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Connecticut | Section Summary
Marital age requirements in Connecticut:
Male (parental consent)
Female (parental consent)
Welcome to MaritalLaws! In this section you will find information on laws regarding alimony, child support, custody, divorce, visitation, and even property division for the state of Connecticut.
Connecticut | Alimony Law Summary
What Factors are Considered in Calculating Alimony?
In the state of Connecticut, alimony is based on a spouse’s duty to support the other after divorce when dependency has been established. ....... Click here to get more info on Alimony
Connecticut | Child Support Law Summary
What Factors are Considered in Determining Child Support?In fixing the nature and value of the property, if any, to be assigned, the court will consider the following:
- the length of the marriage
- the causes for the annulment
- dissolution of the marriage or legal separation
Additionally, the age, health, residence, occupation, amount/sources of income, vocational skills, employability, estate, liabilities/needs of each party and opportunities for future acquisition of capital assets and income are taken into consideration.
For the purpose of determining equal division of property, the court can consider evidence that a spouse dissipated marital assets before physical separation as long as ....... Click here to get more info on Child Support
Connecticut | Custody Law Summary
Can the Court Appoint a Counsel to Help Determine Custody?The court may appoint counsel on its own motion, or at the request of either of the parties or of the legal guardian of any child or at the request of any child who is of sufficient age and capable of making an intelligent request. ....... Click here to get more info on Custody
Connecticut | Divorce Law Summary
What are the Grounds for Divorce?
The state of Connecticut has a few requirements that must be met before a divorce is considered. ....... Click here to get more info on Divorce
Connecticut | Visitation Law Summary
How can Visitation Rights be Requested?
In Connecticut, a biological parent of a minor child may request visitation rights as part of an open divorce, parentage or custody case, or as a stand-alone petition for visitation. ....... Click here to get more info on Visitation
Connecticut | Property Division Law Summary
How Does Property Division Work?Under Connecticut law, marital property is that which is acquired or is a direct result of the labor and investments of the parties during the marriage is subject to equitable division. Equitable division does not mean marital property is divided equally, it is divided in manner that results in a fair or equitable result for each spouse.
The court will consider the following factors in dividing property: the length of the marriage, the reason for the divorce, the age of each spouse, social standing of each spouse, occupational and vocational skills of each spouse, debt obligations, current income and each spouse's contributio ....... Click here to get more info on Property Division