Does Bankruptcy Discharge Child Support or Maintenance?

Does bankruptcy discharge child support or maintenance? If one of the co-parents after a divorce falls into a serious financial challenge will a bankruptcy affect existing child support or maintenance orders? Orders issued by the Family Court in a divorce case relating to child and maintenance are known collectively as a domestic support obligation. Child support and maintenance are generally …

When Seniors Get a Divorce in Louisville - Gray Divorce - Family Law

When Seniors Get a Divorce in Louisville

Are you approaching or entering retirement and considering the end of your marriage? You’re not alone. Gray divorce rates (when the parties are above the age of 50) have substantially increased over the past decade. What are some of the most important issues when seniors get a divorce in Louisville? Divorce has nearly doubled for those over the age of …

How is Maintenance Determined in a Louisville Divorce - Family Law

How is Maintenance Determined in a Louisville Divorce

How is Maintenance determined in a Louisville divorce case? The determination of Maintenance (sometimes referred to as “alimony”) in divorce cases throughout the Louisville area is quite complex. There are several factors which determine if and when Maintenance is to be awarded, and the amount of support itself. These include but are not limited to: The length of the marriage …

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 …

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 …

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 …

How Permanent Maintenance is Determined in a Louisville Divorce

How Permanent Maintenance is Determined in a Louisville Divorce?

Are you wondering how permanent maintenance is determined in a Louisville divorce? Temporary maintenance (if it has been ordered) was established to get the parties through the divorce process. The existence of temporary maintenance and/or the amount ordered by the Court is often quite different from the amount and terms of a permanent maintenance order. There is no specific formula …