Ten Things You Should Know About Divorce

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Here are ten very real things to think about when considering a divorce. This article was written by Lina Guillen, Attorney. The whole article can be found here: http://bit.ly/1HKipTI These ten tips will help you ensure you have the right expectations to make your divorce as successful as possible. by Lina Guillen, Attorney When a marriage ends, spouses and their children … Read More

5 Things to Know (and Do) Before You Adopt

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This article was originally published on Adoption.NET by Executive Writer Kathy Brodsky. It has some very useful information, tips, and common vocabulary that you should know when you are considering adoption. The original article can be found here: http://bit.ly/1nzlKSU   Choosing to adopt is a big and exciting decision. You most likely have a medical vocabulary and are knowledgeable of fertility treatments. … Read More

Do I really need a Divorce Attorney?

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I get asked this question all of the time by potential clients seeking advice about a divorce. I usually hear “my spouse and I agree on everything, I’m not sure I need an attorney”.  Even if your divorce is friendly and you’ve reached a mutual agreement with your spouse about property and/or custody, obtaining help from an attorney is often … Read More

Do I Really Need an Attorney?

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By Melissa Doss I get asked this question all of the time by potential clients seeking advice about a divorce. I usually hear “my spouse and I agree on everything, I’m not sure I need an attorney”. Even if your divorce is friendly and you’ve reached a mutual agreement with your spouse about property and/or custody, obtaining help from an … Read More

Child Support in Kentucky: An Overview

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By Melissa H. Doss, Attorney Child support can be a confusing topic. However, under Kentucky law, both parents have a duty to support their child or children, and both have a right to expect the other parent to assist with support. Child support is a payment made by a noncustodial parent for the care of his or her child. The Kentucky … Read More

New Connecticut divorce law offers few real benefits

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A new Connecticut law that went into effect Oct. 1 offers residents an opportunity to part ways with their spouses expeditiously without the red tape that can tie up divorces for months. The new law is called the Nonadversarial Dissolution of Marriage and offers two simplified ways spouses can obtain a divorce. With one process, those who are eligible can … Read More

Breckinridge County parents won’t regain custody of 10 kids this week

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BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. —A Breckinridge County couple claiming to live an off-the-grid lifestyle will not regain custody of their 10 children on Monday, a family representative says. The kids were taken away last week after the state determined their living conditions were unsafe. Since then the couple’s story has gone viral online. Read More…