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Marital Property
Kentucky Supreme Court oral arguments are set for August 15, 2007 in Gripshover v. Gripshover, which we digested here. You will have to scroll down to “Marital Property” to read the digest, as that was posted when we were catching up on all 2005 Kentucky Court of Appeals decisions, as this blog wasn’t in existence...
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RHODES V. PEDERSON FAMILY LAW: ORDER ENTERED AFTER DEATH OF PARTY 2006-CA-000909 PUBLISHED: AFFIRMING PANEL: KELLER PRESIDING; COMBS, BUCKINGHAM CONCUR COUNTY: LYON DATE RENDERED: 7/6/2007
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Many equitable division states, including Kentucky, do not have an automatic equal division of marital property. Rather, marital property is divided in just proportions. Generally where wealth is involved, the greater the estate earned by the working spouse, the less likely the non-working spouse will receive 50%, particularly when their are no children.
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SCOKY Blog has posted the briefs here in the teacher’s retirement case, Shown v. Shown, about which we posted here. Oral arguments are set June 14, 2007.
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What does Intellectual Property have to do with divorce law? Well, if it is property and it has value the IP belongs on the asset division spreadsheet. Mediator Victoria Pynchon has launched the new IP ADR Blog on which she posts about the value of domain names, And While You’re At It, Throw In The...
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BOONE V. BALLINGER___S.W.3d___(Ky. App. 2007) De facto custodian; doctrine of waiver and estoppel; Rebuttable presumption of paternity; Marital property (401k account) 2006-CA-001257 TO BE PUBLISHED: REVERSING AND REMANDING (ABRAMSON) DATE RENDERED: 5/4/2007
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Shown v. Shown, 2004-CA-000988-MR. Discretionary review granted June 7, 2006; not for publication by operation of CR 76.28(4). Here’s the digest of the Court of Appeals decision: Issue and Holding: Whether husband’s entire Kentucky Teacher’s Retirement Account is exempt from division as marital property pursuant to KRS 161.700. The Court held yes, such retirement is...
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Keeney v. Keeney, — S.W.3d – (Ky. App. 2007), decided March 16, 2007, designated to be published, not yet final. Issues and Holdings: 1) Whether the trial court erred in imposing a constructive trust. The Court held no, the trial court did not err. 2) Whether the trial court erred by finding that the wife...
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Smith v. Smith, __ S.W.3d __ (Ky. App. 2006), 2006 WL 140577 (Ky. App.) Motion for discretionary review pending.
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Many corporations are feeling the heat and have been in the news for back-dating stock options. This Forbes article posits that the issue may have a gnarly impact on such options in the event of divorce. It doesn’t suggest solutions, but sometimes the important thing is to be aware that there may be a problem...
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