Category: Child Support

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

Will Child Support Enforcement Take My Tax Refund or Third Stimulus Check?

What is the Treasury Offset Program “TOP”?  The TOP collects delinquent debts such as child support arrears from tax refunds, certain economic stimulus payments and social security payments.  When you have a child support arrearage, the TOP helps Child Support Enforcement collect the debt by holding money back from a Federal payment to the debtor.  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

Update on the Connecticut Family Courts

Are the Connecticut Family Courts Open for In-Person Business? The Connecticut Family Courts remain closed for in-person hearings except for Priority 1 matters which include domestic violence and emergency custody cases. Are the Connecticut Family Courts Open for Virtual Hearings?      The Connecticut Family Courts are beginning to schedule short hearings using the virtual platform Microsoft Read More

How Does Coronavirus Impact Your Alimony and Child Support Orders?

How Do I Pay My Alimony and Child Support Obligations if My Income is Significantly Reduced as a Result of the Coronavirus Pandemic? The nationwide economic upheaval caused by the COVID-19 epidemic is significantly impacting families. Moms and dads have lost their jobs, their work hours have been significantly cut, they have not received expected Read More