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Ehret v. Ehret The parties entered into a marital settlement agreement, which was incorporated into a Decree of Dissolution of Marriage entered on June 27, 2012. The parties amended the agreement and a supplemental decree was entered on March 6, 2013. In 2017, the parties revisited the issue of Husband’s retirement accounts. A QDRO was...
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Ford v. Ford   Trial court refused to set aside a handwritten Mediation Agreement Order signed by the parties and their attorneys and incorporated into the dissolution decree. The Agreement was never formalized into a typewritten document. The parties did not have any appraisals of their residential and commercial real property performed to aid in dividing...
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Baas v. Baas   Former husband and Former Wife executed a “bullet-point” written mediation agreement which listed several agreements related to the division of the couple’s property. Former Wife’s attorney was physically absent from the mediation for one hour, although her Attorney remained in contact with Former Wife during this period. Prior to reaching an...
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Wagner v. Wagner Parties entered into a property settlement agreement which required Former Husband to make monthly mortgage payments on the marital residence until such time that Former Wife “decided to sell” the property. Former Wife listed the marital residence for sale, but did not receive any offers. Former Husband ceased making mortgage payments, resulting...
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Update: Opinion withdrawn BAAS V. BAAS Husband and Wife entered into a bullet-pointed informal mediated agreement. Wife signed based on the mediators representations that a tax credit Wife would receive in the agreement offset the difference in Wife’s valuation and Husband’s valuation of his businesses. When Husband’s attorney put together a formal agreement, Wife refused...
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MAYS V. MAYS Husband and Wife entered into a Marital Settlement Agreement in North Carolina. Wife had an attorney. Husband did not have an attorney, but participated in the five drafts of the document. Both parties moved to Kentucky after Husband’s retirement from the military. Wife filed a motion to ratify the Separation Agreement. Husband...
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LEWIS V. ESTATE OF RICHARD D. LEWIS, ET AL. Husband and Wife obtained divorce and entered into an agreement which provided that Wife would execute a special warranty deed conveying the marital home to Husband and required him to execute a will devising the home and its contents to Wife at his death. Husband died...
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CALLIHAN V. CALLIHAN During the marriage Husband obtained a loan from PNC Bank for his business which wife signed as a guarantor. The parties subsequently entered into a Marital Settlement Agreement which provided each party would be responsible for debt solely in their name and Husband would hold harmless and indemnify Wife for business any...
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THOMAS K. STONE V. PENNIE DUBARRY (NOW DETORRES), ET AL. Wife signed an employment contract with attorney which gave him a lien on all of her assets. Parties subsequently entered into a Marital Settlement Agreement which provided Husband would buyout Wife’s interest and receive marital home. It further provided each would pay his or her...
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We do not usually post unpublished opinions from the Ky Court of Appeals but Geralds v. Geralds  is notable, giving guidance to the bench and bar about an issue that has perplexed us since Woodson v. Woodson in 2011.  Geralds holds that agreements for non-modifiable maintenance are enforceable. We don't know why the opinion was...
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