Is Kentucky an equitable distribution state?

Is Kentucky an equitable distribution state?

Kentucky is an equitable distribution state, meaning that a divorce court divides all property in an equal manner during divorce. In other words, the court does not automatically assume that both you and the other party own the property you are trying to divide.

Does Kentucky have dower rights?

Dower and curtesy rights exist by statute in Kentucky. They are inchoate (undeveloped) rights, and every spouse has them to their spouse’s property. As soon as you say “I do” you have the right, if your spouse dies, to roughly one half of their property.

Can spouse get house if not on deed?

If you are married and your name is not on the title deed, you may have relinquished your ownership right. It depends on when your spouse acquired the property and where you live.

Can a woman kick a man out of the house?

No! Legally, it’s her home, too—even if it’s only his name on the mortgage, deed, or lease. It doesn’t matter whether you rent or own, your spouse can’t just kick you out of the marital residence.