Kentucky allows you to complete your divorce without an attorney if you and your spouse can come to an agreement on what to do with your property and how you will care for any children that you have.
Kentucky Residency Requirements
To file for divorce in Kentucky, at least one spouse must have lived in Kentucky for at least 180 days before the Divorce Petition is filed.
Grounds For Divorce
The only grounds for divorce in Kentucky is that the marriage is "irretrievably broken."
Filing Your Kentucky Divorce
The steps for filing your Kentucky divorce are as follows:
- Each spouse signs the documents according to the filing instructions.
- You file the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and other documents with the county Clerk of Courts.
- Your divorce is completed when the Judge signs the Divorce Decree.
Division of property & debt, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), spousal support, and more are covered.
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