Kentucky Maintenance Laws and Factors

By Jill Massey Cordell & Cordell Kentucky Divorce Lawyer Maintenance in Kentucky refers to court-ordered financial support provided by one former spouse to the other former spouse after the couple has divorced or legally separated. Traditionally, Kentucky maintenance was paid by the husband to the wife, but now courts recognize that a former husband may be entitled to maintenance from a former wife. Three Types of Kentucky Maintenance There are different types of Kentucky maintenance that are reflective of the different reasons a court may order maintenance to be paid. 1. Permanent maintenance, or open-ended maintenance, results from a longer Read more