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What Can I Do If I Cannot Pay My Child Support?…

What Can I Do If I Cannot Pay My Child Support?…

The law requires a non-custodial parent to pay a monthly allowance to help a custodial parent with child-rearing expenses. Child support is determined by a court in the state of residence. To ensure consistency in the amount of child support awarded to custodial...

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6 Benefits Of Family Law Mediation During A Divorce…

6 Benefits Of Family Law Mediation During A Divorce…

If negotiation with the other party proves unsuccessful, resolving issues through informal negotiations of mediation may be a good alternative. Mediation is an informal process that lets both parties discuss important issues in a structured environment. A neutral...

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How Do I Talk to My Kids About Divorce?…

How Do I Talk to My Kids About Divorce?…

Divorce is a stressful experience for everyone involved, and it can be especially traumatic for children. If you and your spouse are considering a separation or divorce, keep it to yourselves until you know for sure. Your kids are on a need-to-know basis and they do...

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How is Custody Determined in Cases of Unmarried Parents?

How is Custody Determined in Cases of Unmarried Parents?

When most people think of child custody, they think of divorce. In the divorce process, parents reach an agreement about where children will live, how the children will be financially supported, and how much time each parent will spend with the children. If the...

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If I Relocate, Will It Affect Our Child Custody Agreement?

If I Relocate, Will It Affect Our Child Custody Agreement?

Yes. If you have joint-custody of a child and one of you decide to relocate, it can impact your custody agreement. The relocating parent might not be allowed to move the child with them. If one parent is in opposition, you will have to settle it out in court. If a...

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Do Incarcerated Parents Pay Child Support in Kentucky?

Do Incarcerated Parents Pay Child Support in Kentucky?

There are approximately 1.49 million people in federal and state prison. More than 50 percent of those inmates have one or more children under the age of 18, leaving an estimated 2.7 million children with a parent incarcerated. In addition, a 2003 study estimated that...

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Can I Change the Terms of My Divorce Settlement?…

Can I Change the Terms of My Divorce Settlement?…

Divorce is a highly contentious ares of law. Divorcees are not as quick to turn toward private settlement negotiation to resolve their dispute. Once you sign your divorce agreement, or after a family court has issued a judgment, it can be difficult to change the terms...

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Some Reasons Why You May Rather Mediate Your Divorce…

Some Reasons Why You May Rather Mediate Your Divorce…

Divorce mediation is a process that allows divorcing couples to meet with a specially-trained, neutral third-party to discuss and resolve common divorce-related issues. Mediation is typically less stressful and less expensive than a divorce trial, and it usually...

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Divorce Tips – Common Myths About Divorce Settlements…

Divorce Tips – Common Myths About Divorce Settlements…

There are a lot of myths and false assumptions surrounding divorce, and many of them are accepted as fact thanks to popular media. They are so widespread that divorce attorneys have to spend considerable amounts of time educating their clients on how the process...

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Grandparents Visitation Rights In The State of Kentucky…

Grandparents Visitation Rights In The State of Kentucky…

If you are a grandparent who has been denied access to your own grandchildren, you have the right to fight for visitation. Be aware that the guiding principle of all family law court judges is what is in the children's best interest, so be prepared to prove that fact....

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What Parents Need to Know About Paternity

What Parents Need to Know About Paternity

In most cases, a father isn't considered a legal father unless the parents of that child were married or in a civil union at the time of the child's birth. Living together or planning to be married doesn't legally make the man the legal father of the child. Therefore,...

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