How will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect you?

By |2018-06-11T18:48:35+00:00June 11th, 2018|Divorce|

IRS overhaul throws divorce calculations into turmoil BY KATE ROCKWOOD - original article here In the often messy financial negotiations that are part of divorce, one rule has always been clear across state lines for 75 years: Alimony was deductible for the payer, and the recipient paid income tax on it. Now, President Donald Trump’s [...]

Summer break is approaching!

By |2018-04-25T15:29:15+00:00April 25th, 2018|Children & Family Law, Divorce|

If you are recently divorced with children, here is a review of the Kentucky Court guidelines for time sharing as the 2018 school year comes to an end. The full document can be found HERE. The following schedules are suggested as guidelines for the parents and the court establishing time-sharing/visitation schedules. Each case will present [...]

6 Things to do Before Filing for Divorce

By |2022-03-18T15:16:44+00:00February 19th, 2018|Divorce|

By Lisa Helfend Meyer The original posting can be found on the Huffington Post website here. Make no mistake about it, divorce is hard. Even if you and your spouse expect to have an amicable dissolution, the emotional and financial challenges that come with divorce can make it one of the most difficult things you’ll [...]

Social Media’s Impact on Divorce

By |2018-02-19T18:35:14+00:00February 19th, 2018|Divorce|

There are over 2.1 billion smart phone users. There are over 2.2 billion Facebook users. It's not hard to imagine the number of people snapping pictures of their kids, games, dates, family, pets, or other personal information on social media. People considering divorce should use caution. In a divorce case social media can provide evidence that [...]

Is a Prenup Right For You?

By |2018-01-15T17:37:28+00:00January 15th, 2018|Divorce|

Did you know that Prenuptial Agreements were not enforced in Kentucky prior to 1990? The courts maintained that Prenuptial Agreements promoted divorce. Thankfully times have changed and prenuptial agreements are very common in today's marriages. Once thought of as the "get out of jail free cards" of the married world, these commonplace agreements are used [...]

Effects of separation on kids

By |2017-11-09T19:16:35+00:00November 9th, 2017|Divorce|

in the United States, and most of the Western Civilization, more than 90 percent of people marry. Healthy marriages are good for couples’ mental and physical health and also good for children. Growing up in a happy home decreases the likelihood of mental, physical, educational and social problems. Unfortunately, about 40 to 50 percent of married [...]

What happens when a parent doesn’t follow the rules?

By |2017-08-29T14:44:04+00:00August 29th, 2017|Children & Family Law, Divorce|

I recently heard a story about a divorced couple with two children. The former spouses adopted the state guidelines for their divorce which stated the mother retained full custody while the father had every other weekend, one evening on opposite weeks, and a full week a year for vacation. For a short time, everybody followed [...]

What is a Quitclaim?

By |2022-03-17T16:00:03+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Divorce|

Today, more than any other time I know of, couples are doing more DIY dissolutions and divorces. Nothing wrong with that – until something goes wrong. I think it’s great when couples can agree to disagree and separate and move on with their lives. Unfortunately, a lot of DIY sites don’t make it as easy [...]

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