Request Modification of Child Support After a Louisville Divorce

Do You Need to Request Modification of Child Support After a Louisville Divorce

Do you need to request modification of child support after a Louisville divorce? How are existing child support orders modified and what is required for a change to occur? Child support is usually based upon specific guidelines established by the State’s formula and/or an agreement between the parties. Once an order for child support has been issued by the Court …

Issues a Louisville Family Court Consider When Deciding Child Custody

What Issues Will a Louisville Family Court Consider When Deciding Child Custody?

What issues will a Louisville Family Court consider when deciding child custody matters during or after a divorce or between parents who are unmarried? Does the Court consider the wishes of the child? The primary legal “guiding star” for Kentucky Family Law is “the best interests of the child.” The primary question in any child custody related matter or issue …

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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 …