Apr
02

How Is Our Marital Property Divided In Kentucky?

The laws surrounding the division of marital property are different for each state, but Kentucky is considered an “equal distribution” state.   During a divorce, it’s rare for both parties to settle on an agreement immediately, particularly if there are large amounts of debt in a marriage.  First, the courts will determine which property and debts…
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Mar
23

How Do The Courts Decide Child Custody In Northern Kentucky?

There is nothing more difficult for a family to go through than a divorce. But perhaps even more heartbreaking is the separation and distance placed between parents and children over the issue and decision of child custody arrangements in Northern Kentucky.  During this extremely emotional time in a child’s life, the parents may seek to maintain…
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Mar
09

What Child Visitation Rights Do Grandparents Have In Kentucky?

When parents divorce, it can be very confusing and disheartening to consider the issue over the visitation rights that grandparents have.  Although a divorce leads to disconnection and brokeness for the parents, often the grandparents still wish to maintain their relationship with the grandchild.  In addition, many grandparents are the sole caretaker of the grandchild.…
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Mar
02

What If My Ex Denies My Visitation Rights In Northern Kentucky?

There’s nothing more heartbreaking than not being able to see your children.  Parents typically struggle with separation issues from their children as much as the children do.   It’s common, however, for one spouse to seek revenge by keeping the children from the other parent.     If you were granted visitation by the courts, then…
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Feb
24

How Much Money Can I Get In Child Support?

In Northern Kentucky, child support is determined on a number of factors.  Whether divorced or legally separated, both parents have a responsibility to financially support their child (children).  Just as in deciding custody arrangements, child support is determined by the judge and court.  Laws vary by state, but in Kentucky, how much money you may…
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Feb
17

Can I Deny Visitation To My Ex If They Don’t Pay Child Support?

First, it is important to understand the differences between sole custody and joint custody.  With sole custody, all decisions related to the child (children) are made by the custodial parent.  With joint custody, both parents have a say in their child’s upbringing, education, etc.  If you and your spouse are sharing custody, you must agree…
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Feb
11

Divorce VS. Legal Separation In Northern Kentucky

Many couples struggle with whether or not to divorce and simply need time to consider which option works best for them and their families.  This time can be used to decide whether or not your marriage is repairable, while avoiding living with your spouse. If you’re not entirely sure that you and your spouse want…
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Jan
27

Should I File For Bankruptcy Before I File For Divorce?

The divorce rate in Ketucky was viewed as above average back when it was 0.013%, or roughly 13 out of 1,000 people.   Climbing up to 33% higher than the national average, the Kentucky divorce rate may soon have an effect on a couple’s advantages of filing for bankruptcy. Can couples really save themselves money…
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Jan
19

Three Most Important Things To Do After Your Divorce In Northern Kentucky

After a divorce in Northern Kentucky, many separated spouses are left to pick up the pieces and start their lives all over again.   While you’ve survived one of the most stressful and traumatic events in your life, you’re not alone and you can move on.  We’ve put together a few of the most important…
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Jan
13

No Fault Divorce In Northern Kentucky: It Isn’t My Fault

The term no fault divorce is very confusing for many of us and can lead us to believe that if we follow a certain pattern of steps, we can earn a specific outcome in divorce court.  Not true.  The term no fault in Kentucky refers to a legislative body of rules set forth by the…
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