When to Seek a Post Decree Modification of Child Support - Louisville

When is it Appropriate to Seek a Post Decree Modification of Child Support in Louisville?

When is it appropriate for a parent to seek a post decree modification of child support in Louisville?  Our Family Courts are far too busy to hear every potential child support or child custody modification case.  Our Family Courts have established requirements which must be met prior to the filing of a post decree modification of child support.  There is …

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Can You Reduce or Eliminate Maintenance in Jefferson County?

Can you reduce or eliminate maintenance in Jefferson County?  The recent impact of COVID-19 on the local business marital has affected the income of many households here in Louisville and Jefferson County.  How will a layoff, furlough or the loss of a job affect your maintenance obligations? Many people incorrectly believe that once a judge has issued a maintenance order …

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How Long Does Child Support Continue after a Louisville Divorce?

How long does child support continue after a Louisville divorce? How long does a parent carry the responsibility to pay child support in Jefferson County? Child support is designed to cover the normal expenses any parent would bear such as food, clothing, shelter, health insurance/healthcare and other essential needs. There are several factors which go into the calculation of child …

How Long Does Child Support in a Louisville Divorce Last

How Long Does Child Support in a Louisville Divorce Last?

How Long Does Child Support in a Louisville Divorce Last? Child support in Louisville or Jefferson County divorce is intended to cover the principle expenses of the child including housing, food, healthcare, clothing and incidentals such as school supplies. Child custody, parenting time and even maintenance may have an impact upon child support, but these calculations usually are based upon …

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What Constitutes a Change in the Status Quo for a Post Divorce Decree Modification in Jefferson County?

Are you considering a request for a post divorce decree modification to child custody or parenting time, maintenance or child support? What is “Status Quo” and how does it affect the likely success of a post-decree modification after a Jefferson County or Louisville divorce? Kentucky family law courts are quite busy, and most courts including the family law courts in …

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Changing Child Support Orders After a Louisville Divorce Decree

Changing child support orders after a Louisville divorce decree is possible. The experienced post-decree modification attorneys at Dodd & Dodd have decades of experience before Louisville family law courts in these matters. We provide sound advice informed by this experience and our legal skill and expertise. We will first review the orders issued by the judge or magistrate in your …

Change is Required to Modify Maintenance

Change is Required to Modify Maintenance in Louisville

What change is required to modify maintenance in Louisville? Many people seem to believe maintenance orders are somewhat permanent. It may surprise you to learn the modification of maintenance is becoming more common each year in Jefferson County Family Law Courts. Family law Judges and Magistrates often suggest that Maintenance is meant to be temporary, although existing family law provides …