How the Mediation Process Works to Resolve Disputes

Mediation in Kentucky is a peaceful solution to your divorce. It allows you and your spouse to work in a negotiation setting to reach a divorce settlement or agreement, rather than going through the court and letting a judge decide. As a less-expensive and less-stressful option than traditional litigation, mediation is a great way to…

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Considering Uncontested Adoption in Kentucky? We Can Help.

Adoption in Kentucky is an exciting process and one that can change a child’s life forever. When a parent or couple decides to adopt, they’ll likely face many legal questions as they work through paperwork, meetings, conflicts, and future plans. At Schaffner Family Law, we believe that helping a child find stability in a life…

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Can You File for an Uncontested Divorce in Kentucky?

Filing for an uncontested divorce is the most economical means of getting divorced and it puts you in control of the outcome. However, not every couple can or should file for an uncontested divorce in Kentucky.  Take our quiz to find out! We’ve developed some simple questions to help you determine if an uncontested divorce…

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Find a Peaceful Solution Through Collaborative Divorce

The idea of a peaceful divorce sounds like a contradiction in terms. Isn’t divorce about fighting to get your fair share? While it often turns out that way, divorce doesn’t have to be a battle. The collaborative divorce process allows you to settle matters and resolve issues before they have the chance to turn to…

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A Checklist for Divorce in Kentucky

The new year is upon us, and while people are making resolutions to diet or exercise, you may be contemplating something much more serious-divorce. Not only were the holidays a challenge, but now you’re facing months of uncertainty. A helpful way to reduce stress is to get organized and prepare for the tasks ahead. January…

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Sweeping Reforms for Kentucky Child Support Laws

In a bipartisan effort to update child support laws, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed House Bill 404, which alters several aspects of the state’s child support scheme. After quick approval by the Senate and the governor, the terms of this bill will take effect as law on March 1, 2022. Why Kentucky House Bill…

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A New Website for a New Year

As we put 2020 in the rearview mirror, we hope that your year is getting off to a good start. We cannot predict everything that 2021 will bring, but a new year always carries the potential for change. At Schaffner Family Law, we are ready to help you make your upcoming transitions a positive experience.…

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Choose a “Better” Divorce — by Choosing the Collaborative Process

Divorce sucks. There is really no other way to say it. If you’d like it to suck less, consider a Collaborative Divorce Process. In order to work within the Collaborative Divorce process, each attorney must have taken a multi-day, intensive collaborative training. Attorney Tasha Schaffner has completed this training and has been handling collaborative divorces…

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Schaffner Family Law featured on QDRO Consultant’s Blog

We want to thank our friends at EZ Law for featuring one of our successful Court of Appeals cases on their blog. Here, we represented the Husband in securing his portion of his ex-Wife’s pension account, which she had failed to disclose during the course of their divorce action in 2005 (we did not represent…

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