The decision to divorce is one that most people in the state of Kentucky do not take lightly. Exactly what life will look like for a person once the process is complete will in part be determined by the financial settlement secured. Accordingly, it is important to make sure that you do everything you can to make sure the outcome gets you everything you are entitled to, sometimes including alimony. When possible it is a good idea to start before even filing for divorce.
Many people believe alimony is what the husband pays to the wife when divorce happens and palimony is what is paid to the husband should the wife’s personal assets exceed his.
When a divorcing couple has children, custody and financial matters related to the kids is often a major focus of the divorce settlement. Just how the needs of the children will be covered financially depends on the couple and the expenses that arise. Health and education are two areas in which plans must be made for expenses.