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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Will I have to pay child support and if so can you give me a rough estimate based on the info provided in the details?

We live in Kentucky, my wife wants to divorce me, we have 2 kids aged 4 and 5 we agree on everything but she wants child support, there was no infidelity in the marriage she just has chosen to split up and not try to work on her feelings for me. I will be staying at the house we own until I am... View More

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Q: Is a paternity test mandatory if we weren't married but the alleged father signed both birth certificates and the vap?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 2, 2024

It’s not mandatory but it is very good practice to have one in every case.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can employee of KY child support office also be employed by local detention center at same time? It's excessive power.

This woman literally sends some sort of notice or request to the county attorney, while listing the parties in reference as (name of parent 1) VS (name of parent 2)? Although the complainant isn't "parent 1", although that's the implication. These papers forwarded from her and... View More

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answered on May 24, 2024

In Kentucky, there are ethical and legal concerns regarding an individual holding positions in both the child support office and the local detention center simultaneously. This situation can create a conflict of interest and potentially an abuse of power. The ability to influence both the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Which age the child can be removed to child support
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 30, 2024

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Im a father with joint custody of my two children i am providing for my children while in my care as well as the mothers

She will not work and does not help me with the children while in my care can i get child support on her?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 5, 2024

Most likely yes. File a motion for support for her.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Can a recently divorced husband draw up contractual paperwork with a lawyer that the wife "fired" (Kentucky)?

He is recently divorced. She fired the lawyer before finalizing their divorce, but he went to that lawyer post-divorce to ensure his rights as a father in Kentucky were being followed by both parties. She refuses to sign any paperwork from this lawyer because she claims "conflict of interest".

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 29, 2024

It is a conflict and the lawyer could be disqualified.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Social Security and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can child support take my back pay from ssi

I'm owed back pay for disability can child support take it

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answered on Mar 2, 2024

Okay - let's analyze whether child support can take back pay from SSI (Supplemental Security Income) disability benefits. Typically a few key factors come into play here:

- SSI back pay is generally protected from creditors and debt collection to some extent. So child support may be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Is there a legal time frame that custodial parent has to send medical bills to noncustodial parent?

Child’s medical expenses are split 50/50 between custodial and noncustodial parent.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 14, 2024

Generally, customary pts give is 30 days after receipt although this can differ by order or agreement.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: 12/2018, awarded $500/mth per Judge. Son is soon 11; I did not file with support office. Father w/no contact for 2-3 yrs

What are my options? I am sole provider. Please advise

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 22, 2024

File a motion for contempt and to collect the judgment against father.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Do I have a better chance of getting more child support if I use an attorney?

My husband and I are separated and he's moving out next week. We have a 6 year old and he has a 17 year old from a previous marriage that he pays child support on. Do I need to spend the extra money for an attorney to get the most child support or is that a waste of money? Thanks!

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 6, 2024

You should final a reasonably priced, competent family law attorney to help you get the most money you can.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is standard arrangement of custody for two parents in different states with special needs child.

My 2.5 yo has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and autism. I have sole custody with visits at my discretion. Dad hasn’t seen child since 2021 and has called 6 times in over three months. Got served with child support and asked me to have someone adopt him so he could signs rights away and get... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 13, 2023

If you already have sole custody, it is highly unlikely he is going to be able to change that bc the standard of proof is a high threshold. Additionally, if you have been living in your state for more than six months, any custody action should be brought where you and the child reside. You are... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My youngest turns 18 next month can I sign a paper to forget about back pay child support for my ex husband
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 28, 2023

Possibly. You probably should try to do it as an agreed order with ex if that is what you really want to do.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: If I talk to the birth mom about relinquishing rights to her daughter so I can adopt her

Can I tell her I will see about getting her child support and back support forgiven or would that be coercion I’ve had permanent custody almost 2 years and the child’s been with me 3 years

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 28, 2023

You have to be very careful with this type of thing. You should have your lawyer broach this issue with her rather than doing it yourself.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If a parent voluntarily signs away rights for their child to be adopted can their child support be forgiven

If the adoptive parent consents when the bio parent is a over $4000 behind

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answered on Nov 27, 2023

When a parent surrenders their parental rights, they are essentially giving up all of their rights and responsibilities to the child. This includes the right to have contact with the child, the right to make decisions about the child's upbringing, and the right to receive child support from... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: If the courts gave me one year for child support is my back child support paid
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 5, 2023

Depends on how much you owed and how much you paid.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Background

Can your part criminal records be used as evidence in family court .

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 20, 2023

Yes indeed. Absolutely.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Is it that rasy to get sole custody?

Addicted parent, other going for sole custody. But both parents are fit. One just relapsed. What can they do to fight that they are unfit or at least fit as well for joint

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 20, 2023

Very difficult to get sole custody anymore. Joint custody is probable.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Proving someone’s character/custody

When a person has a LONG list of convictions, currently on parole, prior charges that were also violent. Including wanton on officer 1st. What’s some evidence to show a judge that someone may not be the one who is “Best Interest” They lied on 2 Motions filed, lied about my appear (hair color)... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 16, 2023

Your lawyer will be able to explain everything he needs for you to hopefully win the case.

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