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Q: Our divorce decree does not specify parenting time for Mother’s Day and/or Father’s Day. Can my ex keep my kids from me?

Or is there a default, reasonable time frame I can get my kids on Mother’s Day when it’s his weekend?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 8, 2022

Just make a motion to modify for those days in your divorce action.

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Q: I lost permanent custody to my daughter in 2015 to her father and grandmother how do I get that back?

She is 14. In and out of residential facilities. I have a room for her a structured loving home. Both the grandparents and father are in agreement that I have the best place for her. What can I do if anything?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 29, 2022

File a motion for change of custody in your custody case.

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Q: My ex wife is trying to take custody from me due to being required to work extra, what can I do??

We currently have joint custody

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 18, 2022

Additional work is normally not a valid reason to modify custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Ii have a court order and the mom still won't let me see my child

I need help

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 18, 2022

You should file a contempt motion against mom for violation of the court order.

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Q: If he Has not paid in 2 years can I stop his Visitation
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 7, 2022

No. Child support payment and visitation are completely independent of each other.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is someone in currently in court against including me in a group text then refusing to exclude me harassment?

I’m currently in family court vs someone seeking more visitation who insults me by text for the case/support order.Today they included me in a group text with many local people who I don’t even know and when I asked to be excluded she insulted me and ranted about details in the case in the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 2, 2022

It is not illegal but does not qualify for any restraining order.

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Q: How does the new child support laws enacted on March 1st in Kentucky affect me?

We have shared custody of our 4 children. My ex wife does not work, has remarried, and is pregnant. My gross income is $2500 bi-weekly and I pay $250 for the children's insurance also bi-weekly.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 31, 2022

You will need to recalculate child support with current income info ( informally at first) to see what the new amount is. It is a rather complex calculation so I’d review it carefully with a lawyer.

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Q: If the courts granted my son's aunt and uncle de facto custodian, what steps do I take to establish visitation?

While I was incarcerated my son's aunt and uncle on his father's side serve me with papers and gained custody by the facto custodian. Since being released I completed treatment, completed parenting classes, maintained employment but they still will not allow me visitation. It's been... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 28, 2022

You will have to file a motion in the court that grates de facto custodianship.

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Q: Can custody be resolved separately from divorce in another state?

Custody order is being resolved in SC. Am I allowed to file just the divorce part in another state where I reside? South Carolina has jurisdiction over my kids.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 28, 2022

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Do I have to move in with my dad if I don't want to?

I'm in foster care and I'm 16; I'm happy in my foster home. I really don't want to live with my dad as I have once before and it was terrible. If he goes to court to get custody of me will I be asked if I want to beforehand? Will my voice be heard when I say no? I want to stay... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 24, 2022

No. You should ask the court to appoint you you own attorney to consult and speak on your behalf. He can let the court know your position.

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Q: Hi my husband was arrested two yrs ago for dv in front of kids he was awarded temp custody of children how is that

I wasn't proved unfit and passed 3 drug screens I need to speak to Kenton county KY lawyer

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 24, 2022

No way to answer this without a thorough review of the file.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I’m raising my bf son for 1.50 yrs birth mom hasn’t been there.Is there anyway I can adopt him?I’m sole provider

I take him to the doctor which my signature on there. She hasn’t asked to see him or anything.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 21, 2022

Possibly. You’d need dad/bf on board to adopt too.

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Q: Can mom change pick up time if custody order says 5pm sunday at a specific location

Custody order states puck up 6pm Friday drop off 5pm Sunday. She's mad that husband has to leave for work early and I his wife is dropping son off in designated spot at 5. She is mad because she moved 3 hours south and has to drive further. Can she do this?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 20, 2022

Not unless you agree to it. If you don’t agree, order controls.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: If my ex-husband got divorced without my knowledge and I am trying to vacate it just for child custody could I get

Remarried before that hearing

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Anna Aleksander
answered on Mar 20, 2022

You should speak with a Kentucky lawyer. Your question is not clear. If a divorce was obtained without your knowledge then perhaps it did not address the issues of custody or property and you can address them by filing motions within the case. Since its not possible to answer your question... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I have permanent custody of my nephews. Can I adopt them?

The mother moved out of state 2 years ago and hasn't seen the kids in 2 years. The father hasn't seen the kids in a month.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 15, 2022

Possibly. Is either parent supporting the children or are you their sole source of support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: What should I do found out today that CPS worker lied to us a year ago and now because of it and other stuff we're

Facing losing permit custody of two of our four children because two are 18 and the other two are 16 yrs and 1yr

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 27, 2022

If you can actually prove it, hire a civil rights attorney and file suit against the cabinet and the worker.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Kentucky law regarding sperm donor contract Can a contract be signed after the fact

I had intercourse with a man who wants nothing to do with the baby we conceived. He wanted me to have an abortion I didn’t now he’s threatening to take custody because I didn’t have the abortion. Im tired of his and his family and his friends threats. I just want to live in peace so if I can... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 22, 2022

Many more facts are needed to properly answer this question.

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Q: Can a lawyer who,in recent years represented me in a child custody case,go against me for another child custody case?

My past lawyer in a child custody case is now working for another party taking me to court for a child custody case.Is this even legal?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 22, 2022

There is probably a conflict for the lawyer with the second representation. Bring it to the Courts attention and the judge will resolve it.

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