When divorce is final?

When divorce is final? In Kentucky, Ky. Rev. Stat. § 403.170 states that no decree shall be entered until the parties have lived apart for 60 days. Ky. Rev. Stat. § 403.044 says the Court shall not take testimony needed for the final decree before sixty (60) days have elapsed from the date of service of summons, the appointment of a warning order attorney, the filing of an entry of appearance by the defendant, or the filing of a responsive pleading by the defendant, whichever occurs first in divorce actions in which there are minor children who are the issue of the marriage. Once the Court signs the decree, the divorce is still not final. The divorce is only final when the Clerk enters the signed decree. You are well advised to wait until you receive the signed decree.

Shepherdsville Divorce & Family Law Attorney

If you’re contemplating a divorce, the Law Offices of John Schmidt & Associates is here to help. We will use our experience in resolving child custody battles and other many types of family law matters to benefit you. Our office is conveniently located in Shepherdsville, but we are also proud to serve the surrounding legal communities of Louisville, Elizabethtown, Jeffersontown, Mount Washington, and Radcliff, Kentucky. Call today to schedule a free meeting and ensure sure that you know facts from fiction.

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One good way to find a lawyer is to check out their online recommendations, ask friends, acquaintances, or other lawyers and attorneys for referrals and then interview the candidates. You can call my office at 502-509-1490 to schedule a consultation to discuss your options or set an appointment here: https://www.johnschmidtlaw.com/schedule-appointment/

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If you’re facing divorce, custody, grandparent's rights, paternity, adoption, criminal charges, personal injury, or need deeds or wills prepared in or around Shepherdsville or Shelbyville or Taylorsville or Radcliff or Elizabethtown or Louisville, Kentucky, rely on our team at the Law Offices of John Schmidt & Associates. We will fight aggressively to help you protect your rights with the goal of obtaining the most favorable outcome. Schedule an appointment here: https://www.johnschmidtlaw.com/schedule-appointment/


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