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Q: How can I get my soon to be exe husband name removed from my grandkids custody papers

Trying to get exe husband's name removed from my grandkids custody papers

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 21, 2021

See my previous answer.

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Q: I need to have a name removed from custody papers what action do I need to take to have that done?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 21, 2021

You have to make a motion to strike or redact the name in the case I which it appears.

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Q: Can cps make me drug test even if I don't have custody of my son based on someone calling?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 19, 2021

They can’t make you but you may want to consult a lawyer about how to deal with them going forward.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: My exs girlfriend has threatened to hurt me and my children with my ex is there anything I can do to keep her away

My exs girlfriend has been threatening to hurt me and my kids and has been stalking us and she's called and repeatedly reported me to social services for this and that iv got text messages from her saying what she's going to do to me and my kids and people has showed up at my house... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 14, 2021

Take an IIPO against her. You may always want to file a criminal complaint for the threats, harassment, stalking, etc.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: How do we keep from those screens being considered a positive
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 11, 2021

Have your lawyer file a motion to exclude them as tainted.

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Q: My husband and his first cousin never have really liked each other and now the business that she runs is also the place

That we have to go and do random drug screens for dcbs recently they got into a heated argument and words were said. We call everyday to check bout screening and just learned that she has been telling us no on quite a few days that we were supposed to have screened how can we prove that she's... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 11, 2021

Have your lawyer move the court to change the testing facility based on the conflict.

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Q: In Ky, with joint custody (primary/ parent A and secondary/ parent B ). Parent B moves out of state.

The kids primarily reside with parent A and always have. Does parent A have to send the kids to visit the parent B out of state?

Parent B moved to another state without written notification to the court or the primary parent, and did not make any time sharing arrangements prior to moving.... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 5, 2021

The schedule is still the schedule. Parent B needs to seek modification of parenting time with the court since he unilaterally moved away. Until it is modified, his parenting time is still as it was before he moved. You have to produce the children on the dates and times under the current... Read more »

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Q: How do emancipation laws work for teenager mothers?

A young lady 16 years of age has been living with her boyfriend for well over a year, which was known by both parents, they have even picked her up for dinner and dropped her back off at his home. She has since had a child and has been solely supporting herself. What if anything can she do to stop... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

File a petition for emancipation in the district court of the county in which she resides.

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Q: Having permanent custody and parents having only supervised contact, is co-parenting even an option?

After almost 2 yrs. going to court after DCBS removed our grandsons from their parents, we were given permanent custody of our grandsons in Jan. Dad is in jail and gets supervised phone calls. Mom gets supervised visits. Mom just completed 28 days of rehab and is now saying that she wants us to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You don’t have to inform her of anything. You have custody and can act in the children’s best interests.

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Q: What should we do?

CPS removed my stepdaughters from their mothers home in August due abuse and neglect. She is allowed 1 biweekly visit and 2 phone calls weekly; all supervised at DCBS.

She has asked twice this week for visits outside of her supervised visit. One for her birthday and then another to attend... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 16, 2021

File a motion for the visits with the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I married into a situation where my wife has lost her kids, what can I do to assist her with this ongoing Court process

I have been labeled her paramour in the situation that caused the removal of the children

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 16, 2021

Hire her the best family lawyer you can find and follow all of their recommendations.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I have had custody of my nephew since he was born and we are set to get permanent custody next week.

We want to start the Adoption ASAP. His birth dad is willing to sign his rights over but my sister ( his bio mom) isn't. She has had 14 months to complete her programs get housing and a job and hasn't. Will the court involuntarily terminate her rights? Or will we just be going to court... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 15, 2021

No. Just try it as soon as you can.

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Q: How can I get dcbs & the courts to let us do our way of drug recovery & if we fail then inpatient rehab

If you feel that it would be in the best interest for the children and the parents that not everyone recovers the same & dcs is trying to use a recovery treatment that causes more triggers and doesn't help when the screening facility

or assessment worker's or social workers... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 15, 2021

You can’t. Lost cause.

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Q: can cps in ky require me to take a drug test based on someone calling them

ex reported me. cps showed up at my door

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 1, 2021

No, but they can make life hard on you if you don’t take it.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is there any law requiring one parent to let the children have a device that lets the other parent contact them?

Specifically in KY.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 29, 2021

There is no law, no. However, it can be done by agreement or by order of the court if there is no agreement.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: My rights were terminated in my I pay back child support can adopted parent get child support on me or back pay
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 28, 2021

No. They cannot get support from you.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If I live in Kentucky but need to go to family court in Ohio do I hire a lawyer in ky or Ohio for my case?

I have a 9 year old sister that lives in Ohio. I’m 30. Our mother died in 2016. My step father, her bio father moved her to Ohio 3 years ago because we confronted him on neglect of her educational and medical needs not being met. He refuses to let any of our family see her or have any contact... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 23, 2021

Ohio definitely.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: What rights do I have for visitation ? shared custody of my grand children?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 20, 2021

Totally depends on your relationship to the parties and the facts of your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Do I have to let my ex take our 1 year old daughter to Tennessee if I'm not comfortable with it?

We have a verbal custody agreement so as to avoid going to court and neither one of us pays the other child support. We agreed on a 50/50 schedule. His set days are Sunday, Monday, Tuesday. Mine are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. We alternate Saturdays. He has blocked my number multiple times when he... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 20, 2021

If the child is endangered by going to TN, then no. If you’re just not comfortable with it, then discuss additional safeguards that would make you comfortable with letting the child go.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: My husband and I have been apart for 11 months. I let him visit kids for 3 days at their grandmothers home in KENTUCKY

Kids & I lived since separating September 2020 in Arkansas

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 14, 2021

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