Kentucky Family Law Questions & Answers

Q: Can petitioner get into trouble for breaking TPO?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes. You can. Hopefully you will not, but it is a violation of the EPO.

Q: How much time would he get or would he get no time and if he dose get time will he get a bond

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Answered on May 17, 2019
Gary Kollin's answer
Perhaps if you wrote in single sentences starting with a capital letter and ending with a period instead of a run-on sentence, you inquiry could be accurately understood.

You also do not state what crime he is accused of.

Q: I've had hearing for De facto and awaiting a verdict,can anyone else file for custody while im waiting

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on May 14, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes, they can file, but they are not going to get s hearing before your de facto custody determination is made.

Q: How long after a dvo is issued do you get to take the dvo class?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 28, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
They usually give you 2-3 months to complete the program.

Q: Is my ex violating the visitation order and how should I handle it?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 27, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Looks like a cleR violation if the court order. File a motion for contempt in the divorce court.

Q: If my uncle and his wife decide to sign custody of their child over to me what paper work and steps need to be taken?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 27, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Best course would be to file a custody sction against them and then everyone enter an agreed order awarding you custody.

Q: My x husband has custody of our children. They may be going into foster care. I need to know what's going on.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 23, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You should consult a competent family practitioner who can examine the files and get you a status so you know how to proceed.

Q: I have a three week old daughter and me and her father are separated and he has asked to take her

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You need to establish his paternity and set up a parenting schedule before he gets to take her. At this point, he’s not legally the father.

Q: My brother is 43 yrs old has a ankle bracelet on now our mom has to come in from ga to stay with he is out of control

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Don’t let him do HIP at your house. They’ll take him back to jail where your mother and his kids are safe from him. You can’t get him any mental help unless and until he wants it.

Q: My daughter was born back in 2009. Could I still have a case?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 31, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Highly unlikely after all this time. Statute of limitations has probably long expired but you should contact a personal injury attorney just to be sure.

Q: Do I have a legal right to access a closed case about me that occurred when I was a minor?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 28, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes, but you will probably need a judges order.

Q: How to get guardianship of niece and nephew?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 23, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
The temporary custody has already been granted. It will likely remain with her, although you and she could go to probate court to establish the guardianship for the children.

Q: With power of attorney for a minor, is there any way to make that last a year?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You can make it last whatever duration you desire up until the child turns 18. Just include it in the power of attorney the patent signs for you.

Q: I have a 2 month old and her fathers name is not on her birth certificate. He’s hardly involved. What are his rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
None unless or until his paternity is established.

Q: What are my rights and what steps do I need to take to approach this fragile situation at hand logically?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 16, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Make s motion to modify the agreement and for the court to appoint a therapist to address the Patental Alienation Syndrome.

Q: Just want to pay child support but can't figure out what I would pay. Ready to end the misery.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 16, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
KRS 403.211 sets out the child support guidelines based on income. You can get a fairly good idea what to pay and then walk away from that poisonous situation.

Q: Me and my ex are getting a divorce, I am the mother he is filing for sole custody with me having no rights to them.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 16, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Contact Legal Aid or your local bar association. They can help you fino a pro bono or reduced fee attorney.

Q: If there’s a joint will And one spouse dies Can the other spouse change the will or sell what was left to someone

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 10, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
It depends on the will joint will reads. You should consult a probate and estate planning attorney who can review it and tell you how to proceed.

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