Supported Self-Determination as an Alternative to Guardianship

Supported Self-Determination as an Alternative to Guardianship

Disabled People Have More Autonomy and Control Article 82 of the Kentucky Mental Hygiene Legislation (Article 82) became law earlier this year, providing for assisted decision-making in Kentucky. This new legislation provides persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities with additional tools to help them live productive and successful lives. Before the enactment of Article 82, […]

What Is a Postnuptial Agreement? How It Works and What’s Included

What Is a Postnuptial Agreement? How It Works and What's Included

What Exactly Is a Postnuptial Contract? An agreement made by spouses after being married that specifies who will own what property in the case of a divorce is known as a postnuptial agreement. The agreement may also specify the duties related to any children or other commitments for the term of the marriage. A “post-marital […]

Doing A Prenup? Don’t Forget About These Assets

Doing A Prenup? Don’t Forget About These Assets

Make careful to audit all of your assets before getting married or getting remarried if you’re using a postnuptial or prenuptial agreement as part of your estate planning. Financial conflicts in your family can arise if you fail to identify specific assets.   While it is simple to identify and address your principal assets in […]

Who Should Move Out? Planning For The Worst Times During Your Best Times

Who Should Move Out? Planning For The Worst Times During Your Best Times

Have you ever driven without auto insurance on a highway?   When was the last time you wore a seatbelt in a vehicle?   Do you secure your doors at night?   Has homeowner’s insurance been purchased?   Do you make sure your kids have health insurance?   These questions point to clear solutions to […]

Co-Parenting During the Holidays

Co-Parenting During the Holidays

When you and your spouse are no longer together, the holidays, which used to be a time of happiness, love, and excitement, can become quite sad. Whether you are going through a divorce or have broken up in another way, it can be a very hard time emotionally. This is why, at the Law Offices […]

Why Choose Mediation Over Litigation?

Why Choose Mediation Over Litigation?

“I’ll go to court with you!”   It’s an easy sentence to say, especially when things start to get rough during a divorce. We’ve all heard it from our friends a million times. Or in movies. Oh, those courtroom scenes where the cheating husband’s wife gets to see him on the stand. Or a judge […]

Top 3 Tips for Prospective Adoptive Parents

Top 3 Tips for Prospective Adoptive Parents

People who are just starting the process of adopting often ask me for my best advice. Here are my top three tips for people who want to adopt a child. #1: Finish your home study. You won’t be in charge of very many parts of the adoption process. The speed at which you finish your […]

Divorce in KY in 2022: Men, Avoid These Top Divorce Blunders

Divorce in KY in 2022: Men, Avoid These Top Divorce Blunders

You have decided to get a divorce in Kentucky in 2022. What comes next? First of all, you should know that men who are going through a divorce in Kentucky are more likely to make mistakes that will cost them money and time. Are you ready to get your divorce in 2022 off to the […]

Can Cannabis Use Affect Your Parenting And Custody Rights?

Can Cannabis Use Affect Your Parenting And Custody Rights?

Adults over 21 can now buy cannabis products for recreational use in Kentucky. But just because marijuana is “legal” in 2022 doesn’t mean that using it doesn’t have any legal consequences. Do you or your former spouse use marijuana? Then you need to know how it could affect your rights as a parent and how […]

Can The Courts Make My Ex Pay My Attorney Fees?

Can The Courts Make My Ex Pay My Attorney Fees?

Your spouse told you out of the blue that they want a divorce, so you were completely caught off guard. What can you do if you can’t afford a lawyer to help you get a divorce? Can your ex be made to pay your court costs and legal fees? When a divorce means trouble with […]