Everyone's divorce is different. Some people will have a fairly difficult divorce while other divorces will be far more amicable. In one particular case, a Connecticut couple still got along 20 years after the divorce to the point where the woman donated her kidney to her ex-husband.
For some couples in Connecticut, the last several weeks of 2018 might look very different than anyone could have ever imagined. Instead of rushing to the mall, enjoying holiday festivities and working to salvage a marriage being primary activities, rushing to get divorced might be the focus. Generally speaking, divorces are not rushed nor are they the primary focus during holiday seasons but an upcoming change to the tax code is making this an unusual year indeed.
One of the main decisions a court makes when it comes to children is child support payments. Child support is a payment from one parent to another to assist with the care of the children. Usually, the parent who the children live with receives the payment and the other parent pays it. The court uses the Connecticut Child Support and Arrearage Guidelines to determine support, according to the Judicial Branch.