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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Is it possible to leave home if I’m being caused severe anxiety?

I’m 16 years old and my mom induces severe anxiety and stress every time I’m around her. My parents are divorced and I live with her. She does not listen to me when I try to explain myself to her, and will usually resort to screaming and threatening. She also in the past has psychologically... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 10, 2021

Seek emancipation from the court, which is unlikely. Otherwise, plan to move as soon as you turn 18.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Civil Rights and Construction Law for Kentucky on
Q: Let me rephrase

If my mother doesnt bother asking me to come home can she get me into legal trouble if she lets me move out before im 18??

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 31, 2021

Either you’re there with her permission or you’re not. If you’re there with her permission, you won’t get into trouble. If you’re there without her permission or against her wishes, you could get into trouble. End of story.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I get in trouble?

If my mother allows me to leave and move to a friends house, before i turn 18, and decides she wants me back home and calls me in as a runaway can i get into legal trouble??

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 30, 2021

Yes. You are a runaway.

3 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: I am buying my home under a Land Contract. In 2018 I gave the Seller $41000 down on a home . The Purchase price

$132000. I have not maintained Insurance instead put in a ADT Security that call the fire dept if fire or theft. I have been late on some monthly payments. I have paid a total of $66000 so far. I am disabled. He is pursuing Foreclosure. What can I do??

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Mar 27, 2021

You need to retain an experienced KY mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney. Good luck. THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY WHO IS LICENSED IN YOUR STATE FOR LEGAL ADVICE. This is merely suggestions for you to think about in discussing your situation with the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: If i am 6 months from being 18 can i legally leave without getting in trouble?

Im being neglected, mentally, and psychologically abused by both parents and use to be physically abused by my father, what can i legally do to get away from the situation without getting my brothers removed from the home as they are not getting the same treatment? Can i leave without them being... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 23, 2021

No. Report the allegations to cps.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: is barillo pad and a butane lighter probable cause to search

officers were told they could not search without warrant so they claimed they seen a barillo pad and a butane lighter is that probable cause, which was not barillo pad it was stuffing out of my pillow?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 17, 2021

Many more facts are necessary to properly answer your question but on its face, doesn’t sound like probable cause.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: What do I have to do when a cop asked me for my ID and when do I have to provide it in the state of Kentucky What law
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. You should provide the I’d to the officer when requested but that is all you have to do or say.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: In Ky when you give up Parental rights

Gave up rights 7/19/2019 and the judge said no other child support obligations from then and now on but the other parties Lawyer is trying to say I should have to pay child support until the order was entered 10/7/2019. What is correct?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 6, 2021

If you didn’t negotiate all arrearages into your agreement to terminate, you like owe through 10/19.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police pull you over for unconfirmed insurance? I was recently arrested for driving on suspended

Fleeing and evading and resisting arrest because of a traffic stop at 4 in the morning based solely on unconfirmed insurance

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 14, 2021

Fleeing and evading is sufficient probable cause for you to be pulled over.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: So, I was driving without a license and my grandfather was in the hospital but ...

But my neighbor didn’t have a vehicle either. And someone hit me but I got the blame cause not having my license. I have an upcoming court date in March and I never been in trouble or had anything on my record at all. I don’t know what to do at my court date. I could plead guilty to not having... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 14, 2021

Hire a lawyer and let them handle it for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: I was made to do probation (recently completed) after accepting time served(their mistake). Can I get my fees back?

I done 3 years in prison, won appeal, original crime i accepted 3 years probated. Making it time served. They were supposed to have counted every day served but didn't. After serving the probation I realized I shouldn't have had to do, can I get my fees back and be compensated for serving... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 29, 2020

No.

2 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can I collect on a civil suit that was awarded to me for being injured at work that was never paid?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 24, 2020

Find a lawyer to enforce the judgment and execute on the employer. If they are still in business, they have assets.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Can a private business enforce its policies or governor executive orders and violate civil rights?

Attempted entering a retail store for groceries. Employee stopped me at door stating mask must be above nose to patronize business. After speaking with manager, I was given a shield instead. Upon leaving, the employee said they have the right as a private business to enforce corporate policy on... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 24, 2020

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Collections for Kentucky on
Q: Hello, I'm looking for any and all case files for William Mathis VS MTC, 1 LTD, a civil suit won for the defense.

The judgement was never paid.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 24, 2020

Check pacer.gov

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Family Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How easy is stepparent adoption if the bio-dad didn't sign the birth certificate?

How easy is stepparent adoption if the bio-dad didn't sign the birth certificate?

My ex didn't sign my son's birth certificate. And he hasn't been in his life for over 5 years. He never signed anything that announced him as his father. My husband is the only dad he knows... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 16, 2020

You can file a petition for adoption or a petition for name change. Natural father must be served. If served and objects, court decides. If served and doesn’t object or defaults, you most surely win.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police force me an my family to leave our house for them to wait on a search it?

They forced us to leave our house before they got a warrant of any kind so that they could search my house. How can they force me to leave my property so they can go thru it they told me that if I stayed I would most definitely go to jail

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 3, 2020

You need to hire a criminal defense attorney immediately to review the facts.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police pull me out of my house an search me if they have a Anonymous tip that someone else (who isn’t me) is in

They knocked on the door and when I answered it they pulled me out an put me on the wall an searched me entered my house saying they got a Anonymous tip that someone else who was on the run was in my house an then latter on(3 hours) got a search warrant for something totally different because they... Read more »

Brent Cox
Brent Cox answered on Nov 2, 2020

You need to hire a quality attorney and go through these facts with him or her. You may have a suppression claim. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: The police took my wife’s registered firearm and $123 she just got off the ATM because it was beside paraphernalia Is th

Afterwords they then got a search warrant at 2:41 AM and forcibly made me leave our property while they searched they told me that if I stayed I would go to jail. They was originally here looking for somebody else upon a anonymous tip

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 30, 2020

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