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Creditors are not bound by your divorce settlement

During a marriage, many Kentucky couples take out debts such as car loans, mortgages and credit cards together. While there may be combined financial resources to cover these debts, this may not be an issue. However, in a divorce, those joint debts can have significant impact on each party's future.

Paternity laws give unwed men a chance

Lots of Kentucky couples do not feel the need to get married to solidify their relationships. As time goes by, they may have a child. While the relationship is going strong, the fact that the couple failed to legally establish the paternity of their child. However, if the relationship sours and the couple decides to go their separate ways, it could quickly become an issue.

Planning to split a retirement account in a divorce? Read on

Planning for retirement is often a main focus for many Kentucky couples. Not only do they dream of days when they can travel, spend more time with family or just stop working, but they also focus on how they will get there. This is where building retirement funds comes in, and during the marriage, both parties may concentrate on building this nest egg. However, in a divorce, that nest egg can become a point of contention.

Servicemembers have special concerns regarding child custody

Being a member of the U.S. armed services is likely a source of pride for you. However, it may also be a source of contention in your family, especially if it means you spend long periods of time away from home. Like many marriages of servicemembers, yours may not have survived the challenges of military life, and now how your divorce will affect your relationship with your children concerns you.

Getting through the holidays after a divorce

The holiday season is once again on the horizon. Ordinarily, this is a time of parties, family gatherings and presents. For Kentucky parents who are entering the holidays for the first time after a divorce, it could take some work and adjustments to make the season enjoyable, especially for the children.

The many reasons why people file for divorce

Every year, numerous Kentucky residents choose to end their marriages. It happens, even to the couples that everyone thinks will last forever. At the end of the day, why a marriage ends in divorce is a private matter. However, according to a recent report, there are several main reasons as to why couples choose to call it quits.

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