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Social Security benefits can be lost to child support arrears

Social Security is a financial lifeline that is indispensable to millions of people nationwide, including in Kentucky. It typically forms a significant part of the monthly incomes of countless retirees. Although this may be a guaranteed source of income, it is not untouchable. Individuals who default on federal student loans, federal income tax, alimony and child support may result in Social Security benefits being garnished.

Child custody matters to consider when a parent relocates

Families in Kentucky relocate all the time for various reasons. However, when a divorced parent needs to move away to benefit from family support in another location, an employment opportunity or a remarriage, child custody issues can complicate such plans considerably. Invariably, parents who cannot agree on these matters will likely wind up in court.