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Aug 9, 2022

Firm News

What Does It Mean To Be A Primary Residential Parent?

It’s National Back To School Month, and what better month to talk about primary residential status as a custodian in Kentucky.  This time of year brings to the surface legal disagreements over where children will attend school.  It seems like a good time to explain the terms “primary residential parent” (PRP) and “primary residential custodian”(PRC). […]

May 27, 2022

Criminal Defense

Factors parents can assess to keep kids out of juvenile crime

Despite parents’ efforts to keep their children on a straight path, various influences may push a child astray into juvenile delinquency. However, the National Institute of Justice finds that problem-focused therapies do more to reform minors than incarceration-based punishments. Parents should look out for the following areas that can negatively influence a child toward involvement in crime. […]

Apr 4, 2022

Criminal Defense

Ways to Expunge or Avoid a Criminal Record in Kentucky

We’ve all made bad decisions. Perhaps you got in with a bad crowd after graduating high school, or had a lapse in judgment and drove under the influence. You might be a responsible citizen now, but having a criminal record can hold you back from completely moving on from your past and obtaining gainful employment, […]

Feb 21, 2022

Criminal Defense

What is a reckless driving charge?

Driving around the streets of Kentucky may prove difficult at times, especially during peak traffic times. When you get an opening to get around the gridlock, the police may thwart your progress. One of the vaguest charges you may face is one for reckless driving. Part of the confusion is it does not have a […]

Feb 20, 2022

Divorce

What Is A QDRO And Why Do I Need One?

A QDRO (pronounced QUAD-ro) is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, and whether you need one or not depends upon the type of property to be divided in your divorce. As you may know, the court in a Kentucky divorce has the authority to divide the marital property between the parties in any manner which the judge determines […]

Jul 29, 2021

Firm News

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT

When parents of a child end their relationship, child support is often ordered by the Court.  This can be accomplished at no cost by contacting the child support office in the county where the child resides.  The child support office will open a child support case.  Their job is to ensure the financial security of […]

Apr 27, 2021

Family Law | Firm News

CHANGES IN KENTUCKY CHILD SUPPORT LAWS

On March 19, 2021, Governor Beshear signed House Bill 404 into law, significantly overhauling the child support statutes originally enacted in 1990.  The new laws are not effective until March 1, 2022. Below are the highlights: 1) Increases in the child support schedule: 2)  The amount of extraordinary medical expenses to be paid by the […]

Apr 20, 2021

Family Law | Firm News

CHILD PROTECTION IN KENTUCKY

April is child abuse prevention month, and you are an important part of the prevention plan.  Did you know that you have a legal duty to report child dependency, neglect, or abuse?  Kentucky law requires any person that knows or has reason to believe that a child has been dependent, neglected, or abused, to report […]

Jul 29, 2020

Divorce

Student loans may be an issue in a Kentucky divorce

In a divorce, there is plenty of potential for dispute. The first things that may come to mind are child support, child custody and visitation. While these are undoubtedly critical, another concern is property division and how debt might be shared. Student loan debt is a prominent worry across the nation, and many couples could […]

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