Determining Temporary and Permanent Maintenance - Divorce

Determining Temporary and Permanent Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce

What are some of the factors which must be considered when determining temporary and permanent maintenance in a Louisville divorce case? One of the most common issues we are asked about during consultations with a divorce client is the subject of maintenance. Will maintenance be ordered in your case? What is the difference between temporary and permanent orders of maintenance? …

Determining Permanent Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce

Determining Permanent Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce

What are the factors for determining permanent maintenance in a Louisville divorce? The firs concept to cover here is the difference between “temporary” maintenance orders and “permanent” maintenance orders. Temporary orders are issued by the Court usually at the outset of the case or early in the divorce process. Temporary orders exist until they are replaced by “permanent” orders. Permanent …

The Issue of Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce - Family Law

The Issue of Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce

We are often asked about the issue of maintenance in a Louisville divorce. Will I (receive or have to pay) maintenance? How is the amount and duration of maintenance determined? What is the difference between temporary and permanent orders of maintenance? The central questions of maintenance revolve around the need of the recipient and the ability of the other party …

How Long Does Permanent Maintenance Last - Louisville Divorce

How Long Does Permanent Maintenance Last After a Louisville Divorce?

How long does permanent maintenance last after a Louisville divorce? Kentucky family law generally classifies maintenance as temporary, rehabilitative or permanent. However, it is important to know that “permanent” in the case of maintenance does not mean “forever.” This concept is a bit misleading and it is important to understand the nature of maintenance and how and when it ends. …

Who Pays Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce - Family Law Attorney

Who Pays Maintenance in a Louisville Divorce

Who pays maintenance in a Louisville divorce and when will our Family Court consider an award for maintenance? Generally speaking, Kentucky Family Law begins with an evaluation of the present income capacity as well as the value of marketable skills for each of the former spouses. Does one spouse earn substantially more than the other? The next questions relating to …

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 …