Child Custody Options

Child Custody Options in a Louisville or Jefferson County Divorce

Jefferson County couples going through a divorce may not know the child custody options available to a judge when deciding issues regarding children during a divorce. When judges make any decision regarding the custody of a child they must give serious consideration to many factors, including but not limited to: the child’s age the child’s health existing patterns regarding education, …

Compel Information from an Uncooperative or Secretive Spouse

Compel Information from an Uncooperative or Secretive Spouse During a Divorce

Is it possible to compel information from an uncooperative or secretive spouse during a divorce?  Do you believe your former spouse isn’t being forthright about assets or liabilities? Do you think they might be trying to hide money or misrepresenting the value of their business or professional practice? What should you do? The information provided in the preliminary financial disclosures …

Parenting Time and Support Survive the Expiration of a Restraining Order

Child Custody Parenting Time and Support Survive the Expiration of a Restraining Order

Why are restraining orders so important in a domestic violence case surrounding a divorce action? Why should you attend the hearing and fight against a temporary restraining order becoming permanent?  Did you know child custody parenting time and support survive the expiration of a restraining order? A few years ago Kentucky’s legislature enacted new laws mandating that any child custody, …

Attempting to Hide Assets during your Divorce

Do You Think Your Spouse may be Attempting to Hide Assets during your Divorce?

Do you think your spouse may be attempting to hide assets during your divorce?  The initial orders and instructions in a Jefferson County or Louisville divorce require former spouses to disclose all assets and liabilities to each other in a complete, transparent and accurate manner. Each spouse has a fiduciary duty to act in the other’s best interests. Violating these …

Well-Being of Your Child Guides Court Decisions About Custody Changes

The Well-Being of Your Child Guides Court Decisions About Custody Changes

Are you seeking changes to existing temporary or permanent child custody orders? The well-being of your child guides Court decisions about custody changes and parenting time modifications in all Kentucky cases. Reasons can arise in the lives of parents in Kentucky which require them to seek court approval of a new child custody agreement. When evaluating modification requests, a judge …

Marital Property or Separate Property

Marital Property or Separate Property in Your Divorce?

What is the difference between marital property or separate property in your divorce? Why is the “date of separation” such an important issue in your Jefferson County or Louisville divorce? When a couple divorces in Louisville, their assets and debts (or liabilities) must be carefully accounted and appropriately divided. The property, assets, retirement accounts and investments which they acquired or …

Insights into a Louisville Divorce Mediation

Insights into a Louisville Divorce Mediation

Are you searching for insights into a Louisville divorce mediation?  How does the process work and why should you consider mediation in your case? Mediation is an excellent tool for reducing the time and cost required to complete your divorce, and to actually make the process a bit easier to endure emotionally. A successful mediation will not only shield your …