Family Law Resources
DIVORCE IN KENTUCKY (from lawyers.com)
Kentucky is a no-fault state where either spouse may obtain a divorce due to an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. Either you or your spouse must be a resident of Kentucky for at least 180 days prior to filing for a divorce. A divorce will not be granted until the spouses have lived apart. . . .
CHILD SUPPORT & ALIMONY (from divorcenet.com)
Mention alimony and most men and women sigh and roll their eyes. Men feel exploited. Women feel ambivalent. On the one hand women want their fair share of family resources, and on the other they want to cut ties to their former spouses. Interestingly, most women never receive any alimony. . . .
CHILD CUSTODY RIGHTS (from divorce-lawyer-source.com)
Child custody rights are awarded to parents, step-parents, grandparents, and other legal guardians as determined by a family court judge. Legal judgments in child custody rights cases favor biological parents who are deemed suitable guardians. .
CHILD SUPPORT (from divorce-lawyer-source.com)
Statistics related to the increase of child support collection and disbursement show that a significant number of children in low-income families received child support in the last ten years. The startling facts show that half of all children with family . . . .
CUSTODY FOR FATHERS (from divorce-lawyer-source.com)
Child custody for fathers following a divorce is one of the most important aspects of a dissolving marriage. Throughout history the legal presumptions about child custody for fathers. . . .
DNA PATERNITY TESTING (from genelex.com)
In the United States, establishing paternity has become a major industry. Government efforts to recover child support funds bring in over five billion dollars a year at a cost of one-and-a-half billion dollars. . . .
DNA PARENTAGE TESTING FAQ (from genelex.com)
NEW BABIES AND BELNDED FAMILIES (Louisville.babyzone.com)
Bringing a new baby into a blended family can be stressful. Biological and step-parents must now juggle the needs of a newborn with those of older kids, while trying to. . . .
CHOOSING A GUARDIAN FOR YOUR CHILDREN (from nolo.com)
If you have children, you should choose a personal guardian — someone to raise them in the unlikely event you can’t. . . .