Kentucky Divorce Laws & Resources

If you’re interested in learning more about Kentucky divorce laws, check out the information, links and resources offered below. This is not an exhaustive list, but it will guide you towards areas that you might be interested in researching yourself, such as the applicable Kentucky Codes. You might also simply decide to consult an attorney specializing in Kentucky divorce law. 

Kentucky Divorce Resources:

Kentucky Domestic Violence Crisis and Support Resources: Contact information for Kentucky domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, safe houses, and violence prevention programs. The site also offers links to Kentucky resources for legal aid, legal forms, Kentucky attorney general, law enforcement, child abuse, child support, social services, finding a lawyer, finding a counselor, and more. 

Kentucky Legislature: Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 403 for Family Law: This state-run website provides links to the full text of the Kentucky Revised Statutes covering dissolution of marriage, custody, domestic violence, and more.

Kentucky Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators: This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in Kentucky who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. “Alternative dispute resolution” is the blanket term for the type of service that these professionals provide; it is an alternative to litigation in court. 

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

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The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Kentucky Family Law Statutes:

Kentucky Legal Separation:  403.140, 403.230

Kentucky Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 403.170
Residency/Where to File: 403.140
Divorce Mediation: 403.036, 403.170
Annulment: 391.1; 402.010-402.030; 403.120

Kentucky Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 403.200
Spousal Support: 403.200

Kentucky Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 403.190
Child Support: 403.212, 403.215

Kentucky Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

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Kentucky Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce. – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

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