49.4 percent had a court order, child support award, or some other kind of agreement to receive financial support from the noncustodial parents. During a divorce or legal separation, a parenting plan is often agreed upon by both spouses, outlining how their children will be raised.
To most grandparents, time spent with grandchildren is valuable, even precious. The window of opportunity to cherish memories with a grandchild is sometimes smaller than anyone could ever imagine.
According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 23 percent of children in the United States under the age of 18 live with a single mother, while about 4 percent live with only their father. Sound child support arrangements are often in place to ensure that these kids are cared for sufficiently. However, a change in circumstance to either parent may prompt the need to review or modify an existing child support arrangement.
Military marriages have shockingly high divorce rates. According to recent statistics, the U.S. military has a combined divorce rate of 3.7%. In 2011, about 30,000 marriages ended in divorce.
With so many services shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be wondering what will happen with your divorce case. If you think that the Kentucky courts have not been operating as normal during the quarantine, you are correct.
If you are under quarantine or shelter-in-place orders in Kentucky, you may find it difficult to maintain your current child custody arrangement. Furthermore, you may be wondering which laws to follow: the child custody laws or the current quarantine mandate.
Divorce ceases to become a two-person issue the moment you start building a family. For the sake of your children and their future, you should choose the right parenting plan before you conclude your divorce proceedings.
For most married couples who choose to separate, arriving at the decision to divorce is emotionally exhausting in and of itself. Generally, it’s not until you’ve made it past that initial point of indecision and emotional roller-coastering that the logistical questions may...
A separation is always tough, no matter the circumstances. But you wouldn’t be alone if you and your spouse are considering going your separate ways.
Reaching a child custody agreement in which each party is satisfied is often a challenging and tedious process. Different points of view and different opinions can make the argument never-ending and hopeless.