Kentucky dating laws
There are a variety of statutes in Kentucky that may be invoked when an act of domestic violence occurs, such as assault, felony assault, terroristic threatening, menacing, wanton endangerment, rape, sodomy, sexual abuse, and manslaughter/murder.Elements of these crimes can be found in various provisions of the Kentucky penal code, contained in Title L of the Kentucky Revised Statutes (scroll down to Title L Penal Code).Lump-sum maintenance terminates after the amount ordered is paid in full.All other maintenance orders terminate on a date determined by the court.Alimony, called "maintenance" in Kentucky, may be awarded to one spouse during a dissolution of marriage proceeding.
All KCADV’s member programs have advocates that can accompany victims to court.The basic eligibility requirements to receive alimony are a lack of assets after division of marital property, or an inability to maintain employment with income sufficient to be self-supporting.There are several types of maintenance a court may award.(1) A person is guilty of assault in the fourth degree when: (a) He intentionally or wantonly causes physical injury to another person; or (b) With recklessness he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument.
(2) Assault in the fourth degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
Temporary maintenance payments terminate immediately upon the finalization of the dissolution.