CONNECTICUT FAMILY COURT SCHEDULE EXPANDS CAUTIOUSLY DURING COVID-19
After weeks of limited functioning, the Connecticut Judicial Branch is now showing signs of progress in addressing a slightly broader array of matters. The wheels of Justice have begun to turn just a little bit more quickly.
For family cases, this means specifically that approval of temporary agreements and non adversarial divorce have been added to the list of “priority matters” to be addressed by the Courts, albeit remotely. The formal notice from the Connecticut Judicial Branch is available at:
In addition, starting April 20, 2020, there are a number of other actions which will be available again in family cases. Those are also all actions which can be taken remotely, including issuance of certain orders and administrative actions by the Court, as well as processing of QDROs (in electronic cases). That notice from the Connecticut Judicial Branch is available at:
As further steps toward more regular functioning, the Connecticut Supreme Court and Appellate Court will begin hearing oral argument in pending appeals remotely, as per the notice available at:
Alexander J. Cuda is a highly respected family and matrimonial law attorney. With numerous published articles and speaking engagements, Alex’s leadership in family law is well-known. He has been named one of the “Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Southern Connecticut” by such organizations as the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (2017).