Category: Child Custody

Divorce & Family Law Connecticut - Dori Ellen Feltman Attorney at Law

Gardening With Kids

GARDENING WITH KIDS: As many of you know, when I get home after work my favorite thing to do in the Spring and Summer is to change into some old clothes, throw on a pair of gloves, grab a shovel and start working the dirt in my vegetable and flower gardens.  I thought I would Read More

Connecticut Has Changed Its Travel Restrictions For Minors Travelling Pursuant to a Custody Order!

Just recently, Connecticut modified its travel restrictions for children travelling between households from an “affected state” such as Massachusetts to Connecticut pursuant to a custody order.   Previously, Connecticut did not exempt minors travelling to Connecticut from having to quarantine in Connecticut for 10 days or test negative for Covid within 72 hours of entering Connecticut.  Read More

Will Divorce Mediation Work for Me?

With the Courts being closed for in-person business, and with virtual hearing dates delayed because of the backlog in cases needing attention, some families are turning to mediation to resolve their divorce.  As a family law practitioner, I will share some of my thoughts on the mediation process and whether mediation will work for you. Read More

Parental Conflict and the Start of School During COVID-19.

Please click on the hyperlink to the Connecticut Post article in which I was quoted as a legal expert discussing school-related parental conflict and other parental issues during COVID-19.  Many parents are feuding over back to school plans.  In some cases school districts are requiring court orders where parents disagree on whether the children should Read More

How Does the Coronavirus Impact Your Custody Orders?

During Hurricane Sandy, many of us lost our electricity and running water for more than two weeks.  I had a client who unfortunately was in that situation.  She was the custodial parent of a 10-year-old girl.  Her ex-husband had since remarried, and he and his wife had a home in the Cape which had not Read More

Communicating With Your Ex In The Time of Coronavirus

Communicating with your ex during these extra-ordinary times when children are not in school, parents are not at work, extra-curricular activities are cancelled and parents may have diminished or lost incomes, effective communication between parents is essential.  How do you resolve conflict when divorcing or ex-spouses don’t get along, don’t trust each other, there is Read More