Kieran Costello, Esq. is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers of America, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.
Divorce takes its toll in a number of ways, including emotionally, physically and financially. You seek out friends, family and a professional therapist for emotional support,
Family restraining orders and criminal protection orders are created to help protect family members who are victims of abuse. Although these orders do not always stop the abuser from stalking or harming a victim,
Taxes and Divorce – who files head of household, who claims children as dependents, who claims mortgage interest deduction, etc.
You have filed for divorce, and soon it becomes tax time. How do you handle your new filing status? Who gets to file for head of household? Who claims the mortgage interest? Taxes after divorce can be complicated and
There are distinct differences among the options for separating from one’s spouse, which include legal separation, annulment, formal divorce. Still, there remains a common thread linking these alternatives:
We often get the question “what is the difference between an annulment, a divorce, and a legal separation?” The ending of a marriage or partnership may be emotionally charged,
ivorces are complicated, and when a family business is involved they become even more complex. Typically the business is income for the family and is considered property during divorce proceedings, especially if both spouses have ownership rights.
Surprisingly enough, it is fairly easy to hide marital assets during divorce proceedings, especially if one spouse was responsible for managing the marital finances and the other spouse is unaware of what was going on financially.
With the legalization of same-sex marriages there comes the issue of same-sex divorce, and in most states, including Connecticut, the same divorce laws that govern traditional marriages, also apply to same sex marriages.