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The following summaries are intended to provide quick summaries of some aspects of recent CT legal developments on accident and insurance issues.  Most of these matters were not handled by Jackson O'Keefe, LLP.  The summaries are provided as a news summary only.  The summaries are not comprehensive, and readers are referred to the primary sources for full details.  These summaries are not legal advice.  You should consult with an attorney with regard to your situation.

Category: Divorce

Connecticut Appellate Court affirms trial court's clarification of a visitation order and reverse its clarification of a property order in divorce action

2011-08-26 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

Connecticut Divorce Lawyer West Hartford Wethersfield Farmington Southington East Haddam Cromwell  

Connecticut Appellate Court affirms trial court's order authorizing the plaintiff to move to Texas with the parties' minor child in divorce action, declining to apply plain error doctrine

2011-08-30 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

Connecticut Divorce Lawyer West Hartford Wethersfield Farmington Southington East Haddam Cromwell  

CT Divorce Law: Wife Awarded $6 Million, $60,0000 Per Month and Marital Residence

2012-06-06 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law: Wife Awarded $6 Million, $60,0000 Per Month and Marital Residence CASE:  Callahan v. Callahan COURT:  Stamford/Norwalk J.D. at Regional Trial Docket in Middletown DOC. NO.:  FA09-40173865S COURT OPINION BY:  Munro, J. DATE:  May 8, 2012 &nbs ...

CT Divorce Law: Optometrist Who Earns $84,000 Has $150,000 Earning Capacity

2012-06-12 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law:  Optometrist Who Earns $84,000 Has $150,000 Earning Capacity Case:  Watson v. Watson Doc. No.: FA10-4013021S; Court Opinion by: Suarez, J. Date:  Jan. 12, 2012 A court can find that a party’s earning capacity is greater than the amount that the party a ...

CT Divorce Law: Husband Allegedly Lost $500,000, When Working As A 'Day Trader'

2012-06-12 | Matthew J. O'Keefe
mjokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law:  Husband Allegedly Lost $500,000, When Working As A ‘Day Trader’ Case:  Anapol v. Navarrete Court:  Stamford/Norwalk J.D., at Stamford Doc. No.:  FA11-40200455; court Opinion by :  Emons, J. Date:  Feb. 16, 2012 A court can ...

CT Family Law: Wife from Thailand awarded rental income and $100 per week

2012-06-12 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Family Law:  Wife from Thailand awarded rental income and $100 per week Case:  Bollin v. Sawangjai Court:  Fairfield J.D., at Bridgeport Doc. No.:  FA11-403621; Court Opinion by:  Klatt, J. Date: Feb. 1, 2012   A court can award one party the ...

CT Divorce Law: Wife Awarded Marital Residence, $20,000 and 50 Percent of Pension

2012-06-13 | Andrew J. O'Keefe
ajokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law:  Wife Awarded Marital Residence, $20,000 and 50 Percent of Pension Case:  Rabideau v. Rabideau Court:  Tolland J.D. at Rockville Doc. No.:  FA11-4014530S; Court Opinion By: Suarez, J. Date:  Feb. 1, 2012 A court can find one party at greater ...

CT Supreme Court holds that Court can modify child support despite agreement that support would be nonmodifiable

2012-06-29 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Supreme Court holds that Court can modify child support despite agreement that support would be nonmodifiable In a ruling released on June 26, 2012, the Connecticut Supreme Court states in part: McLACHLAN, J. The principal issue in this appeal is whether a trial court may modify unallocated alimony ...

CT Appellate Court addresses CT divorce alimony modification

2012-06-29 | Andrew J. O'Keefe
ajokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Appellate Court addresses CT divorce alimony modification In a ruling released on June 12, 2012, the Connecticut Appellate Court states in part: ALVORD, J. The defendant, Herbert Jansen, appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying his motion to modify his alimony obligation to the plaintiff ...

CT Divorce Law Update: Alimony Increased to $400 Per Week After Husband Found Job

2012-08-14 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law Update: Alimony Increased to $400 Per Week After Husband Found Job CASE: Revoir v. Revoir COURT:  Hartford J.D., at Hartford DOC. NO.:  FA06-4023935S, at Hartford DATE:  May 31, 2012-PAGES 6   A court can modify alimony if a party establish ...

CT Divorce Law: Parents May Not Criticize Each Other On Social Networking Sites

2012-08-14 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law: Parents May Not Criticize Each Other On Social Networking Sites CASE:  Suarez v. Suarez COURT:  New London J.D., at Norwich DOC. NO.:  FA11-4116998S COURT OPINION BY:  Scluger, J. DATE:  June 11, 2012-PAGES:  12   A court ca ...

CT Divorce Law Update: Alimony's Termination Date at Age 60 was Found Modifiable

2012-08-14 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

CT Divorce Law Update: Alimony’s Termination Date at Age 60 was Found Modifiable CASE:  Pite v. Pite COUR:  Connecticut Appellate Court DOC. NO.:  AC 33421- COURT OPINION BY:  Bear, J. DATE:  May 29, 2012 The language of a modified judgment providing ...


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