Louisville, KY asked in Divorce for Kentucky

Q: I want to get a divorce. I want my husband to move out today. Can this be done?

I've been asking him to leave for two years. He doesn't work, doesn't pay any bills and refuses to leave. I'm done waiting on broken promises and arguing every single day.

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Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
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  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You can file for divorce at anytime. You do not need his permission. You will likely not be able to have him leave the home right away unless he agrees or there are allegations of abuse etc. A divorce in Kentucky takes at least 60 days if you have children and can be faster if you do not have children. I would contact an experienced attorney immediately to get started.

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander
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  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You can ask him to move out by an agreement. You will not be able to evict him absent abuse/ domestic violence. You can file for divorce. The marital home, if marital property, will be subject to the equitable distribution of your assets. It may turn out that one of you will get the house, or the house may get sold, or some other arrangement of which there are numerous possibilities. This should not be treated as legal advice. Consult with a lawyer to get specific advice for your situation.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You can file for divorce anytime. He will not be leaving today unless voluntarily.

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