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  • LexisNexis Practice Guide: Connecticut Family Law.

    • Chapter 7. Child Support.

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

    • Part 9: Child Support

  • Library of Connecticut Family Law Forms, by Thomas D. Colin, ed.

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

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  Selected Statutes:

Chapter 815e. Marriage (2024 Supplement)

  • Sec. 46b-37. (Formerly Sec. 46-10). Joint duty of spouses to support family. Liability for purchases and certain expenses. Abandonment.

Chapter 815j. Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation and Annulment (2024 Supplement)

  • Sec. 46b-56c. Educational support orders.

  • Sec. 46b-58. (Formerly Sec. 46-58). Custody, maintenance and education of adopted children.

  • Sec. 46b-84. (Formerly Sec. 46-57). Parents' obligation for maintenance of minor child. Order for health insurance coverage. (2024 Supplement)

Chapter 816 - Support (2024 Supplement)

Chapter 817. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

Chapter 818. Connecticut Parentage Act (2024 Supplement)

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