Law firms in Walmart?

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It’s true. I suppose you can’t be surprised to see this, but it is nice to see people finding new ways to getting their legal needs met. Law firms are already inside some US Wal-Marts “When Evan Kaine, a personal injury attorney in Atlanta read a story in the May 2016 issue of the ABA Journal about Axess Law opening up … Read More

What happens when…

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same sex marriage

Same sex marriages are being legalized in almost every state as the opposition dwindles. An interesting question has since come up: What happens if a former spouse that is receiving spousal support is now cohabitating with a same sex partner? In the past, the law was usually pretty cut and dry that if you were cohabitating with a person of the opposite … 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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Kentucky Child Support

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…