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Even while married, couples can have difficulty navigating the holiday season. Grandparents, step-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and more all want face time during the holidays, especially when a little one is involved. A divorce or separation can add even more complications to the busy holiday season.
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Once you have decided to pursue a divorce from your spouse, the question may arise whether it matters if you are the first to file the divorce. The short answer is no, but there are some advantages and disadvantages to filing the petition. Being the spouse who files the petition means that you have the...
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The end of a marriage can be an extremely confusing, stressful and highly emotional event. In order to make decisions that are within your control and in your best interest, minimizing conflict is essential. The following are some strategies for navigating the divorce process with a minimum of conflict. Focus your attention on the things...
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In Kentucky, marital property is divided pursuant to KRS 403.190 “without regard to marital misconduct in just proportions considering all relevant factors including.” Not all property is marital property. The statute sets aside nonmarital property which is not subject to equitable division. KRS 403.190(2) describes nonmarital property as follows: “(a)Property acquired by gift, bequest, devise,...
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The first step in any divorce is finding someone to guide you though the process. The right guide will be able to answer your questions, explain the divorce process, and prepare you for what is likely to come. You may want to consider making an accounting of the family finances prior to obtaining advice so...
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I am pleased to have the permission of Madison, Wisconsin attorney Linda Roberson of the firm Balisle & Roberson to publish lock, stock and barrel her most thought provoking comparison of collaborative and cooperative family law.
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