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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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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: My long distance girlfriend is in a home of drugs and very toxic parents how can I help her other relatives wontstep.up

In the state of alabama

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 24, 2021

Hire an attorney to represent her in Kentucky.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: What do you do if the mother of your child is withholding your child from you with nothing in place?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 7, 2021

File a custody action to establish parenting time.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I lost custody of my 2 boys and my parents have had them. I went and completed 1 year long rehab.

What steps do I need to take to get visitation and leading into custody back. I have a job and a house doing great and they are ready. I’m in Kentucky. My mom is afraid to let them go anywhere with me because of social services like she doesn’t know if they are able to with her permission

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2021

File a motion for visitation with the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Can I legally ask someone to get a drug test before seeing their kids. I f they were on drugs before.
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2021

Yes, you can ask but it is ultimately up to the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: I have been married 17 years. I live at Fedscreek, KY so how long and how much would a divorce cost. We are 39 years old

We also have 3 kids and we all live with his mom. We have a double wide and we're fixing it up to live up there together but he doesn't want to leave his mom and be a man and pay bills so he won't even fix the water or bathroom up there. It's not livable where we are renovating... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

Impossible to say cost. Could be $1,000, could be 25,000. Depends on the amount of time necessary to get it resolved.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I just recently got 50/50 custody of daughter with no child support. My ex will not comply with the custody schedule

What do I do if she won’t follow the court order or our custody schedule?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

File a motion to hold her in contempt.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Mother told me child wasnt mine.her then husband was and had dna done. Years later told me she lied. I want dna done

Mothers grandmother got custody of daughter during the time I had no clue I was her dad. Do I have a chance at getting custody of her once paternity is established?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 16, 2021

Yes. You’ll need to file a paternity/custody complaint to get started.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My children's father and I have joint custody. He refuses to see them or even talk to them. What can I do
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 5, 2021

Why would you do anything? If he continues not to see them, you are setting yourself up for possible sole custody in the future.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: My son is 15 and he wants to live with me. I found out today that his dad lied about custody

My son is 15 and he wants to live with me. I found out today that his dad lied about having custody that only child support was put into play. He says when I can see him and when I cant. He move him to Missouri from Kentucky 2 years ago. This year I got him for a month. Can I refuse to let him get... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 2, 2021

No. You should not withhold him. Hire a lawyer in Kentucky, file a motion for equal parenting time and establish a schedule through the courts.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: My son was adopted at a young age.Now hes turning 17 and wants to see me and talk to me but adopted parents say no.

Ive sent msg and tried to keep in contact all these years. He also wants to meet his 5yr old brother who i have...is there anything we can do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 24, 2021

Not until you turn 18. After that, you can freely contact them and communicate with them!

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Corporal punishment

I read that ky is one a few states that allowed corporal punishment in the home. So my question is if that is true than why does CPS make is seem like it's an issue for a parent to reasonably discipline their child

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 21, 2021

Despite the law, the courts snd CPS do not sanction corporal punishment for any reason.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a daughter who just turned 3 months old, I’m saving to get full custody, what do it need to help with the case
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 21, 2021

Keep a journal of when you have her and when the father has or sees her. Note any snd all occurrences in the journal as they happen so you’ll have an accurate record for the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: What to do if venue is not properly transfered

The court where venue is proper did not properly transfer venue according to the the statue and civil rule. Civil rules and Statue require a motion to change/transfer venue to be timely filed. The adverse county is attempting to proceed with the case before it. What step should I take to halt or... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 16, 2021

File a motion for Prohibition (of Transfer of Venue) with the Court of Appeals.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: In Kentucky Can mother sign over half of custody if leaving state to get sober to father if she’s returning later time

Mother is leaving state to get clean or leave period, not sure which she’ll end up going with, but can she sign her half of joint custody to father regardless of what she chooses to eventually do once out of rehab

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 8, 2021

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: During a separation can I stay in a hotel with my children to avoid conflict at home?

I have not signed papers yet my husband just says he filed for divorce

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 3, 2021

Yes. You can stay anywhere you like.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I have de facto guardianship of a seven year old, can the bio father sign custody over to his mom?

the father has full temporary custody, I get visits ever other weekend, the child's father is on his way back to prison so he want's to sign custody over to his mother to prevent me from taking the child, the child's mother has felony warrants out for her arrest also.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 2, 2021

File a custody petition against both parents and gain full custody of the child.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: What exactly are my right as a mother when my children are in foster care?

It's been going on two years since I have been able to see my children. I feel like me and my children have been done wrong from the start when it comes to the entire case. I was refused any worker I was refused a transfer in my case. My children were removed from me because they said I was... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 29, 2021

You should hire a lawyer to defend you in the termination action. There are far too many possibilities and variables that are involved to cover here, but if you voluntarily terminate your rights, you will likely lose them forever.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Wife arrested for failure to comply to a court order visitation, but she did not refuse. The father did not show up.help

Can not get any questions answered, was told the father was supposed to contact his lawyer & tell them about why he did not show up, but somehow my wife ended up with a warrant.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 29, 2021

Hire a lawyer and have them contact the court to advise of the misunderstanding.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: How do we get a family lawyer to help us?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 29, 2021

Research the best family lawyers online via their reviews, ratings and experience and then select two or three to call and discuss your case.

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