In Connecticut, divorce petitioners evaluate their options when starting a petition. The procedures require petitioners to follow all laws and avoid common mistakes. The laws define the proper division of assets and protection against unethical actions. A local attorney explains divorce laws to petitioners who want to start a case now.
What Does No-Fault Divorce State Mean?
No-fault state means that petitioners aren’t allowed to use any fault-based divorce grounds. The only divorce grounds available are an irretrievable breakdown or irreconcilable differences. Each party must sign the divorce documents and affidavits based on no-fault proceedings.
Can Petitioners Stop Their Spouse from Selling Assets?
Yes, after the defendant is served, an automatic order prevents the liquidation of the assets. The defendant needs the petitioner’s permission to sell any assets. Transfers or reassignment of ownership isn’t possible without mutual consent. The defendant isn’t allowed to conceal any assets.
What is Discovery?