Legally Speaking

Dec 10 2018

How can I serve my spouse divorce papers if I do not know where he or she lives?

By: John Drapp

Posted in: Family & Divorce, Court

If you are starting a divorce action, Connecticut law requires you to serve your spouse with the divorce papers.  “Service” is the formal delivery of the papers.  In most cases, this means that a Connecticut State Marshal m... Read Article


Oct 12 2018

How long do I have to wait to get divorced in Connecticut?

By: John Drapp

Posted in: Litigation, Family & Divorce

This is a question that I think I have answered in almost every divorce consultation I have ever had.  Often, the goal is to get divorced as quickly as possible. The answer to this question depends on whether there is an agreement as to all issu... Read Article


Jul 24 2016

Is Limited Scope Representation For You?

By: John Drapp

Posted in: Litigation, Family & Divorce, Court

Section 3-8(b) of the Connecticut Practice Book now allows attorneys to file a “limited appearance” in civil and family matters, which in turn allows clients to engage an attorney for a limited purpose.  What does this mean for y... Read Article