Kentucky Divorce Law

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Kentucky Divorce Guidelines

Kentucky's Residency Requirements

The petitioner must have been a Kentucky resident for 180 days before filing the divorce papers.

Military personnel stationed in Kentucky for 180 qualifies as a Kentucky resident.

 

Kentucky's Grounds for Divorce

Kentucky residents may file for divorce under fault or no-fault grounds.

Kentucky's no-fault grounds is:

  • irretrievable breakdown of the marriage causing the spouses to live apart and separate for 60 days

Kentucky's fault grounds include:

  • failure to perform marital duty or obligation
  • mental illness
 

Kentucky's Child Custody Guidelines

Divorcing parents are allowed to collaborate on a child custody arrangement. If the parents cannot reach a decision, a Kentucky court will make a ruling.

Kentucky courts consider factors such as:

  • wishes of the child
  • each parent's intent to place the child under the care of a non-custodial parent
  • any evidence or history of abuse
 

Kentucky's Child Support Guidelines

If the parents cannot agree on the amount of child support and the paying parent, child support will be decided by state-specific calculations and guidelines.

Kentucky courts consider factors such as:

  • each parent's financial resources
  • any extraordinary educational, medical, or dental needs of the child
 

Kentucky's Spousal Support Guidelines

Spousal support can be paid in one lump sum, in installments, or periodically. The spouses may determine the spousal support amount and payment schedule, or the courts may award spousal support.

Kentucky courts consider factors such as:

  • the standard of living experienced during the marriage
  • duration of the marriage
  • each spouse's earning capacity and financial resources
 

Kentucky's Property Division Guidelines

Kentucky has adopted equitable distribution guidelines, which means all property (including gifts and inheritances) will be divided as fairly and equally as possible. Spouses may collaborate on the property distribution, but if they are unable to agree the courts will make a ruling.

Kentucky courts will consider factors such as:

  • duration of the marriage
  • each spouse's financial situation after the divorce
  • any custodial arrangements
  • the value of each spouse's property
 

Kentucky's Venue Guidelines

A petitioner may file the divorce forms in their county of residence, or in the respondent's Kentucky county of residence.

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