Maintenance Orders in Louisville - Louisville Family Law Attorneys

Maintenance Orders in Louisville

Maintenance orders in Louisville divorce cases are much less of a formula-driven process than child support. Judges have a much broader discretion as to when or if maintenance is to be awarded. The experience and legal skill of the lawyer you select to represent you in your divorce case will have a substantial impact on this issue. Whether you wish …

Valuation of Business Ownership or a Professional Practice - Divorce

The Valuation of Business Ownership or a Professional Practice in a Louisville Divorce

The valuation of business ownership or a professional practice in a Louisville divorce is a critical process requiring extensive legal skill and experience. After decades of practice in litigation and Kentucky family law, and involvement in divorces with issues of business ownership, physician practices, attorney practices, and substantial assets we can tell you that accurate valuation is the key to …

Likelihood of Maintenance After 10 Years of Marriage in a Divorce

What is the likelihood of Maintenance After 10 Years of Marriage in a Louisville Divorce?

What is the likelihood of maintenance after 10 Years of marriage in a Louisville divorce? A few decades ago in Kentucky, if the underlying marriage lasted longer than 10 years, maintenance could almost be viewed as a permanent contract of support. Many subsequent Court Cases, Appellate and Supreme Court decisions have had an impact on the nature and duration of …

High Asset Divorces in Louisville Require Strategic Planning - Valuation

High Asset Divorces in Louisville Require Strategic Planning

High asset divorces in Louisville require strategic planning to ensure a fair result. Financially substantive individuals who are considering a divorce should seek the advice of our well established, experienced and proven divorce and family law attorneys who can provide sound counsel and guidance. The experienced divorce attorneys at Dodd & Dodd help to protect our client’s interests in high asset …

Difference Between a Temporary or Permanent Maintenance Order

Temporary or Permanent Maintenance Order

How does maintenance work in Kentucky, and how long will it take until you start to receive maintenance? What is the difference between a temporary or permanent maintenance order and can they be changed? Generally speaking, maintenance is sometimes established with a temporary maintenance order, and ultimately replaced by permanent maintenance orders. When will the Court issue a temporary or permanent maintenance …

You Must Fully Disclose Every Asset and Debt in a Louisville Divorce

You Are Legally Required to Fully Disclose Every Asset and Debt in a Louisville Divorce

Kentucky law clearly requires every individual to fully disclose every asset and debt in a Louisville divorce. This applies to many things often missed such as retirement accounts, personal injury settlements as well as separate and pre-marital or gifted assets! We are often asked “what information must be disclosed?” The short answer is simply any and all information you possess …