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What is the safest way to escape domestic violence?

For victims of spousal abuse, their relationships can seem like impenetrable spiderwebs from which they are unable to escape. With every step they take toward freedom, their abusers find another way to keep them dependent or make them afraid to leave. You and other Kentucky residents who are being abused are not in a hopeless situation, however. There are steps you can take and people you can turn to that may make it possible to escape a volatile relationship.

Can my child and I move to another state?

If you are a divorced Kentucky parent and are contemplating moving to another state, you need to be aware that you must ask a judge’s permission to do so, even if you have residential custody of your child. The Legal Aid Network of Kentucky advises that the first thing you should do is notify your former spouse in writing about your planned move.

Is Kentucky a no fault divorce state?

If you are a married Kentucky resident thinking about filing for divorce, you may be worried about how to proceed, how your children’s custody and visitation will be handled, and a myriad of other issues. You will be glad to know that, per the Legal Aid Network of Kentucky, Kentucky is a no fault divorce state. When you file for divorce, you need not claim that your spouse did anything to destroy your marriage. All you need to claim is that it is irretrievably broken.

How to tell your children about your upcoming divorce

If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, you are probably feeling a great deal of conflicting emotions right now. You might be angry at your spouse, sad the marriage is over and relieved at the chance of starting a new life. However, at Lonneman & McMahan PLLC, we understand how important it is for you and other Kentucky residents to also consider how a divorce will impact your children emotionally. Breaking the news of an impending divorce requires empathy and sensitivity.

New study shows divorce may be inherited

When Kentucky parents decide that a divorce is the right choice, many worry about what this could mean for their children. While previous studies show that children of parents who are divorced are more likely to divorce themselves, a new study found that this is because of specific inherited personality traits--not from seeing their parents divorce.

How can you protect assets in a high asset divorce?

When residents in Kentucky like you are in possession of high assets, it's normally a good thing that can enrich your day-to-day life and make your living situation much more comfortable. However, high assets can become an unmistakable burden if you and your spouse ever decide to get a divorce.

Retirement nuance in divorce

When Kentucky couples go through a divorce, the first thing on their minds is likely getting through the immediate future, but ignoring the impact a divorce can have on one's retirement savings is a mistake.

Divorce and property division

During a divorce, there is a lot going on. You are emotionally upset, as the process to dissolve your marriage is never calming or relaxing. You may be confused, as your attorney details out hearings, depositions, court filings and other issues that even if they are not written in Latin, sometimes seem as if they might as well be.

Is divorce right for me?

Many married couples in Kentucky who are experiencing turmoil and conflict in their relationships find themselves ready to call it quits and file for divorce. There may be plenty of reasons why some of those people decide to do so and why some do not. If your marriage is on the rocks, you may find yourself ready to separate from your partner. A careful deliberation of feelings and the situation is necessary to ensure that the decision to divorce is not rushed. If you are not sure if you want to stay married to your spouse, you should take some time to learn if divorce is the right thing for you to do.