Attorney Freda K. Roberts Joins Siegel, Colin & Kaufman

STAMFORD, CT, Feb. 6, 2024 – Freda K. Roberts has joined the law firm of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman, PC.   Atty. Roberts's practice encompasses issues surrounding divorce and family law, including such areas as dissolution of...

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HOW ARE TRUSTS HANDLED IN CONNECTICUT DIVORCE CASES?

By Thomas D. Colin, SCK partner and Former Family Court Judge   A divorcing spouse’s interest in a trust can impact the outcome of some Connecticut divorce cases. As a divorce attorney who handles many high net-worth clients and a...

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Will My Business Survive My Divorce?

    By Thomas D. Colin,  SCK partner and Former Family Court Judge  What happens to a spouse’s business in a divorce?  Does the spouse of the business owner get a piece of it?  Will the court force...

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Siegel, Colin & Kaufman Recognized as Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers

Stamford, CT, Nov. 13, 2023 -- Siegel, Colin & Kaufman, P.C. was recently recognized as a Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers® in family law in the Stamford area. Recognition of the firm is based entirely on peer review. The process is designed to...

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Siegel, Colin & Kaufman, P.C. Adds Two New Associates

STAMFORD, CT, Oct. 23, 2023 - Siegel, Colin & Kaufman, P.C. recently added two new associates, Raphaella Jennifer Cipollina and Cassandra E. Pomarico.  Both will be involved in all aspects of family law. Cipollina earned her L.LM and J.D....

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Local Attorney Elected to Leadership Position in Worldwide Association

Local Attorney Elected to Leadership Position in Worldwide Association STAMFORD, CT, Oct. 18, 2023 – Stamford attorney Frederic J. Siegel, Esq. was recently elected Vice President of the USA Chapter of the International Academy of Family...

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Divorce Rates are Soaring Among Baby Boomers Baby Boomers Top the Charts in Divorce—Possible Reasons Why

Divorce Rates are Soaring Among Baby Boomers     Baby Boomers Top the Charts in Divorce—Possible Reasons Why  By Jaime S. Dursht, Partner Baby Boomers are the fastest-growing group of those getting divorced.  The rate...

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Lessons for All From Celebrity Divorces

By Frederick J. Siegel, Esq., Managing Partner Bill and Melinda Gates, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello, and Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos all have something in common:  they have had mostly quiet, amicable and reasonable divorce resolutions. ...

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Siegel, Colin & Kaufman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Stamford, CT, Sept. 14, 2023 -- Thomas D. Colin was recently named 2024 "Lawyer of the Year" in Family Law in Stamford by Best Lawyers®.  The organization also recognized Colin and four other members of the law firm of Siegel, Colin...

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Getting Organized for a Divorce – What to Do Before You File

By Attorney Karissa Parker-Geisler, Associate   The process of divorce can seem overwhelming, especially in the early stages.  People often wonder: What should I do now that I have decided to get divorced? Selecting a supportive...

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Demystifying Alimony

By Thomas D. Colin, partner and former Connecticut Superior Family Court Judge One of the most frequently asked questions any divorce lawyer gets involves alimony.  What is it?  When is it ordered?  How much?  How long will it...

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WHAT MAKES PRIVATE BUSINESS VALUATION A COMPLEX MATTER?

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Jan 6, 2021 | Divorce Now that you face divorce as the owner of a profitable business, one of your first steps is to assess the fair market value of your company. If your spouse has an...

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COLLABORATION ALLOWS YOU TO CONTROL YOUR HIGH-ASSET DIVORCE

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Dec 29, 2020 | Divorce When there are significant assets involved in a divorce, the traditional courtroom process will likely become lengthy, expensive and contentious. Collaborative...

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DIVORCE

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Dec 11, 2020 | Firm News Ideas can be worth millions and that makes them high-value assets in a divorce. Since Connecticut is an equitable distribution state, a divorce court divides...

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WHAT CAN NULLIFY A PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT?

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Nov 30, 2020 | Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements Prenuptial agreements can protect both parties when you do them correctly. However, mistakes in the document or the circumstances...

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WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSIDER AVOIDING MEDIATION?

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Nov 10, 2020 | Divorce Mediation could help protect your finances and future, but not every divorce qualifies for mediation. How do you know when traditional high-asset divorce makes for...

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UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR VALUATION DATE

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Nov 3, 2020 | Divorce As you prepare for your divorce proceedings in Connecticut, you will likely view the valuation of your marital assets with a great deal of interest. Yet as many of...

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WHAT IS PARENTAL ALIENATION?

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Oct 19, 2020 | Divorce After a divorce, both parents are encouraged to maintain a strong, loving relationship with their children. This is why most courts prefer to award joint custody,...

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IS MEDIATION A GOOD OPTION FOR YOUR HIGH-ASSET DIVORCE?

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Oct 13, 2020 | Divorce Divorcing couples with a high net worth often dread litigation for several reasons including the public scrutiny that accompanies court proceedings. If you and...

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HOW CAN I DISCUSS A PRENUPTIAL WITH MY PARTNER?

On behalf of Siegel, Colin & Kaufman | Oct 4, 2020 | Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements According to the U.S. Census Bureau, divorce rates have been on the decline over the last ten years. However, marriage rates have...

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