Highview, Kentucky Family Lawyers
Kentucky Family Law Lawyer
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Kentucky Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Our firm's personable and compassionate representation helps individuals and families navigate the legal system with the least amount of stress. Whether our clients need a fresh, debt-free start through bankruptcy, are ending a marital partnership, dealing with the loss of a loved one and their estate, or preparing for their own future with...
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Since 1869, Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC has offered skilled legal representation to individuals, families and businesses throughout Louisville, Kentucky, and Indiana. They have continued to build the practice to support the needs of their clients.
Dodd & Dodd offers a longstanding tradition of service, skill and a solid reputation for results throughout our community.
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Dealing with family law issues?
Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.
Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.
Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.
Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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