Streamlined procedures for couples with "Simple Divorces" have been
enacted and will be effective October 1, 2015. Visit the Divorce
Primer for an explanation.
Smith has been mediating divorce and family cases
for 20 years. Her goal in all cases is to help couples come to acceptable
agreements in an atmosphere of understanding and support.
online publication, a "Connecticut Divorce Primer,"
provides Connecticut family law basics in an easy to read topical
Together Agreements: Sue works with couples that live
together, providing them with information to help
avoiding troublesome areas. She
can help the couple create a legally enforceable Living Together
Sue is a co-founder of the
Collaborative Divorce Lawyers
Association, a group of specially trained
collaborative practitioners in the northern Connecticut region. See article
Mediation and Collaboration in Connecticut.
Sexual Abuse Litigation: Sue has represented victims of sexual abuse for more than 25 years.
article Civil Litigation for Sexual Abuse:
First Steps. She has represented victims in cases against medical
professionals, teachers, coaches, professionals, and private
Sue has been included in the
Martindale-Hubbell (Peer Review Ratings) for more than 15 years. She has been
rated as Distinguished for Very High Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. She
has had a distinguished academic career, including the distinction of graduating
first in her law school class, serving as Executive Editor on the Connecticut
Law Review and earning numerous