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Westport Family Law Attorneys Serving Clients Across Connecticut

The outcome of a divorce or other family law matter will have an immeasurable impact on your life. An experienced lawyer can be instrumental in achieving your objectives and helping you move forward on favorable terms. It is critical to enlist the services of legal counsel who is smart, experienced, dynamic and strategic at the earliest opportunity.

At BRODER & ORLAND LLC, our Westport-based law firm concentrates exclusively on family law, including matrimonial law and divorce. Our attorneys deftly grasp the numerous issues at stake in any family law matter and will utilize our extensive experience to help our clients navigate the legal process.

Our Philosophy

Exceptional legal representation and the highest levels of client service form the hallmarks of our practice. As one of the largest family law firms in Connecticut, we have the experience and resources to address the full range of family law matters. Our founding partners, Eric J. Broder and Carole Topol Orland, offer more than a half-century of legal experience. Eric and Carole are joined by a number of excellent associate attorneys and paralegals. Whenever applicable, we work with highly qualified experts to support our clients' cases.

In every family law matter — whether involving a prenuptial agreement, divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, visitation and parenting plans, business valuation, property division or a post-judgment matter — our lawyers are sensitive to each client's emotional and financial needs. We are committed to resolving each case efficiently and effectively. When appropriate, we are strong and assertive advocates, providing vigorous representation to our clients. In cases that require a more conciliatory approach, we often seek a resolution through negotiation or mediation. Our overarching objective in each matter is to meet our client's specific needs.


Call 203-222-4949 or complete our online contact form to schedule a consultation.

55 Greens Farms Road
Westport, CT 06880

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Phone: 203-222-4949
Fax: 203-227-0766
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Noteworthy Events

Noteworthy cases *

  • BRODER & ORLAND LLC prevails in favor of client in Post Judgment hearing, April 2015

    BRODER & ORLAND LLC represented a client in a post-judgment hearing wherein she claimed her ex-Husband was in contempt and owed her $60,804 in past due childcare expenses, child support, and unreimbursed medical expenses. The Court found the ex-Husband to be in willful contempt and ordered him to pay his ex-Wife $60,804 within two weeks and to pay all of her legal fees incurred.

  • Ferri v. Ferri 2014 WL 7638030 (Conn. Super., August 12, 2014)

    BRODER & ORLAND LLC represented Husband in dissolution trial wherein Wife’s potential property distribution, after the expiration of all related appeals, is limited to approximately $12MM over 4 years, despite Husband having been the beneficiary of a trust that the Wife claimed was valued at $200MM - $250MM dollars. Additionally, alimony will end upon the first property distribution payment to the Wife.

  • Wilson v. Wilson 2014 WL 7156650 (Conn. Super., November 10, 2014)

    BRODER & ORLAND LLC represented Father in post-judgment relocation trial wherein Mother was denied her request to move child to California where her new husband is employed in the financial industry.

  • Dan v. Dan 315 Conn. 1 (2014)

    Landmark Supreme Court decision holding that the modification of an alimony award typically is not justified where the only substantial change in circumstances after the divorce is an increase in the alimony payor’s income and where the alimony award continues to meet the original purpose for which it was made. BRODER & ORLAND LLC represented the alimony payor, who was ultimately successful on appeal, in the post-judgment modification trial.

  • * These are brief summaries. You should not rely on these summaries as full statements or analyses of the law that may apply in your case. Past outcomes are not necessarily an indicator of future results.