In Connecticut, divorce petitioners have the right to file pro se. However, some circumstances require an advanced understanding of the law. Petitioners who aren’t familiar with all divorce laws need help to avoid common errors and misconceptions. A local attorney offers clarity and legal assistance for all divorce petitioners.
When Domestic Violence Involves a Child
Domestic violence that involves the child requires the petitioner to take quick action. The petitioner has the right to secure a protection order after the crime is reported. The protection order prevents the aggressor from getting anywhere near the victim. However, it isn’t a long-term solution when the aggressor is a parent. A sole child custody order helps the parent protect their child from their spouse during and after the divorce proceedings.
When Serious Risks Exist
The most common risks to children include abuse, addiction, and criminal activities. Upon the discovery of these risks, the …