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Contact the Northern Kentucky Family Law Attorneys at The Brunk Firm, PLLC for more information about our Family Law Attorneys and how we can help with all of your family law concerns including:
Legally ending a marriage can be difficult and can present a number of matters that will need to be resolved relating to children, finances and property. We strive to provide high-quality, personalized counsel before, during and after divorce. FULL PAGE.
Our Northern Kentucky Attorneys offer affordable, flat fee divorce services for clients who have already reached agreements regarding custody, support and property and simply need legal help to complete an uncontested divorce. FULL PAGE.
Typically one of the most heated topics in any divorce, child custody matters should be carefully addressed. After a divorce, it may be necessary to seek a modification of a current child custody order in accordance with a significant change in circumstances involving the child or a parent. Parental relocation, domestic violence or drug abuse may be reasons for altering a custody agreement. FULL PAGE.
Depending on the case, one parent may be required to pay child support to the other parent in order to care for their child or children. Both parents are required to contribute to supporting the child, and in some cases this means that child support will be necessary, though the amount will vary depending on the number of children, special needs, and more.Job loss, a promotion, or a change in a child's educational or medical needs may warrant a modification of child support. These cases can be complex and require proof that the modification is truly necessary. FULL PAGE.
Contempt of Court in Northern Kentucky
A person who fails to comply with a court order may be held in "contempt of court" and may face specific penalties, such as fines and even imprisonment. In the realm of family law, a person may be held in contempt of court for failing to pay child support or failing to comply with a child custody order. Court orders involving alimony, child support and custody are important and should not be violated in any way. If your spouse refuses to comply with a court order related to your divorce, it is important to seek legal counsel to determine what options you have.
In a situation where parents share custody of a child or when one parent has primary custody, moving more than 50 miles away from the other parent makes it necessary to get court permission. Moving away without permission may be considered a violation of a court order, which may have serious repercussions. FULL PAGE.
In a case where a parent is not rewarded custody of their child; the parent may seek visitation rights in order to maintain a meaningful relationship with their child. FULL PAGE.
Domestic violence includes abuse of any kind between family members, spouses or ex-spouses, household members or people in a romantic relationship. This can complicate divorce or custody proceedings and may place you in fear for your safety. Whether you are being abused or if you have been falsely accused, an attorney from the firm is ready to protect your personal interests in the situation. FULL PAGE.
The adoption process is complex. Even if you are interested simply in adopting your stepchild or another young family member, you can benefit from the assistance of an experienced lawyer. The Northern Kentucky Adoption Attorneys at The Brunk Firm, PLLC can help you navigate through the process efficiently and effectively. FULL PAGE
In the past, many men felt that they were discriminated against in family law cases and that they were at a disadvantage because of traditional parenting roles. At The Brunk Firm, PLLC our Northern Kentucky Divorce Attorneys work hard to preserve the rights of fathers. In a system that tends to favor mothers as the primary caretaker for children, you will need every possible advantage on your side, starting with an attorney. FULL PAGE
Paternity is the biological relationship of a father to his child and paternity actions determine a child's biological father. Paternity of a father can be challenged in some cases, which can result in legal actions to be taken that threaten the presumed father's rights and relationship with the child. In divorce cases, paternity will affect child custody, child support, visitation and any other issue involving the children. FULL PAGE