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March 2017 Archives

Lump sum alimony may be a solution in your Kentucky divorce

What does the word alimony make you think of? If you are like most people, you probably think about one spouse making regular monthly payments to his or her ex. What many people fail to understand is that alimony, or spousal support, is much more flexible than it was in bygone days.

Your teenager got an MIP - now what?

Part of being a teenager means attending the occasional high school party. You hope that your son will make good decisions when he attends these parties, but you know that peer pressure is always a risk. You expected a slip-up here and there, but you were not ready for him to come with a minor in possession (MIP) charge.

Is there any way a couple can divorce in peace?

The answer to your question is yes, with a disclaimer. You must understand that every divorce is unique, involving two individuals with distinct personalities. Sometimes, these two personalities can cooperate with one another in the face of adversity and sometimes they simply cannot. After all, divorce happens for a reason, meaning that many couples that could not "come together" to save a relationship may not be able to work together to end it peacefully.

Now is the time to think about summer break and child custody

When it comes to divorce, we have learned that it is impossible to plan for every little issue that may arise. Accordingly, we typically advise our clients not to even try this impossible task. It makes much better sense to think clearly about the bigger issues that accompany divorce. Child custody is one of the biggest issues as it has a powerful impact on vulnerable children.

Is a collaborative law divorce right for you? Points to consider

If you are thinking about getting a divorce, you have probably already heard about how difficult the process can be on an emotional level. We do not want to rehash all of those things that you have already considered. Instead, we like to focus on providing our Kentucky readers and clients with solutions. With that goal in mind, we want to take this opportunity to introduce you to the collaborative law approach to divorce.

Sometimes modifying your child support order is the best solution

Most divorced parents assume that once the court sets forth a child support order it will stay that way until the need for support has ended. Sometimes, this is the case, but other times the original order may require modifications at some point. We will start this blog post by putting forth a couple of examples in which child support modification might be necessary.