Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC

Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC Louisville Kentucky

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Will I Get Maintenance in my Louisville Divorce

We are often asked "Will I get maintenance in my Louisville divorce?"  The answer to this question about spousal support or alimony is much more complex than questions surrounding child support.  Unlike the Kentucky child support estimation calculator, spousal maintenance is not an immediately calculable number. What is the purpose of maintenance?  How long will...

Modify Existing Maintenance Orders in Louisville

What is the process to modify existing maintenance orders in Louisville?  What changes must occur in order to request a modification of maintenance orders from the Court? Under Kentucky Family Law, either spouse has the right petition the Court to modify existing maintenance orders in Louisville or anywhere in Kentucky.  However, the Courts are backlogged...

How Long Does Permanent Maintenance Last After a Louisville Divorce?

How long does permanent maintenance last after a Louisville divorce?  Kentucky family law generally classifies maintenance as temporary, rehabilitative or permanent.  However, it is important to know that “permanent” in the case of maintenance does not mean “forever.”  This concept is a bit misleading and it is important to understand the nature of maintenance and...