Visitation

Can’t agree on custody or visitation or are you worried your child is not safe? You might want to ask for a lawyer for your child. Read this to learn: why your child might need a lawyer, how to ask for one, what the lawyer would do to find a solution, who pays, and more.
As a father, you have the right to see your child—even if you are behind on child support. Read this article to learn your rights about paternity, visitation, custody, child support, if your child is moving, and more.
Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, and more.
Is your custody or visitation order not working or not being followed? You can probably have your order changed if: You can prove your situation has changed a lot AND the judge decides it would be best for your child. Read this to learn: what you can do; the steps to take; the cost; the court...
If you have a court case, but cannot afford to pay the court costs and fees, you may qualify for a “fee waiver.” A fee waiver means you do not have to pay some or all of the court costs and fees.
2-1-1 is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.
A publication by the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch.
Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Department of Children and Families (DCF).
The Judicial Branch has a list of Connecticut State Marshals on their website or at the clerk's office in your local courthouse.
If you are involved in a divorce, dissolution of a civil union, annulment, separation, custody or visitation case then you are required by law to participate in a parenting education program. This link provides a list of programs in the...
This publication, by the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, explains what to expect when you go to Family Support Magistrate Court. It answers common questions such as how to find the courtroom, how to act in court, what to bring with...
The Appearance form tells the court that you plan to participate in the case and that you should get a notice whenever something happens in the case. This form is also used to tell the court when you have changed your address.Help text for...
Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, who to bring with you, what happens when you see the judge, meeting with a mediator, and...
If you have a court case, but cannot afford to pay the court costs and fees, you may qualify for a “fee waiver.” A fee waiver means you do not have to pay some or all of the court costs and fees.This slideshow will walk you through the fee...