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Too often divorce is seen as a win/lose situation. You turn your destinies over to your two attorneys and hope they know what they are doing. The problems is: they donít know you, your goals and aspiration or your familyís needs.
So, what is divorce mediation? Simply put, its a process in which a divorcing couple meets, together, with a mediator or, in some cases, two co-mediators in a series of scheduled sessions. During those session, the couple discloses the hard facts that is, information regarding their joint and individual finances bank accounts, debts, investments, retirement accounts and pensions and assets real estate, cars, other vehicles.
In order to get a divorce in Connecticut, one of the spouses must be a resident for at least 12 months. However, the divorce case can be started immediately once one spouse moves to the state with the intent of living there indefinitely. The law only requires that the spouse be in the state for the full 12-month period by the time the court issues the final judgment.
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