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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: What can I do if my spouse won’t sign the uncontested papers, so I can file them?

Can I still file without her signing, and if so what happens next?

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Anna Aleksander answered on Nov 18, 2019

You can file for divorce and she will have 20 days to file an answer. You may want to consult with legal counsel. If she refuses to co-operate you can still get divorced. You will have to properly serve her with the petition and a summons.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: My mom and I were on our way to work and she got pulled over for speeding and driving with a suspended license.

She didn't have her drivers license or registration on her and was arrested. I don't know who to call or who I have to talk to to get it set up for her to get out. Where do I need to start? And what do you think her punishment will be?

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Anna Aleksander answered on Oct 23, 2019

If she was arrested in the morning, her bond should be reviewed by the judge the same day "usually." She will have arraignment in the next 24 hours if she is not bonded out sooner. Typically if arrested in the morning, her arraignment is at 9:00 a.m. the next day. This information should not be... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: How much could i possible get if I can no longer walk stand stoop crawl etc.only sit down work for knee injury. Replace

FCE says sendtary work only. I was working full time as an assistant manager at a restaurant its work comp. I was there 7 years. The dr said i need a complete knee rewplacement..

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Anna Aleksander answered on Sep 19, 2019

You should consult with a lawyer. Your question is vague. What type of an injury was this, who is the negligent party that caused the injury, and what are the limits of liability policy you are thinking about recovering from?

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: So I was driving on adams rd. In corbin ky heading home . On my road on the way up theres a couple hotel entrance im

Heading straight when a car decides to pull out in front of me and I hit him the state trooper told me its automatically my fault is this true is it automatically my fault where i dont have a licenese or is it his fault since he clearly pulled out in front of me

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Anna Aleksander answered on Sep 18, 2019

Not automatically. If you were driving without a license it is Prima Facie evidence of negligence, however you may have had a right of way and he had a duty to yield before making a turn so if injured you may still be able to recover, if able to rebut the presumption of negligence on your part.... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I dont have a licenese and was driving and a car pulled out in front of me I was on a one way and going staright

I had right away and cop said they would have been at fault but because no license he said i was

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Anna Aleksander answered on Sep 18, 2019

186.640 Driving without operator's license is evidence of negligence in accident.

Any driver involved in any accident resulting in any damage whatever to person or to property who is ineligible to procure an operator's license, or being eligible therefor has failed to procure a license, or...
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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Are there any advantages in filing for divorce first? I suspect my husband has retained an attorney.
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Anna Aleksander answered on Jul 10, 2019

Not really. Shouldn't matter in the ultimate outcome.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: if 5 families own private steps to dock pod, are all liable in case of accident?

Private steps. one property is rental B and B, steps steep. Use of dock slip by renter prohibited by USCorps.

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jul 7, 2019

They may be held jointly and severally liable, if they failed to follow the KY premises liability law regarding maintaining, or warning a person entering their premises depending on the circumstances of the case. They will only be held liable if they are negligent or gross negligent and owed a duty... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: What is considered medical negligence? How about missing medical records?

Motor vehicle accident. Taken to ER. Xrays given. Told only contusions. Told to make orthopedic appt. At appt was told my arm was fractured. I was placed in a cast. Time went by and i went bac kto ortho who did another xray and said yes it was still fractured. Then when i was still complaining... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jun 9, 2019

Get a second medical opinion. Hire a attorney and depose all the doctors that could be costly.

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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I received injuries to my legs when someone backed into my drivers side car door while i front seat

Between the open door and front seat, forcing the door to close on my legs pinning me between the door and door frame. I was injured and in shock blacked out after she stopped backing up and didnt make a police report.i did go to hospital. Didnt get insurance info from driver. My son msgd driver... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on May 19, 2019

Contact an attorney and discuss with an attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My roommate wrecked my car in a parking lot. Hit parked car and sent car into suv. No insurance, expired tag. What now

She said something broke in front end of car propelling her thru parking lot. Officer told me I am in no trouble but what if other parties sue?

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Anna Aleksander answered on Apr 10, 2019

You should consult with an attorney as this can be serious.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: My inheritance was used as a down payment on a home. I have never spent a night there. Do I get it back?
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Anna Aleksander answered on Apr 10, 2019

If you used non-marital funds to purchase property the non-marital funds invested will continue to be your non marital property. There are exceptions to this and much depends on the specific funds, whether or not there will be offsets etc... The very basic simple example is as follows: you... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a three week old daughter and me and her father are separated and he has asked to take her

She is so little and he hasn’t even seen her but once and wasn’t even there most of the pregnancy but legally do I have to let him take her

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Anna Aleksander answered on Apr 3, 2019

If you acknowledged him as the father on the birth certificate by default both parents have custody rights. However, if you have a valid reason for not allowing visitation you could refuse and wait until he takes you to court to establish his paternity and visitation rights by the judge.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: wanting to file for a relocation hearing with my children (93 miles away) but spouse is not agreeing.

Our divorce is not finalized, however I wanting to relocate with my toddlers to be closer to family and a wonderful job opportunity. Do I have a good case? No family near current residence and have only lived there for a year but husband is refusing mediation to negotiate.

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Feb 27, 2019

Mediation is usually mandatory and once a Motion is filed, the Court will likely order mediation. You should file a Motion in Court. You should discuss with an attorney as the answer to your question depends on the specific facts of the case.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: If I was in a car wreck and wasn't put on the police report is there any way to fix that so I can make a claim
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Anna Aleksander answered on Feb 20, 2019

Yes, contact the officer and discuss with the officer amending the report. This happens sometimes from oversight. However can be easily fixed.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: l was married in Vietnam 5 years ago. My petition to bring my spouse to us was denied. we want to divorce. What do do

How should i proceed?

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 4, 2019

If you are a KY resident, you can file for divorce here. There are several ways to do it, but the easiest is by an agreement with your spouse. To get the other country to recognize the US divorce you would have to contact that country's consulate.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: If a Judge gives a order to schedule mediation by 25 January, will I go to mediation before 25 Jan or just have a date?
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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 4, 2019

If it's an order to schedule then all you have to do it schedule.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was hit in Ohio but live in Kentucky. Do I have to sue in Ohio?
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Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 26, 2018

You can sue where the accident happened or where the defendant resides.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Privacy from husband while waiting on divorce

My husband moved out about 5 weeks ago and has a new girlfriend. We still have about 3 more weeks until we can file for divorce. He is coming and going as he pleases and taking what ever he wants. I have no issues splitting property with him but I want to have a sense of privacy and security in my... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 14, 2018

If you are threatened to the extent where his actions amount to domestic violence then you can take out an emergency protective order. In the alternative you can file and make a motion to restrain him in the divorce case. You can refer to this page on my website for more information :... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: What types of situations would a police officer who hit my car with his not have governmental immunity?
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Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 11, 2018

Normally if this was an accident due to negligence there would not be immunity and they typically would not invoke any immunity for tort liability.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: A 16 year old caught driving on KY intermediate license with too many passengers in the vehicle. How serious is this?

Another teen rear ended this 16 year old while she was driving illegal and he has had to pay for everything because he rear ended her. A settlement is pending thru insurance even though there was no injury. My point is she should not have been on the road at all. Shouldn't it be her fault? Sort of... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 10, 2018

While driving without a license creates a presumption of negligence by KY statute, the courts hold that there must be a causal connection that is the proximate cause for the accident. With or without the license the fault for the accident is what matters. Basically the presumption can be rebutted... Read more »

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