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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: So when a family loses a loved one & police/coroner rule the death accidental but it was 1st degree murder. What to do?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 1, 2020

Involve a private investigator and victims rights groups and try to prove otherwise.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter and her ex boyfriend have a child together.

They have joint custody and she lives with him and his new wife. They have a custody agreement filed in court with visitations spelled out. He isn't adhering to the visitations and she spends time with her mother once every month and a half for 2 days. Now I find out that he is threatening my... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 23, 2020

Yes. They are public record. Hire a family attorney and make a motion to hold him in contempt of court.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: What kind of lawyer should I contact?

A friend of mine stole some things from me and accused me of the police. I explained to them what really happened and I reported her for stealing my stuff which has a total value of 600 dollars and she also owes me another 60. A police officer told me to press charges against her for defamation and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 18, 2020

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. There are lawyers who handle defamation matters. It doesn't involve pressing charges; it's a civil law cause of action for damage to one's reputation. But keep in mind that defamation cases are not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Accepted a no restitution plea deal, but at sentencing the judge changed it. Is that allowed

Dui/ passenger injured. Accepted a 2nd degree assault but misdemeanor dui.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 1, 2020

Yes. The judge has the authority to add any conditions he deems appropriate.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Where do I file for small claims court?

Freedom Mortgage Company failed to pay my property taxes last year even though I have VA loan and escrow. Amount goes up monthly and they are ignoring my requests for resolution. They have an office in Lexington, Ky. I live in Oak Grove, Ky. Do I file at the nearest court to Lexington or can I file... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 16, 2020

You cannot file that in small claims. You must file in circuit court, preferably In the county in which you reside.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Ex-roommate decided against my will that we would break our lease early and is now requesting I pay half of fees

I have paid the lease breaking fees ($2,000) and it’s been months but now they are contacting me threatening to take me to small claims court over some sort of damage fees that I was unaware of. Seeing as I had no part in the decision to break the lease and my ex-roommate is the primary on the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 24, 2020

You and the roommate are jointly and severally liable for damages under the lease, although the damages should have been identified in a walk through when the apartment was vacated.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: What is the law with a person that has emotional support animal. The person says they was kicked out 3 times but on the

On the 3 time they left and left dog with me. The person says to keep dog until she gets a place. 7 months later I get a text saying give animal back. I assume it would 2 to 3 months for her to find a place. Was staying hotels and above a bar

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 6, 2020

They have abandoned the dog and the dog belongs to you unless you agreed to keep her until she found a place.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: I'm about to have to go to court for my dad's estate when he passed away he didn't have a will besides me as his heir

He also has a wife which is also his heir what legal rights do I have to get what I want from his estate? she has already hired a lawyer and I haven't

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 29, 2020

Wife gets 1/2 of husbands realty and property. If you’re the only other heir, you will receive the other 1/2.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: I have been in jail for 75 days waiting to get indicted is there a new law ?

This new law started this week RCr5.22 and RCr5.23

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 26, 2020

Have your lawyer file a motion for release for failure to indict within 60 days.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Buying a gun and then moving to another state

I’m currently 18 years old and living in Kentucky. I’ll be moving to Florida some time this summer. In Florida, you have to be 21 to buy a handgun but in Kentucky you only have to be 18. Can I buy a handgun here in Kentucky and still be able to possess and shoot it when I move to Florida and... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 18, 2020

Florida has reciprocity with KY for ccdw licenses, so if you buy a gun in Kentucky and obtain a KY ccdw license, you should be fine in Florida.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: i cant pay towbill. can i get my personables and tag from the truck

the truck is clean with no liens by the sheriff. i am disabled and cant pay the 500 to get it out.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 8, 2020

Probably. Call the sheriffs office and request access to the vehicle to retrieve your personal property.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: I live in the state of Kentucky where I own a business. I have had $1,400 stolen from me by the financial app venmo

Venmo is a popular app that is used to process financial transactions so that people can easily access funds online. Venmos reputation is littered with hundreds upon thousands of complaints about they're misleading policies and theft of funds for no reason. Venmo has stolen $1,400 from me that... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 29, 2020

Contact an attorney immediately and look into filing suit against Venmo.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is it legal for a business to deny calling 911 when me as a customer has been violently threatened in their parking lot

A lady came barreling down the parking lot and i was taken back by it and asked her to watch her speed she then attempts to run me over with her car ... I then proceed back into kroger to ask store manager to call police enforcements and he without hesitation stated that he would not do so

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 8, 2020

Yes. It is legal but you can always call the police directly.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Idk what to do!??

Me, my brother, his GF & her brother went to get her clothes that one of her ex-friends wouldn't give back. We thought maybe they would be thrown out or something but nothing like what took place. I was driving & carry a pistol on my hip when we get there she knocks on the door &... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 6, 2020

Copy his FB posts and report to the local authorities.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: If two people are making a restitution agreement, can it include a no contact clause?

Person A is paying for a non felony amount for minor vandalism against an ex. The police officer is going to ask for a no contact agreement as well.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 23, 2020

Yes. It can.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can a sheriff get fired in ky ? Who do u report it to ? Why hasn't the corrupted county officals done had him fired
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 17, 2020

The County Judge Executive would have to fire him.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: I bought a home through realtor. The sellers sold a piece of land separate. Come to find out my septic field is on it..

The sellers sold land separate, as my loan would not cover the cost of the separate lot too. We had a septic company come to pump tank and its on the other property. The sellers claim they didn't know.. What do I do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 14, 2019

You will have to sue the sellers for the damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Construction Law for Kentucky on
Q: What type of lawyer do I need to sue for a manufacture issue for a mobile home?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 12, 2019

Products Liability.

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