Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Strife

The Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Strife in Jefferson County

The effects of COVID-19 on domestic strife in Jefferson County and Louisville have resulted in increased new divorce filings.  Many family law advocates have noted an increase in both reported and unreported domestic violence. Common beliefs about domestic violence and resulting child custody and parenting time orders may not reflect the reality of today’s Family Courts.  Domestic violence often results …

Domestic Violence Affect a Louisville Divorce

How Can Domestic Violence Affect a Louisville Divorce?

How does domestic violence affect a Louisville divorce? What impact will a restraining order have upon the cost-effective completion of your divorce? What should I do if my spouse is leveling false allegations of domestic violence to gain an upper hand in the divorce? Domestic violence and resulting restraining orders will not affect the ability to divorce itself. Kentucky is …

Best Protect Yourself from Domestic Violence

7 steps to Best Protect Yourself from Domestic Violence or an Abusive Husband or Wife in Louisville or Jefferson County

What are the 7 steps to best protect yourself from domestic violence or an abusive husband or wife in Louisville or Jefferson County? 1. The first step to best protect yourself from domestic violence is to collect resources such as money, check books, credit cards, cell phone, laptop, and friends willing to help you. 2. If you have children with …

Secretly Record Your Husband or Wife in a Louisville Divorce

Can You Secretly Record Your Husband or Wife in a Louisville Divorce or Domestic Violence case

Can you secretly record your husband or wife in a Louisville divorce or domestic violence case? Will this help you to capture valuable evidence of abusive behavior or does it actually create legal trouble for you? Our experienced Louisville divorce and family law attorneys can tell you from decades of experience when emotions run high people sometimes do or say …

Domestic Violence Defined Under Federal and State Law

How is Domestic Violence Defined Under Federal and State Law

How is domestic violence defined under federal and state law?  Families in Kentucky might benefit from learning more about how domestic violence issues are governed by state and federal entities. The state laws are designed to prevent violence from occurring within the family or in intimate relationships. Domestic violence in Kentucky may be described as a criminal act that happens …

managing domestic violence restraining orders

Managing Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in Louisville

Managing domestic violence restraining orders in Louisville or anywhere in Jefferson County can have a significant affect on child custody and other aspects of your divorce. The experienced domestic violence and divorce attorneys at Dodd & Dodd have each represented clients in restraining order cases before Jefferson County Family Court for decades. How will this impact your life and your …

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 …