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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Am i entitled to any of spouse workers comp settlement after being married 27 years
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Anna Aleksander answered on Jun 28, 2020

That part of the settlement which is intended to compensate for economic losses e.g., lost wages could be arguably be marital money.

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Q: My ex and I have been seperated for 3yrs now does she still have rights to my personal property/ property \ anything
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Anna Aleksander answered on May 9, 2020

If you are separated but still married and there is no separation agreement in force dividing personal property then yes she would potentially have some rights to it assuming that it is marital personal property i.e., property acquired during the marriage with marital funds. You should consult... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: A female friend of mine wants to divorce her husband after being informally separated for 3+ years.

they have two children but he has had his parental rights revoked by the courts. She also has a current DVO in place. She makes little money and can't afford to hire a lawyer. Her estranged husband is mentally ill and makes no money. They have no assets to divide. She does not know how to... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on May 7, 2020

If she does not have any money to pay a private lawyer, she may want to consider approaching the Legal Aid. They help with divorces if domestic violence is involved.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Does my child support start the month the divorce is final or the month the separation paperwork filed?

Do I owe back child support once the divorce is final or do I start paying the month the divorce is final.

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Anna Aleksander answered on Apr 29, 2020

You should consult with your own attorney. Generally in Kentucky divorce agreements are effective as contracts on the day signed. Once the decree is signed and the agreement is incorporated into the judgment, it becomes enforceable and subject to the court’s contempt powers. Your question asks... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Can I have a divorce overturned
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Anna Aleksander answered on Mar 4, 2020

Must have valid grounds for setting aside a divorce. To set aside you must attack the validity of the judgement. Not enough detail provided here to answer your question. Consult with a lawyer for additional options. For example in KY you can have a divorce annulled.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: I got a DUI on drugs, meth, can I get this reduced to a misdemeanor
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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 28, 2020

You should consult with your lawyer or retain a lawyer. DUI is already a misdemeanor if it is a first offense.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: Maximum jail time for 3 cases including a dui and 3 different driving dui suspended license? Would it become a felony?

All the same day. First Case. Operating motor vehicle under influence second offense , driving DUI suspended license 1st Offense Aggravator

Second.Speeding 5mph over, driving on DUI suspended license 1st offense

Third. Driving DUI suspended license 1st offense Aggravator... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 23, 2020

You could lose your license for a long time. DUI 2nd minimum imprisonment time is 7 days or 14 days if aggravating circumstances are present. For the driving on a dui suspended license 1st offense the penalty is up to 1 year, a class A misdemeanor.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: In Kentucky, if you mom dies 2 days before your divorce is final, does your ex get part of your inheritance?
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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 18, 2020

Kentucky case on point Rhodes v. Pederson states that death, not the divorce prior to the decree terminates the marriage. Divorce proceedings are abated, however there may or may not be exceptions such as if the decree was granted verbally, signed but not entered etc etc... Consult with a lawyer as... Read more »

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5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My wife was in an auto accident the person at fault provided police with false documentation and was uninsured

Insurance agencies said there was nothing they could do what do we do now

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 8, 2020

Check your policy for uninsured motorist coverage. You should also be persistent in contacting the police to catch the driver at fault. This person can be prosecuted for providing false information, and may be required to pay restitution. The vehicle Vin can disclose ownership of the vehicle.... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: i need to get an uncontested divorce what is the cheapest way to do that in kentucky

We have been married since July of 2012 but separated since December of 2012, we have no kids together and are both willing to sign

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Anna Aleksander answered on Nov 24, 2019

Cheapest way is to get the self-help packet from the clerk's office of the family court. I believe that the self-help packet costs $10.00, fill it out and file. However, if problems arise during the process, or if one of parties decides to contest or refuses to co-operate, you may then need to... Read more »

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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... 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...
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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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