Connecticut Family Lawyers
Guilford, CT Family Law Lawyer
Matthew is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and a combat veteran of the Iraq war. As a criminal prosecutor, military legal assistance attorney, military defense attorney, and military judge, Matthew has experienced and excelled in diverse roles all in the pursuit of justice.
Since joining the McConnell Family Law Group he has limited his practice to matrimonial, family law, and criminal law.
Representing clients throughout Hartford, New Britain, Windham,...
After graduating from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and English in 1993, Ms. Girolamo decided to pursue a career in law. She went to...
Attorney Needle's approach strikes a hard-to-find balance between aggressive client representation and the preservation family. Before starting Needle|Cuda, Attorney Needle found that most firms in the market practiced at the extreme ends of the spectrum -- either being overly aggressive or collaborative to...
Attorney Miller has...
Paul was educated in mediation and jurisprudence by the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada and by the Connecticut Council for Non-adversarial Divorce (CCND).
He is a highly skilled mediator, trial lawyer, advocate, and negotiator. He has been the lead counsel or presiding judge in hundreds of matters including over 55 jury trials.
Following 18 years of public service, Paul started his own firm in 2014 to focus on one thing: representing individuals with passion...
Manchester, CT Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
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Trumbull, CT Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
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In addition, Dyan has experience resolving difficult custody disputes. Dyan appreciates that every client and case is different and prepares a strategy to achieve each individual client’s particular...
In his practice, he deals with family law trials often involving large marital estates, complex custody issues and post-judgment enforcement issues. He also frequently receives referrals from other members of the family bar requesting that he try or co-chair their family cases that have little or no prospect of settlement.
Attorney Flaherty also utilizes private mediation to assist couples seeking to amicably end their...
In 2000, Ms. Magnano graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor of Arts. She then attended Suffolk University Law School. As a law student, Ms. Magnano was on the dean's list, a student prosecutor and served as a volunteer for Shelter Legal Services, working with homeless...
It is a great thing to find what you love to do for a living, especially when you have an opportunity to help make a difference.
I found my opportunity when I became I lawyer.
After becoming a lawyer, I taught legal studies at the University of New Haven for eleven years in addition to practicing law on a full time basis. I continue to act as chair on the...
In addition, she is a co-chair of the Family Law Committee of the Greater...
Cecilia Buck-Taylor, J.D. has been practicing law for over 25 years in the areas of Domestic & Family Law, Real Estate, Probate and Elder Law. Attorney Buck-Taylor also has many years of experience and training as a mediator and collaborator and is committed to resolving disputes outside of the court system.
Attorney Buck-Taylor is...
Attorney Gonzalez-Velez's interest and passion providing legal assistance to immigrants arises from his immigrant background. His ancestors immigrated from the Canary Islands, Spain in the 1800s. His family settled in Puerto Rico, which was then a Spanish colony. As residents of Puerto Rico, his ancestors became United States...
Attorney Nicola attended Franklin & Marshall College, where he graduated with a B.A. in History with Honors in 1964. Thereafter, Attorney Nicola attended the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he graduated in 1967.
Upon discharge from his active military service, Attorney Nicola joined the firm and has spent his entire career here. Attorney Nicola has been and continues to be active in community matters....
Over 24-years experience. Trial lawyer for matters including divorce, custody, and DCF investigations.
Frank leads our family law appellate practice and focuses exclusively on matrimonial and juvenile law.
With offices in New Canaan, Hartford, and New Haven, and by appointment only in Greenwich and Stamford
Mr. Posmantier began his career in 1997 with a legal research clerkship at the Department of Legal Research for the Judicial Branch, Superior Court of Connecticut. He subsequently joined the Greenwich, Connecticut, firm, Fogarty Cohen Selby & Nemiroff LLC (“FCSN”) as an associate in 1998. He became a partner at FCSN in 2007, focusing a large part of his practice on high net worth asset division and support awards, as well as on complex child custody...
I actively support my community through involvement with the East Haven Chamber of Commerce; the Branford Lions Club (SightSaver Day Chairman); the Branford Green Committee (Chairman); and Widow's Son #66 Masonic Lodge. I am also actively involved in the New Haven County Bar Association where I engage...
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Dealing with family law issues?
Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.
Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.
Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.
Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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