December 22, 2016
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ELMER RIEHLE V CAROLYN RIEHLE Husband, age 88, filed for a divorce from Wife, age 72, who had previously been appointed as his guardian and conservator. The trial court dismissed Husband’s petition pursuant to the Johnson case and on the basis that an incompetent person cannot bring a legal action in Kentucky. The Court of...
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KENNETH KIRILENKO V. CHERRYL KIRILENKO Husband and Wife moved to Kentucky shortly after Husband began receiving disability and retirement benefits from his Connecticut employer. Several years later, Wife filed a divorce action in Kentucky. Under Kentucky law, Husband’s disability benefits are non-marital, while under Connecticut law they may be marital. The trial court found that...
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