How to Get Full Custody of a Child

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You have become concerned about the way in which your ex-spouse is raising your children and believe that it would be to their best advantage to spend more time with you. When one parent sues the other to amend the terms of the existing custody arrangement and asks for “full custody” of the children, what […]

Keeping to a Parenting Schedule That Is Split 50/50

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When parents go to mediation, they often state that they want to share the time spent with their children in an equitable manner. If this is the case, then it’s likely that both the mother and the father are concerned about how they will maintain a positive relationship with their children after they have made […]

Getting a Divorce: How Should I Pick My Lawyer? Here are 6 Useful Tips!

Tips When Choosing a Lawyer | Family Law Paducah, Kentucky

Modern day internet makes it easier to source legal advice and how-tos about almost every topic. But it is not advisable to process an official lawsuit by yourself, particularly an annulment where children and asset ownership are at stake. Even though most courts will not require you to have a lawyer as you process your […]

Joint Custody & Co-Parenting: Tips for the Holiday Season

Holiday Co-Parenting | Family Law Paducah, Kentucky

Even after a divorce, many parts of parenting can stay the same. That includes maintaining a good parent-child relationship, which often, if not always, requires close attention and care. Children are very likely to be exposed to emotional turbulence after the annulment.  In addition, their lives can become even more unstable if the parents continue […]

Life After Divorce: Who Gets to Own the House & Property?

Property Disputes During Divorce | Family Law Paducah, Kentucky

Being married often means sharing what a couple owns with one another. It has become an apparent trend during the modern period when almost everything can be co-owned or have the option for joint ownership which appeals greatly to engaged people and newlyweds. Such arrangements do have their own benefits, but they can also become […]

Factors to Consider in Choosing a Lawyer

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Lawyer

When starting the divorce process, it may seem hard and stressful to find the right divorce attorney. Finding someone who agrees with the process you’ve chosen and your goals can make the process go more smoothly. Just like there are different ways to get a divorce, there are also different ways that lawyers work. By […]

Can I Afford Getting a Divorce?

Can I Afford Getting a Divorce?

Are you worried about how to pay for a divorce? Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements, and Separation Agreements are all ways to talk about money and other rights and responsibilities in a marriage. As I’ve said before, prenuptial agreements give couples a chance to talk in-depth about each other’s finances before the wedding. Also, prenuptial agreements […]

Social Security Benefits After Divorce

Social Security Benefits After Divorce

Getting a divorce means making a plan for what will happen to assets and debts and how the family will be taken care of. People have a lot of wrong ideas about how to get social security benefits after getting a divorce. Some of the most common myths about social security benefits for ex-spouses are […]

What to Do When You Can’t Agree on Child Custody

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When parents of a child can’t agree on how to raise their child, it can create a lot of tension between the parents. One parent may want to live in the “traditional” way, while the other may have an alternative parenting style. There is no perfect answer and no easy solution, but you can use […]