High Asset Divorces in Louisville Require Strategic Planning and Tax Expertise

High asset divorces in Louisville require strategic planning and tax expertise to ensure the best possible outcome.  Financially substantive individuals who are considering a divorce in Louisville or Central Kentucky should work with well established, experienced and proven family law attorneys who can provide sound counsel and guidance.  The experienced divorce attorneys at Dodd & Dodd help to protect our client’s interests and guide them through the complex process of asset division, spousal maintenance, child custody and parenting time, the valuation and division of a business or professional practice other complex …

Creating a Child Custody and Parenting Plan in Louisville

Are you concerned about creating a child custody and parenting plan in Louisville which the court will approve?  Are you struggling to resolve issues contained within aspects of child custody or parenting time because of a difficult former spouse? The partners at Dodd & Dodd each have decades of experience representing clients before Louisville and Central Kentucky family law courts.  We help negotiate sound parenting plans which work well for your family while ensuring the best opportunity for approval by the court. Parents who work cooperatively and constructively to develop child custody …

What is the Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA) and how does it affect Military Divorce?

What is the Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA) and how does it affect military divorce cases in Louisville?  Military divorce cases in Louisville and throughout Kentucky usually involve many complex legal issues, guided by several codes within the law including the “Uniform Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act” (USFSPA), as well as the Service members Civil Relief Act (SCRA). How is a military divorce different from a civilian divorce?  How is property divided, and what happens to retirement and other benefits?  What is the 20/20 rule or the 10/10 …

How are Retirement Assets Usually Divided in a Louisville Divorce

How are retirement assets usually divided in a Louisville divorce case?  Here in Louisville and across the State of Kentucky retirement assets in a divorce are often characterized as “marital property” and therefore must be divided equally as part of the property division process.  If the parties retirement assets are 401(k)s the plan administrator has a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) which it prefers to use.  Our attorneys work with the plan to properly structure enforceable orders and complete the QDRO so that it may be accepted by the court …

Experienced Divorce Attorney in Louisville Kentucky

Why is it important to work with an experienced divorce attorney in Louisville Kentucky and how can this actually save you money?  No one enters into marriage expecting to ultimately seek a divorce but there does come a point in time when a marriage may no longer be sustainable.  What does it take to complete a successful divorce in Louisville?  Why will your attorney make a substantial impact on the outcome of your case? The hidden cost in any divorce lies in unresolved conflict between the parties.  The fastest and …