Family Law

Family Lawyer Serving Milford & Bridgeport, CT

With over 25 years of experience, the attorneys at Gans & Gans have the experience, understanding, and compassion to help families and individuals through the challenges and transitions that life brings. 

Child Custody and Parenting Matters

Our child custody lawyers offer caring, client-oriented guidance to help parents resolve legal issues involving their children, such as:
  • Child Custody 
  • Child Support 
  • Parenting Plans/Visitation 
  • Advice for Unmarried Parents
  • Attorney or Guardian for Minor Children 
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Divorce and Property Matters

Our divorce lawyers focus on resolving disputes with minimal turmoil, considering the entire family. Our attorneys assist clients with:
  • Divorce 
  • Civil Unions 
  • Alimony/Spousal Support 
  • Property Division
  • Property Division & Retirement Funds 

Post-Decree Modifications:

During life's transitions, changes may be necessary to current agreements or court orders. We assist with the following:
  • Modification of Child Custody 
  • Modification of Visitation
  • Modifications of Alimony & Child Support
  • Contempt & Enforcement  
Probate Court:

As many family law issues are overseen by the probate court, our probate lawyers, are skilled at handling the following issues in Connecticut probate courts:
  • Paternity 
  • Adoption 
  • Guardianships
  • Grandparents' Rights 

Civil Unions

Gay and lesbian couples should receive the same rights and protections that heterosexual couples have, including the rights afforded through marriage.

Civil union laws enable same sex couples to establish specific rights and obligations to parties in the event of incapacitation, death, or separation. The attorneys at Gans & Gans are skilled at helping gay and lesbian couples with civil union legal agreements and the dissolution of civil unions.
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Civil Union Agreements: Our lawyers are experienced in helping gay and lesbian couples negotiate, prepare, and draft a civil union agreement. We work with the couple to ensure all elements are addressed. This civil union agreement will then give civil partners many rights, such as:
  • Authority over healthcare decisions when the civil partner has become incapacitated 
  • Ability to provide or utilize family health insurance
  • Ability to file state tax returns jointly  
  • Civil partner rights in estate administration 
Dissolution of Civil Unions: Couples who enter domestic partnership or civil union agreements encounter the same legal concerns if the relationship terminates. We provide strong representation to help clients with concerns that arise if the couple separates, including child custody, property division, and alimony.

Alimony/Spousal Support

Alimony (also called spousal support) is the legal obligation of a person to provide financial support to their spouse after a divorce. If you are going through a divorce, it is important to have a professional in your corner who understands family law, and has your best interests in mind. Oftentimes, emotions can run high during the whole divorce process, especially during alimony negotiations. Having an alimony lawyer with you who is impartial to the situation will help you get the outcome that is most beneficial to you, and make the entire process easier. Read more about our alimony services here.
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We have the experience and skill to handle other areas of family law as well, such as:
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Restraining Order/Domestic Violence

Contact Our Bridgeport, CT Law Firm

We offer the personal attention and support that you need and deserve during this difficult time. To schedule a free family law consultation with our lawyers, contact us today.
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