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Alicia Price Chalumeau

Norwalk Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. Filing for divorce...

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Alicia Price Chalumeau
    1 lawyer answer

    No, Connecticut imposes a 90 day cooling off period after the filing of an action for divorce. It is at the end of this 90-day period that the parties will have to file financial affidavits (among other documents) on the case management date. As for the taxes, it is best to consult with an attorney who will review the specific facts of your case to determine the best course of action to handle the unfiled taxes. Alicia P. Chalumeau Chalumeau Law Group, LLC 40 Richards Avenue, 3rd Floor...

  2. I dont want my kids father in thier life, what can i do?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Christopher P Norris
    2. Alicia Price Chalumeau
    2 lawyer answers

    In Connecticut, terminating a parent’s parental rights means the complete severance by court order of the legal relationship, with all its rights and responsibilities (child support), between a child and his parent. If your children's father does not consent to this termination, you will have to present evidence at a hearing showing among other things that it is in the children's best interest to sever ties with their father. As the previous poster suggested, you will need very strong...

  3. My husband has not worked in several years because he's a drunk and I'm looking to get a divorce will I have to pay to support h

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Alicia Price Chalumeau
    2. Frank Mascagni III
    2 lawyer answers

    Connecticut courts will consider several factors in determining whether to award a party spousal support. These factors include not only your income, but the court will consider additional factors such as the length of the marriage, the causes for the divorce, the age, health, station, occupation, vocational skills, and employability of each of the parties. It is best to consult with an attorney who will consider the specific facts of your case and provide you with advice BEFORE you begin...

  4. My husband has not worked in several years because he's a drunk and I'm looking to get a divorce will I have to pay to support h

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Alicia Price Chalumeau
    2. Frank Mascagni III
    2 lawyer answers

    Connecticut courts will consider several factors in determining whether to award a party spousal support. These factors include not only your income, but the court will consider additional factors such as the length of the marriage, the causes for the divorce, the age, health, station, occupation, vocational skills, and employability of each of the parties. It is best to consult with an attorney who will consider the specific facts of your case and provide you with advice BEFORE you...

  5. Can I refuse to pay alimony & health benefits to my wife whose divorcing me. We don't have kids together. We've been married 9

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Christopher P Norris
    2. Harold Ralph Burke
    3. Alicia Price Chalumeau
    4. Juna Madray Pulayya
    4 lawyer answers

    In addition to the responses above, and the issue of jurisdiction aside (assuming Connecticut does indeed have jurisdiction over you to make certain financial orders), please also be aware that once you have been served with a summons and complaint certain "automatic orders" are immediately in effect. These orders pertain to medical/health benefits and prohibit you from making any changes to the existing benefit designations.

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