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September 2018 Archives

Reasons a child custody arrangement can be modified

A child custody arrangement must be followed by all parties involved. Even if the children are not happy with the new schedule or living arrangements, you cannot prevent them from seeing their other parent. If changes need to be made to the arrangement you must do it formally and with the help of a family law attorney. Following are some of the key reasons why a child custody arrangement may warrant modification.

Are you clumsy? Be careful, as it might land you in jail!

Not everyone in Kentucky has mad balancing skills. In fact, you may count yourself among those who can barely stand on one foot for longer than 10 seconds without feeling the need to grab hold of something (or someone) to keep from toppling over. Some people are simply more skilled than others are when it comes to tests of balance and agility.

How to update your prenuptial agreement after marriage

A prenuptial agreement is one of the most important legal documents you can create to protect yourself in Kentucky. This document protects you and your assets when you enter into a marriage. It can be difficult to discuss your desire for a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse, but it is an important conversation to have. It is also important that you update the agreement after getting married.

Things that could go wrong during an uncontested divorce

If you are headed for divorce in Kentucky, there are plenty of things you need to focus on as you prepare to meet with your spouse. You should never walk into a meeting with your spouse and their attorney unprepared. You need to know what it is exactly that you want out of the divorce. Let's take a look at the things that could go wrong during an uncontested divorce, which is one where both parties can mutually agree on the most important issues.

Do I qualify as the primary caretaker of my children?

When the custody of a child is called into question by two divorcing parents, the courts will usually favor the parent who is deemed to be the "primary caretaker" of the children. If the family has one working spouse and one homemaker spouse who stays home and takes care of the kids, determining who is the primary caretaker is a straightforward process. However, most modern families have two working spouses so the process of identifying the primary caretaker might not be that clear cut.