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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I be in trouble for receiving money wired to me from a POA

My friend was POA on his mother's account for about a year everything was fine until 2 months ago when he started abusing her account I'm worried because he paid me from the account which he told me was joint. I'm worried because his mother and the bank are pressing charges against... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 24, 2021

Not unless you knew he was abusing the account or he was laundering money through you by writing you the checks.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I know someone currently being charged with forgery in the first degree first felony offense what will happen

They were 2 payroll checks that were made out to them by someone claiming to be legitimate business owner paying them for a side job through their company. They were in my friends name he just thought he was cashing legitimate checks

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

Might be dismissed if he can proved he had no knowledge of the forgery.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I've been a guest at budgtel Inn for 4 months.they are kicking me out without giving me a reasonable amount time.

I was a housekeeper but I was being sexually harassed by someone and when brought to the owners attention I was wrongfully fired and now I'm being kicked out can they just do that

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You have two separate issues: 1) a possible sexual harassment case and 2) an eviction. Unless you have a lease on the space, they can ask you to leave anytime with reasonable notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How do emancipation laws work for teenager mothers?

A young lady 16 years of age has been living with her boyfriend for well over a year, which was known by both parents, they have even picked her up for dinner and dropped her back off at his home. She has since had a child and has been solely supporting herself. What if anything can she do to stop... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

File a petition for emancipation in the district court of the county in which she resides.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: I’m 15,about a week ago me and my friend got caught stealing. what is the usual legal punishment?

It was about $200 worth. I didn’t steal anything but a mascara, my friend put everything else in the bag and I had no idea she was taking so much. We currently are still waiting for paper work and a court date , but I also don’t have a way to get to court, to check in with a probation officer... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

Probably some volunteer work if this is your first offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Having permanent custody and parents having only supervised contact, is co-parenting even an option?

After almost 2 yrs. going to court after DCBS removed our grandsons from their parents, we were given permanent custody of our grandsons in Jan. Dad is in jail and gets supervised phone calls. Mom gets supervised visits. Mom just completed 28 days of rehab and is now saying that she wants us to... Read more »

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Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You don’t have to inform her of anything. You have custody and can act in the children’s best interests.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Arrest for driving on suspension and WASNT in operation of the vehicle !

How could someone be arrested for driving on suspension if they aren’t operating the vehicle ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

If it was t committed in their presence, itvmsy be an unlawful arrest.

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Mississippi on
Q: Can loans owed directly to an institution be discharged through bankruptcy if the accounts were sent to collections?

I filed chapter 7 in 2019. I included several loans that were owed directly to the institutions (not gov't backed like Navient/Sallie Mae). These accounts were turned over to collections prior to me filing bankruptcy and were sent a bankruptcy notice. Am I still on the hook for the balances?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You should have a competent bankruptcy practitioner examine each of the loans to determine whether it is dischargeable or not

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: In a small claims case should the defendant be able to show proof that they do not owe ? I was not aloud to and ha

This was to a summons from previous landlord who harnessed me and doubled my rent before lease was up until I moved.This is in Whitley county and I asked to appeal they said they have no form for that I would need an attorney .Please advise what I need to do

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 22, 2021

Yes. The Defendant should be able to present his case.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: included in bankruptcy

I am part of the CWA Frontier CA. We do have a contract but I have a civil case against Frontier CA that all the actions within that Civil case are in the contract. Frontier has placed my case in the bankruptcy. I have been searching to have the dismissal of my inclusion. Any help is appreciated.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 22, 2021

Unless something is missing, your case will not be omitted from the bankruptcy as the debtor is required to include all creditors, which includes you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: a motion to seal or motion to file redacted version within 30 days of entry of this order has the meaning of exactly?

Complaint of violation of Civil Rights Case

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

What is your question?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is a 17 year old allowed to fight a 14 year old? Isn’t a 17 year old considered a adult?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

No. Under 18 is a juvenile so you gave two juveniles fighting.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Collections, Communications Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Can a debt collector or original creditor still try to sue you if the loan was already cancelled as a part of a lawsuit?

I was contacted by a company on Monday 10/18/2021 called "Assurance Legal Proceedings" via phone stating that they are filing a claim against me in my county for attempt to defraud a loan company. They also said that they have contracted a location service to find me and serve me with... Read more »

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Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

Yes. You are being scammed.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: He had pretrial the day after arrested. How many more court dates will he have?

Secondary questiin

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Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

2-6 times depending on many factors.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is the court process for receiving stolen property class d felony in Kentucky.
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

Arraignment, pretrial conferences, plea price trial

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can cps take a child for someone else in the house using delta-8?

So a kid is born, not mine but someone in my house, and I use delta 8 actively. (not around the newborn) Can CPS take the child from this family cause of my use?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 20, 2021

Yes.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Ohio on
Q: If an attorney knowingly filed a ch 13 when you qualified for a ch 7 what would be considered acceptable punitive damage

None

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 20, 2021

That behavior probably doesn’t rise to the level of conduct necessary to award punitive damages.

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Texas on
Q: During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, is it normal for the trustee to ask for your unemployment application?

I filed for chapter 7 in Texas with over 10,000 in checking accounts. 100% of this money is from unemployment compensation so I claimed it all as exempt. I told my trustee that at 341 meeting, and he said that it might not be exempt.

I was expecting him to ask for bank statements which... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 20, 2021

It’s not normal. But it is permissible as most debtors don’t have 10k in the bank. Give him the apps and let him see it is all unemployment.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a sister that I let stay with me on false pretenses, I have ask her to leave and she won't leave . Can I put her

She has tried to get her mail sent here and I stopped it. She said she could cry sqatters law but she hasn't been here but 2 wks 3 at best. She done this the last place she stayed at also. She is trouble that's why the family won't help her. Tell me if I can sit her clothes out while... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 19, 2021

Safest method is to give her written notice to leave and then file an eviction if she doesn’t vacate.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Kentucky on
Q: My son wants to sign rights over to his 9 yr old son so I can adopt him,I've had him since he was 5 day old,who filesi

I have had permanent custody since he was13 months old ,havent heard from or seen mom in about 6 yrs

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 19, 2021

You file the termination/adoption petition.

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