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DOYLE V. DOYLE “Questions Presented: Family Law. Interest on money judgment. KRS 360.040. Application of KRS 360.040, governing interest on a judgment in a domestic relations case.” Husband owed wife $24,277.02 for a 1998 property equalization settlement. Wife attempted to garnish Husband’s funds ultimately getting a judgment lien on his property in 2008 after he...
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NORMANDIN V. NORMANDIN Husband and Wife divorced and the family court entered an order on child support, maintenance, and property division. Wife appealed challenging the family court’s conclusions of law on a number of issues. Wife first argued that the trial court erred in failing to make adequate findings and by considering the nonmarital inheritance...
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COBANE V. COBANE   In a dissolution of marriage proceeding with complex assets, Husband appealed on a variety of asset classification, valuation, and division issues.  
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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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DUFFY V. DUFFY Trial court found unvested RSUs were marital property subject to division, although Husband forfeited his right to the RSUs during the dissolution proceedings by leaving his employer two months before the RSUs vested. The trial court did not count the RSU income in setting Husband’s gross income calculation for child support.  
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GRASCH V. GRASCH At the time of dissolution, Husband had an active law practice in which he had executed contingent-fee contracts with some clients. The trial court treated the contingent-fee contracts as a component of Husband’s income when received and not as property. The Court of Appeals agreed. The Supreme Court accepted discretionary review.
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PRIEST V. PRIEST The Court of Appeals previously ruled in this case (Priest v. Priest, No. 2014-CA-000148-MR) holding Wife’s share of Husband’s military retirement “should be calculated based upon the DFSA, Section IV(c) as outlined in Poe v. Poe. 711 S.W.2d 849, 850 (Ky. App. 1986). The family court divided the military retirement benefit utilizing...
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LEWIS V. FULKERSON Both Husband and Wife appealed Court Order entered after a trial on all issues. Wife argued that the family court erred in finding that all of the proceeds from the sale of Husband’s businesses were his nonmarital property. Husband argued the family court erred in determining the character of Wife’s Trust corpus...
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HARVEY V. ROBINSON Wife and Husband’s divorce was finalized in 2002 at which time Wife was awarded the marital home and property valued at $856,000. At that time, Husband was ordered to return the landscape around the home to an appropriate residential landscape, as he had business equipment on the property. There is no dispute...
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ALBERT W. BARBER, III V. ELIZABETH D. BRADLEY Husband appealed to the Court of Appeals arguing the trial court erred by finding the equity in the parties’ residence was marital property and ordering the division of household goods and furnishings by lot. The Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court. The Supreme Court granted discretionary...
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