Litigation

Litigation is the traditional process of a lawyer advocating for a client throughout the divorce process to final resolution, whether by settlement or trial.

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Mediation

Mediation of divorce cases became a major movement in the 1980's. Bruce Louden was a pioneer nationally in the mediation field, mediating cases since 1981 and speaking on such at national lawyer conferences in 1983 and 1989, and a Connecticut seminar in 1992.

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Collaborative Divorce

Although a constructive and collaborative approach to divorce has always been the hallmark of the lawyers in Louden, Katz & McGrath, this process was formalized in the 1990's as "Collaborative Divorce."

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Premarital & Postmarital Agreements

Our lawyers have assisted many clients through the years with premarital (prenuptial) agreements, in which the spouses-to-be agree prior to their marriage on financial and related arrangements upon divorce or the death of a spouse.

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Appeals

The purpose of an appeal is to handle misinterpretation or misapplication of the law by the trial court rather than to introduce new evidence.

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Annulment

A process to annul (cancel) a marriage has been available in Connecticut since 1877. An annulment is the dissolution of a marriage based on facts existing at the time of the marriage which render the marriage void or voidable.

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Expert Witness

Lawyers from other firms periodically retain an experienced lawyer from Louden, Katz & McGrath to serve as an expert witness in cases involving malpractice claims, fee disputes and other disagreements arising from a divorce case.

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