Understanding Kentucky Divorce Laws

If you are preparing to go through a divorce in Kentucky, it is important that you understand Kentucky divorce laws. The divorce process is also known as the dissolution or legal separation process. At the end of the divorce process, a Kentucky court will dissolve the marriage. Kentucky recognizes no-fault divorce. This means that nobody is at fault for the breakdown of the marriage. One or both parties must state that an “irretrievable breakdown” of the marriage has happened with no hope of reconciliation. Kentucky does have additional legal requirements that the couple must meet before the divorce is finalized.
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Recovering Compensation After a Virginia Hit and Run Accident

Law enforcement officials are searching for a driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run crash in January. The driver struck a bicyclist in Frederick County, Virginia, causing the death of the bicyclist. The driver lost control of his vehicle, swerved to the left of the road, then overcorrected and ran off the right side of the road. The bicyclist was riding on the right side of the road and the driver struck him from behind. The driver ran away from the scene of the crime on foot. Police are still looking for the suspect. Law enforcement officers suspect that alcohol and
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Understanding Kentucky’s Child Custody Laws

Kentucky has a reputation for having some of the most popular joint custody laws in the country. In 2018, Kentucky’s new joint custody law went into effect. When Kentucky’s Governor Matt Bevin signed the bill into law, it was the first of its kind. The law creates a presumption that when both parents are fit caregivers, shared parenting time and joint custody should be the norm. The law received unprecedented support from Republicans and Democrats. The bill passed both houses unanimously. Determining Primary Child Custody in Kentucky Until the passage of Kentucky’s new joint custody law, many Kentucky judges would
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Pedestrian Deaths are on the Rise in Virginia

Pedestrian deaths have been on the rise in Virginia and throughout the United States. For the last three decades, pedestrian deaths and injuries have risen along with nationwide trends. In 2013, 123 pedestrians died in accidents in Virginia, according to the statistics kept by the Department of Motor Vehicles. As a result, 2018 became the most dangerous year for pedestrians across the Commonwealth. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from a pedestrian accident in Virginia, our law firm is here for you. Contact the hometown personal injury lawyers at Greg Baker Attorneys at Law PLLC to
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How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Virginia

Virginia residents who suffer an injury while at work may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Most Virginia employers pay into a state-run workers’ compensation program. When their employees suffer on-the-job injuries or occupational diseases, they may apply for monthly benefits. The process of securing workers’ compensation benefits is not easy, however. The hometown lawyers at Greg Baker Attorneys at Law PLLC have helped many clients in Kentucky and Virginia successfully complete workers’ compensation applications. We have an in-depth understanding of the entire claims process and help clients from start to finish. Contact our workers’ compensation law firm today to
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