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14 Apr The Fine Print on Those Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

Congress has passed a much-needed stimulus package; however, they failed to consult experts in divorce and family law.  The package is designed to boost the economy, but it doesn't take into consideration the fact that not every family has two parents and their children living under...

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31 Mar Law in the Time of Corona

Life has changed.  But conflict has not. In the world of family law, we are the business of helping people navigate conflict. We at Helmers+Associates are still here and will continue to be throughout this crisis. The courts are largely closed. They are still hearing some emergencies,...

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14 Apr You May No Longer Share a Life, But You Need to Share a Calendar

Coordinating schedules as parents is always important. During a separation and subsequent divorce, it becomes even more critical for co-parents to quickly and efficiently establish access to their children's calendar of events so that they may track school, extracurriculars, and medical appointments. Also important is...

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18 Feb Let the Judge be the Angel on your Shoulder

Often it is not what you say, but how you say it. Ever had words come out of your mouth and realize as you’re saying them that you wish you had rephrased? Multiple times a day? We all have these moments, especially when emotions are...

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27 Apr Kentucky Enacts Major Change in Custody Laws

On April 26, 2018, Governor Matt Bevin signed a law which significantly changed the laws related to child custody determination. Amid the conflict on other political issues, this legislation flew below the radar. The new law creates a presumption of joint custody and equal parenting...

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