State of Connecticut Judicial Branch Information:
Family Matters Frequently Asked Questions
Putting Children First: Minimizing Conflict in Custody Disputes (video)
los hijos primero - para ayudar a las familias envueltas en disputas por la
tenencia de los hijos.
Pathfinders prepared by the Connecticut Judicial Branch law librarians:
Child Custody Actions in Connecticut
Child Visitation Actions in Connecticut
Parental Kidnapping in
Parental Relocation (Postjudgment)
Representing Minors in Connecticut
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts:
CT Dept. of Social
Connecticut Network for Legal Aid:
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How to Modify Child Custody Orders
How to Modify and Enforce Child Visitation Orders
How to Get a Contempt Order: When Court Orders Are Not Being Obeyed
Reports - Office of Legislative Research:
Child Custody -
2011-R-0212 - You asked whether there is an age at which
a child who is the subject of a dispute can chose the parent or other
party he or she prefers to have custody.
Child Custody and
Support - 2011-R-0377
Acts Affecting Family Law 2005-R-0656
Orders after Divorce 2001-R-0250
The above treatises are
available at each of your
local law libraries.
Net - Family Law Information
FindLaw - Divorce
FindLaw - Child Custody
Custody, Child Support & Visitation
Voluntary acknowledgment of paternity program.
(Formerly Sec. 45-43). Father and mother joint guardians.
Sec. 45a-607. (Formerly Sec. 45-44). Temporary custody of minor
pending application to probate court for removal of guardian or
termination of parental rights.
Sec. 46b-56. Superior Court orders re custody, care of minor
children or parents in actions for dissolution of marriage, legal
separation and annulment
Sec. 46b-56a. Joint custody. Definition. Presumption. Conciliation.
Sec. 46b-56b. Presumption re best interest of child to be in custody
Sec. 46b-57. Third party intervention re custody of minor children.
Preference of child.
Sec. 46b-59. Court may grant right of visitation to any person.
Sec. 46b-59a. Mediation of disputes re enforcement of visitation
Sec. 46b-61. Orders re children where parents live separately.
Sec. 46b-64. Orders of court prior to return day of complaint.
Sec. 46b-69b. Parenting education program.
Sec. 46b-87. Contempt of orders.
Sec. 46b-87a. Forms and
instructions for application for contempt order based on violation of
Chapter 815p. Uniform Child
Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act
Chapter 815y. Paternity Matters
Connecticut Practice Book
Recent Family Law