court isn't necessarily to make things perfectly even -- it is to ensure that the two spouses have compliantly and appropriately divorced, and that any financial matters are as "fair" as they can be.
Certainly the mind of any individual readying for divorce is preoccupied with many things.
The most contentious discussions during a divorce can often center on the children. Determining custody arrangements is a difficult process, particularly if the parents cannot come to an agreement on their own. In these situations, the courts may play a role in putting together a custody arrangement. When this happens, courts generally apply a legal standard referred to as the best interest of the child.