Answering an Accusation of Domestic Violence in a Divorce

Answering an Accusation of Domestic Violence in a Divorce

What is the best strategy for answering an accusation of domestic violence in a divorce?  Your former spouse has obtained an emergency restraining order after accusing you of abuse, child abuse or some other form of domestic violence. Many people ignore the issues surrounding a restraining order, but the consequences can have a life-altering and permanent impact on multiple aspects …

Restraining Order in a Louisville Divorce

Restraining Order in a Louisville Divorce

How should you handle a restraining order in a Louisville divorce?  What impact will domestic violence allegations have upon your divorce?  Can restraining orders affect child custody and parenting time? Domestic violence is a serious issue, and Dodd & Dodd is concerned about the protection and safety of all parties and the children in these situations. There are genuine instances …

Prior Record of Domestic Violence May Affect Your Divorce

A Prior Record of Domestic Violence May Affect Your Divorce

A prior record of domestic violence may affect your divorce and crucial aspects such as child custody and maintenance.  Kentucky residents, and those across the country, are all too familiar with stories of relationships gone bad.  Domestic violence cases are constant fodder for the tabloids and news websites. The extreme situation is one where the relationship involves domestic violence perpetrated …