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Category: Divorce Practice Areas

How to File for Divorce (Podcast)

How to File for Divorce (Podcast)

Look at the divorce process including initial filing, counterclaims, motions, discovery, and asset division. Learn how a divorce lawyer can guide you through the process.

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost? (Podcast)

How Much Does a Divorce Cost? (Podcast)

Look at the cost of a divorce in NY and CT. Find out what factors affect the cost of a divorce including attorney fees,third-party experts, court fees, and litigation.

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Contested Vs. Uncontested Divorce (Podcast)

Contested Vs. Uncontested Divorce (Podcast)

In this podcast, Heidi Opinsky talks with John Maher about contested vs. uncontested divorces. She explains the differences and talks about how a lawyer can help you get through arguments and to an uncontested divorce. John Maher: Hi, I’m John Maher. I’m here today with Heidi Opinsky. Heidi is a divorce and child custody lawyer […]

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Spousal Maintenance, Alimony And Support

Spousal Maintenance, Alimony And Support

Spousal Maintenance, Support & Alimony in NY & CT Support for Alimony In NY & CT, Including Stamford, Greenwich, Westport And NYC Maintenance, support and alimony in NY & CT are different terms (used interchangeably herein), yet they all refer to the same thing: the forms of payment made from one party to another after […]

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How to Modify Child Support in NY & CT

How to Modify Child Support in NY & CT

After a court issues a child support order, it is important to remember that this order is not necessarily set in stone — you may be able to modify child support in NY & CT. After all, if there is one thing people can count on in this world, it is that nothing ever stays […]

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Health Care And Insurance Expenses

Health Care And Insurance Expenses

Child Support Health Insurance Expenses CT & NY Divorce Law Health Insurance Expenses For Children  At our divorce firm, we understand that no divorce case is ever straightforward and that CT & NY divorce law health insurance guidelines are complex. In fact, many divorce proceedings, especially those involving children of moderate- to high-means individuals, must […]

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College Expenses

College Expenses

Divorce College Expenses And Post-Majority Support In Connecticut And New York In Connecticut, the child support guidelines provide for a parent to support a child until he or she is 18 years or graduates high school, but not beyond 19 years of age, whichever last occurs. Pursuant to New York law, a noncustodial parent will […]

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Child Support Guidelines & Child Support Calculator In CT

Child Support Guidelines & Child Support Calculator In CT

During divorce, one of the most important things to consider is the well-being of your children ― both emotionally and financially — and a child support calculator in CT can help you do that. If you have questions regarding child support under either New York or Connecticut law, contact attorney Heidi E. Opinsky and her […]

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How Much Is Child Support In New York? Calculating Child Support In NY

How Much Is Child Support In New York? Calculating Child Support In NY

How much is child support in New York? During a moderate or high net worth divorce, many variables must be taken into account when calculating child support, making it an extremely complicated process. With more than 30 years of legal experience, attorney Heidi E. Opinsky understands the nuances and complexities of child support law. Indeed, […]

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Modification of Custody In NY & CT

Modification of Custody In NY & CT

When a marriage ends, you must make several important decisions regarding the well-being and best interests of your children ― including decisions related to child custody. You may need to consider the modification of custody in NY & CT. As time passes, however, circumstances may change in which your child’s best interests are no longer […]

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Child Relocation

Child Relocation

Child Relocation & Child Custody Lawyers in CT & NY Relocation with a Child in Fairfield County, CT or NY  As part of a divorce case, the matter of custody and visitation of any minor children is established at the time of the divorce. The issue of relocation of the custodial parent and the child […]

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Child Visitation

Child Visitation

Child Visitation Lawyer In Fairfield County Child Visitation In Fairfield County When parents of minor children go through a divorce, there must be a determination about who will get physical and legal custody of the children. If the parents are not able to arrive at an agreement, then the court will step in and make […]

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Retirement Division After Divorce

Retirement Division After Divorce

Division Of Retirement Benefits And Plans In Fairfield County When a couple who has been married for many years decides to dissolve the marriage, there are many different decisions that have to be made, whether by agreement or through the court. One of the points of contention for many high net worth earners is their […]

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Tax And Estate Considerations Of Property Division

Tax And Estate Considerations Of Property Division

Tax & Estate Considerations Of Property Division In Connecticut and New York Get Help From a New York Estate Planning Lawyer A couple who obtains a divorce in Connecticut or New York faces many changes in their lives, including the division of their property and assets. A New York estate planning lawyer like Heidi E. […]

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CT & NY High Asset Divorce Attorney

CT & NY High Asset Divorce Attorney

Heidi Opinsky is a High Asset Divorce Attorney Serving High Net Worth Individuals In Greenwich, Stamford, Westport And NYC Couples have spent years gathering assets during the course of a marriage. High-earning and high net worth couples with significant income and revenues may find themselves facing difficult prospects when obtaining a divorce. There are different […]

