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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: I have t seen my husband in 13 years we have 3 children and I would like to get divorced, how do I go about that

He has had more children since he left me he doesn’t speak to our boys, I have heard off and on that he is strung out I don’t know for sure, he left because I didn’t want him to be a drug dealer when he came home from prison

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Anna Aleksander answered on Feb 11, 2021

You can get a divorce even if you don’t know where he is. This would be a limited type of divorce that would result in each person being a separate single individual. However issues of child custody, visitation, and property would have to be reserved for a future time when he can be found and... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was a passenger in a side by side. The driver parked on top of hill facing downhill. As soon as he stepped out the

The side by side took off. Causing me to wreck. I had fractures and pain. Can I sue

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 20, 2021

Yes you can if the driver was negligent. You maybe entitled to get your medical bills paid, your compensation for pain and suffering,lost wages, and other economic damages.Consult with a lawyer about filing a claim.

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: In divorce, he agrees to pay car pmt until its paid in full, then 125 a wk til child is 18, as support. Can we do that?

We have been separated since 9/27 and decided 12/12 that we're going to divorce. We are staying friends through this process. He said he would give me 125 a week in child support but i told him I'd rather he make the jeep pmt because i cant afford it by myself and if i have to let it get... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 10, 2021

Yes you can waive child support in a divorce agreement. However, this would be questionable if child is on public assistance.

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My car was vandalized, rammed by the vandals and drove away after I blocked their path. Can I sue?

I was sitting in my car when two guys shot at my car with a paint ball gun. They were unaware I was in the car at the time and drove into a nearby fast food deive thru. I yelled at them to apologize for what they did and when they rejected that, I blocked them in the drive thru. They then rammed my... Read more »

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Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 10, 2021

You can file a claim with their insurance company. You can also sue them. Contact a personal injury lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: When moving to another state after divorce, how could mom get full custody of kids? All 3 are under the age of 8.

I am contemplating divorcing my husband and moving back to my home state of Florida, but I am worried he would try and take full custody of my kids. How could I get full custody?

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 30, 2020

In Kentucky the easiest way to achieve this would be via an agreement reached in the divorce. If there is an objection, then the Court would decide based on the best interest of the children. This determination would be made at a custody hearing. The party seeking to move must have legitimate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was traveling down the road and a car that was stopped at a stop sign pulls out in front of me i hit them who's fault

The car i hit was stopped at sign then pulled out in road . i had no stop sign.. in Kentucky

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Aug 10, 2020

It depends. The fault lies with whatever party was negligent. There is duty on drivers that stop at the stop sign to make sure the road is clear before proceeding. You should consult with a lawyer.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: If u internationally hurt someone, is the "show cause" court date where u pay a fine to cover their medical bills?
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Anna Aleksander answered on Aug 2, 2020

If you pleaded guilty and/ or are convicted, and if restitution is owed and ordered, the condition of your sentence may involve paying restitution i.e., the medical bills. In such a case you will have to make payments or pay in lump sum. A show cause date is given usually by which you must pay the... Read more »

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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
Anna Aleksander
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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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: My ex and I have been seperated for 3yrs now does she still have rights to my personal property/ property \ anything
Anna Aleksander
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 »

Anna Aleksander
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.

Anna Aleksander
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?
Anna Aleksander
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

Anna Aleksander
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

Anna Aleksander
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?

Anna Aleksander
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?

Anna Aleksander
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..

Anna Aleksander
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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