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PSA for Parents with Custody Orders
KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS UNDER CUSTODY AND PARENTING ORDERS: The existing Court Order regarding Custody and Parenting time for any Case in the Commonwealth of Kentucky controls. Reasonable accommodations shall be made, however to account for COVID-19 emergencies. Existing Orders are suspended for a 14 day period for any person who:1. Test… Read More »
Family Law FAQ’s
Some common questions our Family Law attorneys get regularly are set out below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Family Law team of Callie E. Waltoncwalton@gsblegal.com or Tracey Clemmons Smith email@example.com In the Commonwealth of Kentucky: What are the pros and cons regarding which spouse initiates a divorce? Are there any… Read More »
GSB Raises Funds and Food for the Dare to Care Food Bank
Gwin Steinmetz & Baird is pleased to announce its successful participation in the second annual Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy from March 15 to April 2, 2018. This year, GSB raised financial and food donations for the Dare to Care Food Bank (daretocare.org). GSB raised $735.00 in financial donations and finished the donation period on April… Read More »
The Gray Divorcée: Single Life after 50
Many baby boomers grew up believing that divorce was shameful, even sinful, and something to be avoided at all costs. As cultural norms shifted and the taboo against divorce has faded, the rate of divorce among those over 50 has grown while divorce rates among other age groups has declined. Read on to learn… Read More »
Late in Life Divorces on the Rise
It used to be rather uncommon for couples over the age of 50 to get divorced. Not anymore. In fact, the National Center for Family and Marriage Research reports that the divorce rate for married couples over 50 has doubled in the last 20 years. In 2010, 25% of all divorces were between couples… Read More »
Who Keeps the Dog?
How Family Courts Handle Pet Custody Most people who love their pets wouldn’t consider them a piece of property. They consider them a member of the family. Now, divorce courts are beginning to do the same. The question of “who gets the dog” (or cat, or bird, or even turtle) has always been settled… Read More »
Keep the Peace During a Separation
Even after months or years of mounting tensions with a spouse, you may not yet be ready to make the permanent decision to divorce. Many couples find that a period of separation can provide clarity of mind regarding whether or not they are ready to end their marriage, or wish to try to reconcile…. Read More »
Drones, Robots, and Driverless Vehicles
Liability Law for the Next Century and Beyond What happens when a piece of hardware that is being controlled by a piece of software causes injury to flesh and blood? The legal premise of personal injury liability claims is that every person has a legal duty to avoid injuring anyone else. When a person… Read More »
What is a Forensic Accountant, and Why Do You Need One for Your Divorce?
During a divorce, parties may be tempted to hide assets in an effort either to save money on spousal or child support or simply to “win” a split by pulling one over on their spouse. Fortunately, there are tools available to ensure that a division of assets and allocation of support is fair to… Read More »
Are Family Law Courts Unfair to Dads?
For years, a divorced mother’s biggest concern was that her ex would disappear, leaving her with no child support and no help in raising the kids. However, recent court cases show that more dads are fighting for their paternal rights – and the common belief is that it’s a fight they’re losing. Most people… Read More »