Family court

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One legislator’s solitary campaign against family court judges

Toxic marriages, epic custody fights and an inner-city lawmaker’s willingness to antagonize colleagues and dress down family court judges seeking reappointment came together this week in an extraordinarily raw day of judicial confirmation hearings at the General Assembly. Continue Reading →

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CT’s contentious custody cases: Symptoms of flawed family courts, or outliers?

This is a photo of Mark Sargent of Westport, one of the parents pushing to change the family court system.

Some parents say the striking stories of custody cases gone bad are symptoms of a family court system in need of reform. But others involved in the system say wholesale change could undermine the system’s ability to protect the children caught in the middle. Continue Reading →

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