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“Contested Child Custody in Connecticut Divorce” with Attorney Melissa Needle
"Divorce Doesn't Suck" Podcast featuring "Mapping Your New Path Forward" with Melissa Needle
  • "Contested Child Custody in Connecticut Divorce" with Attorney Melissa Needle
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      Firm Name: Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law
      Duration: 40:32
      Date: 2023-03-11

      Contested Child Custody in Connecticut Divorce with Attorney Melissa Needle

      The sixth (6th) installment of a twelve (12) part series with Attorney Melissa Needle on the podcast "Divorce Doesn't Suck" with Wendy Sloan and Dan Herrold. Attorney Needle's series, "Mapping your new path forward," tackles hard hitting questions about divorce, delivers practical tips, and provides essential information to those people confronting divorce.

      Learn about "Contested Child Custody" in Connecticut Divorce:

      • Family Court backed-up due to COVID has made it difficult to get in front of judges on a timely basis;
      • Marked shift to arbitration and mediation in lower Fairfield County to expedite the process (pros and cons of alternative dispute resolution);
      • What is Contested Custody?;
      • Legal vs Physical Custody;
      • Control over the decision making;
      • Rising above the conflict; Demonstrating the ability to co-parent;
      • Developing tangible evidence;
      • Does the child or children have a voice in the process? And if so, when?;
      • Emergency Motions;
      • GALs and AMCs explained;
      • Psychological evaluations: what are they and how can they be ordered by the court?
      • Carefully defining your goals and communicating with your attorney;

      For all episodes of "Divorce Doesn't Suck"

      "Divorce Doesn't Suck" Home - Link to All Episodes

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      Divorce Lawyers in Westport Provide Trustworthy advise about how to file for divorce in Connecticut

      If you have decided to dissolve your marriage, or if your spouse has served you with divorce papers, you are probably wondering, “What happens now?” The Westport divorce attorneys at Needle | Cuda understand your concerns and want to set your mind at ease. By working closely with you, we can develop a plan tailored for you that is effective in resolving points of conflict on favorable terms. Whether your circumstances necessitate a non-adversarial divorce to put your marriage behind you, a meticulous analysis of your assets to protect your property rights or aggressive litigation to preserve your parental rights, our experienced and knowledgeable Connecticut divorce attorneys work with you to pursue these goals.

      Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law Practice Areas

      Needle | Cuda is a divorce and family law firm focused high-net-worth divorce, contested custody, and complex property division. The firm's practice areas include: divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, restraining orders, same-sex marriage, post judgment modification, relocation, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, enforcement and contempt actions, divorce appeals

      Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law Service Areas

      Our service areas includes: Greenwich, Belle Haven, Byrum, Cos Cob, Riverside, Round Hill, Stanwich, Mianus, Glenville, Old Greenwich, Westport, Compo Beach, Greens Farms, Saugatuck, Saugatuck Island, Saugatuck Shores, Coleytown, Darien, Noroton Heights, Tokeneke, New Canaan, Pinney's Corners, Selleck's Corners, Talmadge Hill, Ponus Ridge, Stamford, Shippan, The Cove, North Stamford, Newfield, Westover, Turn of River, Waterside, Norwalk, Cranberry, South Norwalk, Wilson Point, Harbor Shores, Harbor View, Rowayton, Ridgefield, Wilton, Cannondale, North Wilton, Bald Hill, Belden Hill, South Wilton, Gilbert Corners, Lambert Corners, Weston, Easton, Fairfield, Sturges, Greenfield Hill, Fairfield Beach, Blackrock, Sasco Hill, Fairfield Woods, Milford, Stratford, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.  
        [caption id="attachment_3496" align="aligncenter" width="1249"]Attorney Melissa Needle, Managing Partner Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law _ Contested Child Custody 21-039 NeedleCuda[/caption]
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