Abstract

In the decade since Kentucky's adoption of the Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act, the state's courts have faced the task of interpreting it in domestic relations litigation. This past year was no exception. A number of problems before Kentucky courts were recurrent issues. For example, the divisibility of educational degrees acquired by one spouse again required court assessment. Similarly, issues surrounding both maintenance and child support reappeared. These recurrent issues, along with new issues requiring court solution, heavily burdened trial and appellate courts. This Survey will discuss court resolutions of significant problems in the areas of marital property, maintenance and child support, enforcement of judgments, child custody, paternity and marriage regulation.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1983

Notes/Citation Information

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 2 (1982-1983), pp. 445-477

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Family Law Commons

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