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Business Valuations And Assets

Business Valuations And Assets

Attorney for Business Valuation in CT & NY Heidi Opinsky Is an Attorney for Business Valuation in CT & NY Evaluating Assets In Greenwich, Stamford, Westport And New York City Business valuation in CT & NY makes a divorce inherently more complex. When a moderate to high net worth couple begins the process of getting […]

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Explaining Connecticut Marital Property Law & Property Division In Connecticut

Explaining Connecticut Marital Property Law & Property Division In Connecticut

Attorney for Marital Property Law & Property Division In Connecticut Going through divorce is certainly never easy, and it only gets more complex when significant assets are involved under Connecticut marital property law. If you are involved in a moderate or high net worth divorce, Heidi E. Opinsky and her colleagues can answer any questions […]

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How Is Property Divided During a Divorce In New York State?

How Is Property Divided During a Divorce In New York State?

Divorce in New York state can be a particularly contentious and complicated process ― especially when substantial assets are involved. The distribution and division of property during moderate and high net worth divorces can be challenging for a variety of reasons, including the fact that they often involve several types of property ― all of […]

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Child Support Lawyers in Fairfield County and Harford, CT

Child Support Lawyers in Fairfield County and Harford, CT

When a couple has made the difficult decision to get a divorce, one of the biggest concerns is maintaining the quality of life their children always have enjoyed after they have terminated their relationship and started two separate households. In order to do this, the courts follow carefully constructed guidelines, discussed in more detail below. […]

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Property Division

Property Division

Property Division Lawyer Heidi Opinsky for Divorce in New York & Connecticut Divorce in New York and Connecticut can be complex. One of the most contentious parts of any divorce is the equitable distribution of property, in which the court strives to divide assets and liabilities fairly and equitably. When the divorce involves a moderate […]

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Spousal Maintenance, Alimony And Support

Spousal Maintenance, Alimony And Support

New York & Connecticut Alimony Lawyer Divorce Alimony Representation In Fairfield County Maintenance, support and alimony are different terms (used interchangeably herein), yet they all refer to the same thing: the forms of payment made from one party to another after separation, during the divorce process, and after the divorce proceeding has been finalized. New […]

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Child Custody Lawyers in CT Serving Fairfield County

Child Custody Lawyers in CT Serving Fairfield County

A child custody lawyer in CT can be a valuable asset to you during your divorce or separation. One of the most difficult parts of ending a marriage is deciding what is in the best interests of the children. This includes making determinations about legal and physical custody, as well as visitation schedules/parenting plans and […]

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Same-Sex Divorce

Same-Sex Divorce

NY & CT Attorney for Same-Sex Divorce While same-sex couples continue to fight for the right to get married in many states, same-sex marriage has been recognized in both Connecticut and New York for several years. However, as with heterosexual marriages, not all same-sex marriages will last ― some will inevitably end in divorce. When […]

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Enforcement Actions

Enforcement Actions

Enforcement Actions In Fairfield County Enforcing Divorce-Related Court Orders In Fairfield County And New York After a lengthy and often contentious divorce process, or during the midst of it, most people want to walk away and avoid any further conflict. However, there are individuals who refuse to comply with court orders and the final divorce […]

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Paternity

Paternity

Acknowledgement of Paternity in CT & NY Acknowledgment of paternity in CT or NY may be necessary if a child is born out of wedlock or as the result of marital indiscretions. In either case, the paternity of such a child may be called into question and formal acknowledgment of paternity needs to take place. […]

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Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements In NY and Fairfield County Recognize the inherent value of protecting your property and estate with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements in NY and CT. Whether through careful estate planning, protective insurance policies or other methods, safeguarding the income and property you have spent a lifetime obtaining is highly important. As such, […]

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Connecticut Divorce Settlement Agreements in Fairfield County CT

Connecticut Divorce Settlement Agreements in Fairfield County CT

When circumstances have brought parties to the cusp of divorce, it often is difficult to imagine an amicably negotiated Connecticut divorce settlement agreement. However, this is exactly what might produce the best results, with the parties getting to determine what their goals and priorities are rather than leaving it to the judge to make arbitrary […]

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Litigation & Divorce Lawyer Alternatives

Litigation & Divorce Lawyer Alternatives

Divorce Lawyer Alternatives In Fairfield County Understanding Divorce Litigation And Divorce Lawyer Alternatives In Connecticut And New York When a couple is going through a divorce, an amicable resolution to all of the issues would be the most favorable outcome. However, there often are conflicts surrounding one or more of the issues that must be […]

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