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Majority of Americans’ Wills Aren’t Up to Date

By John H. Ruby |

Perhaps you pride yourself on having taken the time to create a will. However, a will that is critically out of date may not end up carrying out your wishes after your death. If you’re like the majority of Americans, life events or changes in the law may have rendered your will out-of-date. While… Read More »

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How Can I Enforce a Child Support Order in Kentucky?

By John H. Ruby |

Raising a child after you split up from your co-parent is always a challenge. If you’re the primary custodian, this task can become even more challenging when your child’s other parent stops paying child support, leaving you scrambling to make ends meet. If your polite requests for your ex’s compliance with existing child support… Read More »

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Do You Need a Premarital Agreement Before your Kentucky Marriage?

By John H. Ruby |

For many years, premarital agreements were held to be invalid in the state of Kentucky. However, the Supreme Court of Kentucky began officially recognizing prenuptial agreements in 1990. The phrase “premarital agreement” may cause a lot of couples to bristle, but these agreements, also known as “prenuptial agreements” or “prenups,” can actually offer peace… Read More »

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Will a Divorce Destroy My Credit?

By John H. Ruby |

You may have heard horror stories from those who have gone through a divorce on the destruction that was wrought on their creditworthiness by the split. While some financial strain associated with a divorce may be inevitable, there are steps you can take to protect your credit from taking a serious hit in the… Read More »

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Making a Custody-Sharing Schedule You and Your Kids Will Be Happy to Follow

By John H. Ruby |

It can be challenging to find a custody-sharing schedule that everyone in your family can tolerate, but finding a balance that allows everyone involved to feel heard and respected will make the schedule much more likely to stick. Read on for some suggestions on how to design a visitation schedule, and consult with an… Read More »

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Control Costs in Your Divorce by Avoiding These Expensive Behaviors

By John H. Ruby |

Louisville family law attorneys John H. Ruby & Associates urge you to control costs in your Kentucky divorce by avoiding these expensive behaviors.

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Should You Fight to Keep Your House in a Divorce?

By John H. Ruby |

Louisville family law attorneys John H. Ruby & Associates discuss whether you should fight to keep the house in a Kentucky divorce property division.

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Obtaining an Annulment in Kentucky

By John H. Ruby |

If you were recently married, but have decided that you don’t want to continue to be married, you may be considering what your options are to end the marriage. Perhaps you’re considering an annulment, but aren’t sure if your marriage qualifies. Annulment has a very different legal significance from obtaining a divorce. While divorce… Read More »

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Do I Really Need a Will?

By John H. Ruby |

You may not think of yourself as the sort of person who needs a detailed estate plan. Perhaps you don’t have complicated finances or investments, so you assume you don’t need one. Or, perhaps you think that listing your heirs on the titles to large and important assets is the best way to convey… Read More »

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Can Social Media Have a Negative Effect on Your Divorce?

By John H. Ruby |

Sharing our day-to-day lives on social media has become a natural, commonplace part of modern life. However, in an era where privacy regarding one’s personal life has become an anachronism, there are still good reasons to be prudent over what information you share on social media. If you’re in the midst of a divorce… Read More »