Divorce Law Journal

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Kentucky requires that the parties have been separated, or have “lived apart”, for a period of 60 days, which can include living under the same roof without sexual cohabitation, before the court can grant a decree of legal...
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Jones v. Jones Fayette Circuit Court Glynis was married to Johnathan’s deceased brother. Glynis petitioned for an interpersonal protective order (IPO) against Johnathan. At the hearing, Glynis testified that she and Johnathan had not seen or spoken to...
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Legal separation is a legal term of art. It is a distinct legal process and not a speedier or more efficient way of obtaining a divorce. In fact, one of the defining characteristics of legal separation is that...
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Normandin v. Normandin Questions Presented: Marital Dissolution. Restricted Stock Units. Trial court improperly classified restricted stock units (RSUs) as entirely nonmarital property. To appropriately classify such assets the trial court applies a presumption that the RSUs are earned...
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Com., Cabinet for Health and Family Services v. J.M.A. Jefferson Circuit Court Alleging abuse and neglect of Older Daughter, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (“the Cabinet”) filed a dependency, neglect, and abuse (“DNA”) petition against Mother....
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Evidence of Abuse of Non-Subject-Matter Children Properly Admitted; Cabinet Made Reasonable Efforts at Reunification – Published Opinion from Supreme Court of Ky.
April 12, 2021
ICPC Does Not Require a Home Study for a Noncustodial Parent Who Is Not the Subject of Allegations or Findings of Abuse or Neglect – Published Opinion from Supreme Court of Ky.
March 29, 2021
UCCJEA Does Not Apply to Adoption Proceedings; Granting of Adoption Petition Affirmed – Published Opinion from Ky. Court of Appeals
March 22, 2021