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Divorce Action by Conservator Permissible Under Fiduciary Duty

Blog post about how a divorce action by a conservator is allowable in Connecticut.

Husband's Plan Fails to Establish Domicile for Foreign Divorce

Blog post about a man who failed to establish domicile to satisfy subject matter jurisdiction for a US court to hear his claim for divorce when one had already been adjudicated in Kenya.

Chronic Health Conditions Found Sufficient for Alimony Modification

Blog post about a case where a woman's chronic health issues that arose after her initial award of alimony were considered a substantial change in circumstances which was sufficient to increase the amount of her award.

Prior Separation Agreement Subject to Court Review

Blog post about how a separation agreement is subject to court review before a binding judgement for legal separation will be granted.

Notice by Publication Adequate for NY Divorce Judgment

Blog post about what constitutes reasonable "notice" in serving divorce papers to a spouse.

Court Overlooks Fault; Returns Engagement Ring to Owner

Blog post about a man who was able to recover the engagement ring he gave to his fiancee after he broke off the engagement.

Court Denies Husband's Claim to Conveyed Property

Blog post about a conveyance of real estate that was contested due to a divorce.

Court Upholds $159,116.10 Verdict for Back Injuries

Blog about a court that upheld a large award of damages given because of severe back injuries.

Patient's Injury Claim Preempted by "Good Samaritan" Law and Policy

Blog post about a plaintiff who tried to bring suit against the first responders that attempted to provide support but was prevented from doing so by a "good samaritan" law.

Husband's Claim for Emotional Distress Dismissed by Statute

Blog post about about a claim for emotional distress that was barred by the statute protecting "good samaritans" such as first responders.

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