Dividing Retirement in a Louisville Divorce - Kentucky Family Law

Dividing Retirement in a Louisville Divorce

How are retirement accounts, pension and social security handled in a Louisville Divorce? Dividing retirement in a Louisville divorce begins with the requirement for all retirement accounts such as 401k or pension plans to be divided based upon marital property laws. However, social security is considered “separate” property in a Louisville or Jefferson County divorce and cannot be divided in …

Ex Spouse Starts Living With Another Can You Terminate Maintenance

If an Ex Spouse Starts Living With Another Can You Terminate Maintenance

If an ex spouse starts living with another can you terminate maintenance payments? Permanent maintenance is frequently ordered for a specified time or until a specified event, e.g. death or remarriage. If the recipient of maintenance after a Louisville divorce cohabits with a member of the opposite sex then the legislature has indicated that support may be adjustable or terminated. There …

Recent Case Highlights Relocation or Move Away Child Custody Issues

Recent Court Case Highlights Relocation or Move Away Child Custody Issues

A recent child custody case here in Kentucky highlights relocation or move away child custody issues and the best interests of a child. Divorced parents in this case shared custody of two children. 3 Years after the divorce the father approached the Court saying the mother was prohibiting the children from participating in little league baseball and other after-school activities. …