Child custody and support are often two of the most contentious issues in a divorce, and emotions can run high. Our goal is to help you navigate these issues with as little stress as possible, and to help you come to a resolution that is in the best interests of your children.

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When Your Kids’ Futures Are At Stake…

Going through a divorce is a difficult and emotional time, especially when it comes to determining child custody and support arrangements.

Parents are often overwhelmed and stressed, uncertain about how to best protect their children’s interests.

The thought of losing custody of your child can be overwhelming, and the financial burden of child support can be daunting. You may feel like you are in this alone, and that there is no way to protect your child’s future while also providing for their needs.

Our experienced divorce attorneys are here to help you navigate the complex world of child custody and support.

We understand that every family is unique and that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to these sensitive issues.

Our compassionate and skilled attorneys will work with you to create a customized plan that meets the needs of both you and your child.

A Customized Family Plan For You and Your Kids

We will work with you to develop a customized plan that meets the needs of your family while protecting your rights as a parent.

Child Custody

Our attorneys have years of experience handling child custody cases in Kentucky. We know that the court’s top priority is the best interest of the child, and we work tirelessly to ensure that your child’s needs are met. We will advocate for your rights and work towards a solution that benefits your child and your family.

Parenting Plan

We understand that it can be difficult to come to an agreement with your ex-spouse about parenting time and decision-making responsibilities.

A parenting plan helps to reduce conflict between parents, minimizes disruption to the child’s routine, and ensures both parents have a say in important decisions affecting their child.

Support

Child support can be a contentious issue in a divorce, but our attorneys can help you navigate the legal system and ensure that your child’s needs are met.

Our goal is to ensure that your child’s financial needs are met and that you are not burdened with an unfair amount of financial responsibility.

Modifications

Life changes, and sometimes child custody and support arrangements need to be modified to reflect those changes.

Our attorneys can help you petition the court for a modification to your custody or support agreement if there has been a significant change in circumstances, such as a job loss or a change in income.

We will work to ensure that your child’s best interests are protected while also advocating for your rights as a parent.

Enforcement

If your ex-spouse is not following the terms of your custody or support agreement, our attorneys can help you enforce those terms.

We will work to ensure that the court order is followed, and that your child’s needs are being met.

We understand that this can be a frustrating and emotional experience, and we will do everything in our power to resolve the issue quickly and effectively.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a divorce in Kentucky?

In Kentucky, the minimum waiting period for a divorce is 60 days after the filing of the divorce petition. However, the process can take longer if the divorce is contested and requires additional court hearings and negotiations.

What are the residency requirements for getting a divorce in Kentucky?

To file for divorce in Kentucky, either spouse must have been a resident of the state for at least 180 days before filing. Additionally, the divorce should be filed in the county where either spouse resides or where the couple last lived together.

How is child custody decided in a divorce?

Child custody is determined by considering the best interests of the child, which may include factors such as the child's age, health, and relationships with each parent.

How much child support will I have to pay?

Child support is calculated based on a variety of factors, including the income of each parent, the number of children, and the child's needs.

How long does a divorce take?

The length of a divorce can vary depending on the complexity of the case and whether the parties can agree on the terms of the divorce. Some divorces can be completed in a few months, while others can take years.

Do I need a lawyer to get a divorce?

While it is possible to get a divorce without a lawyer, it is often recommended to hire a lawyer to ensure that your rights are protected and that the divorce process goes smoothly.

How much will a divorce cost?

The cost of a divorce can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case, the length of the proceedings, and the hourly rate of the attorney. Some divorces may cost only a few thousand dollars, while others can cost tens of thousands of dollars.

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