Richard D. Dixon
Attorney at Law

15 Holmes Street  Mystic, CT  06355
Phone (860) 536-0066    eFax (888) 213-7527
e-mail: [email protected]
Attorney Richard Dixon has 30 years experience in all aspects of Family Law, including Dissolution of MarriageCustody and Parenting Issues and Juvenile Court Matters.


Please call Attorney Dixon to set up a consultation if you need advice or representation in any of these areas. He can help you decide what issues may be able to be resolved through mediation and which issues may need the aid of the courts to resolve.


The CT Judicial Department has an excellent Do-It-Yourself Divorce program.

  • Forms and manuals are available at: or
from any of the Superior Courts Clerks' offices
  • For simple divorces, the forms are self-explanatory & relatively easy
  • You may need an attorney for more complex situations such as:
complex financial issues
child custody
child support
good parenting plans

Affordable, consulting-only basis.
  • Attorney Richard Dixon and his staff can help you navigate the complexities
of these forms and identify potential problem areas 
  • They can also help you mediate issues or refer you to a competent
marriage counselor or mediator, as your specific case requires. 

Divorce Costs Often Increase the Tension
  • We know that the cost of a divorce can often increase the tension and put unnecessary financial pressures on the family at a time when they most need to conserve their resources.
  • We will work with pro se parties (people who represent themselves in court) to provide them, on a per hour** basis, the necessary guidance to assure that they have achieve a successful outcome.

Why Don't We Offer a Free Consultation?
  • Some attorneys offer free or minimal fees for an initial consultation.
  • At the end of the consultation you may not have received any substantive guidance to help you solve your problems.
  • At every consultation, Attorney Dixon endeavors to provide his clients with useful guidance and analysis of their case.
  • It is his hope and intention that all clients leave the office satisfied that they have received real value in exchange for the consultation fee.

What Should You Bring to the Consultation?
  • If legal action has already begun, it is important that you bring all legal papers regarding the divorce, custody or other family matter to the initial consultation.
  • In addition, when appropriate, please be prepared to provide an overview of your financial situation and bring any relevant financial documents with you.

**Consultation fee: $270 for up to 1 hour with a sliding scale available, depending on financial need and presenting issues.

Please call to discuss your personal circumstances.
Family Law