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July 10, 2021
Changes in Child Support Law in Kentucky

Changes To Child Support Law – 2021

Recent changes to child support obligation statues begin taking effect this month. Some of the most recent changes will not go into effect until March of […]
April 10, 2021
Family Law Statutes in Kentucky

Family Law Statute Changes Upcoming in 2021

The 2021 Kentucky Legislative Session resulted in several changes to family law statutes, and heavily addresses child support. The main acts passed were House Bill (HB) […]
January 10, 2021
What is a defacto custodian

What Is a Defacto Custodian?

A defacto custodian is a person who shows by clear and convincing evidence they have been the primary caregiver and financial support for a child for […]
September 10, 2020

Social Media and Your Divorce

March 30, 2020
Parenting Time & COVID-19

Timesharing During COVID-19

It is currently recommended that people self-quarantine, this creates an issue for families with shared parenting time. The Supreme Court of Kentucky has issues an advisory order regarding visitation or shared parenting time in Kentucky during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The current order is in effect until April 24th or until modified by further orders.
March 10, 2020
Shared Parenting Law in Kentucky

Kentucky Shared Parenting Law

October 5, 2017
Divorce Attorney

Child Tax Exemptions In KY

In Kentucky, once a couple has divorced, who can claim the child for tax purposes is determined by IRS standards. However, if a parent can prove that awarding them the exemption contrary to IRS standards will actually benefit the child, the trial court can award it to the non-eligible parent.
May 26, 2015
Legal represenation in KY

What To Do With Social Media If Involved In A Case

It is difficult to know all the ways that social media can negatively affect your case, whether it is for an injury you suffered or to determine custody and visitation of your child. With that in mind it is best to always use judgment on what you post online and stop using social media until your lawsuit has concluded in KY.
May 5, 2015
Non-parent custody lawyer

Non-Parent Custody In KY

To gain legal custody rights, a non-parent must show that the parent is unfit, which is often difficult to do. The non-parent must prove one of the following: that the parent is unsuitable and harmful to the child; has signed an agreement to surrender custody; OR that the parent is otherwise unqualified to claim custody.