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Spousal Maintenance Factors in a Louisville Divorce

What are the spousal maintenance factors in a Louisville divorce case? How and when will maintenance be ordered? What is the difference between a “temporary” order and a “post divorce” or “permanent” order? There are far too many spousal maintenance factors in a Louisville divorce to list here, and there is no specific calculation or formula for the Judge in …

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 …

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 …

If Temporary Maintenance is Likely in Your Louisville Divorce Case

Wondering If Temporary Maintenance is Likely in Your Louisville Divorce?

You may be wondering if temporary maintenance is likely in your Louisville divorce. What determines the need for temporary maintenance? Here in Kentucky, child support follows specific calculations. Maintenance is not based upon a specific calculator per se. Kentucky Family Law provides the Judge in your case with comprehensive discretion as to the need for maintenance as well as the …