Tom Eblen

June 4, 2016 7:20 PM

Judge copies plot from his novel in some divorce cases before his court

Fayette Circuit Judge Tim Philpot wrote novel to discuss marriage’s social, religious importance

Book led him to start having ‘Irretrievably Broken’ hearings to slow divorce process

Judge says it’s too early to say if hearings are making any couples reconsider divorce

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen


Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.

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