Kentucky Guide to Child Custody

Kentucky parenting plans
Learn about submitting a parenting plan in Kentucky. The court prefers to order joint custody and equal time. Try to reach agreement.

Custody and visitation schedules
Learn how to make a parenting time schedule in Kentucky, what happens if you don't have a schedule and why it's important to be organized.

Child support calculator
Learn how child support is paid and enforced and how to request a change to your order. Calculating your parenting time can make a difference.

Kentucky custody process: What to expect in court
The Kentucky custody process from start to finish: opening a case, going to a case management conference, mediation, trial and more.

Steps to filing for child custody in Kentucky
Follow these steps to start your Kentucky divorce or custody case. Learn what forms you need, when to serve papers and more.

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