Mediation Helps Reduce Three Primary Factors in Divorce: Time, Emotional Stress and Cost

Mediation helps reduce three primary factors in divorce – time, emotional stress and cost.  You have much more control over your divorce in mediation than you would before a judge so take advantage of the opportunity to manage the process, make some of your own rules and enjoy one of the most beneficial strategies for any divorce: mediation. Why is …

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 …

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). …

Is Spousal Maintenance Temporary or Permanent in Louisville?

Kentucky has very specific statutes which govern divorce and the the question of whether or not the Court will order spousal maintenance, often referred to as alimony.  If it is to be awarded, the next question is often “Is spousal maintenance temporary or permanent in Louisville divorce decrees?” Our family law and divorce courts here in Louisville will ask two …