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  • Connecticut Family Law Citations: A Reference Guide to Connecticut Family Law Decisions, by Cynthia C. George

  • Connecticut Practice, Family Law and Practice with Forms, by Arnold H. Rutkin

    • Chapter 10: Legal Separation

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  Selected Statutes:

Chapter 815j. Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation and Annulment
  • Sec. 46b-40. Grounds for dissolution of marriage; legal separation; annulment.
  • Sec. 46b-44. Residency requirement.

  • Sec. 46b-65. Filing of declaration to no longer be legally separated. Dissolution of marriage after entry of decree of legal separation.

Connecticut Practice Book

Chapter 25 - Procedure in Family Matters
  • Sec. 25-1. Definitions Applicable to Proceeding in Family Matters
  • Sec. 25-2. Complaints for Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation, or Annulment

  • Sec. 25-5. Automatic Orders upon Service of Complaint or Application

  • Sec. 25-7. Pleadings in general; Amendments to Complaint or Application

  • Sec. 25-9. Answer, cross complaint, claims for relief by defendant

  • Sec. 25-10. Answer to cross complaint

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