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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is my legal right to put someone out of my house who I said could stay here until she found a job ,, well she

Found a job but refuses to leave. She done this the last place she lived . She is also on probation for violating a epo twice against her ex husband. She is 54 yrs old and stays in trouble. She also lives from pillar to post. I would like to do this without the police involved because she is... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 18, 2021

Safest course is to give her written notice to vacate…..then file an eviction.

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 Real Estate Law, Family Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Kentucky on
Q: What are my rights in an estate settlement if my parent chooses not to have a written will and I have a brother?

I "exclusively in my name" own my own doublewide home that is currently located on the land my parents own. My home is located on a lot of land directly adjacent to my deceased fathers garage "roughly 4 feet away wall to wall", whereas my mother lives in her home on the opposite... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 15, 2021

You each get 1/2 under the Kentucky intestacy statutes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
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.

3 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Family Law and Immigration Law for Kentucky on
Q: What can we do if the father of an unborn child does not want to acknowledge the baby?

My friend is pregnant and is a resident of Japan. The father of the baby was in the US Navy and was stationed in Japan but recently got out of the military and is now back in his hometown (Glasgow, Kentucky). He refuses to acknowledge the baby and has since blocked my friend (and her friends) in... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Oct 13, 2021

Yes. He can be sued for support. By proving paternity the child may also have a claim to United States citizenship.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a sentencing date for child support owed. I have a question regarding that

I am to pay 2500 by October 15th, but can only come up with 1000.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 5, 2021

You’d probably better prepare yourself for some jail time.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Hello I pay child support for five children after they take out my child support payment I barely have enough money to

Buy food! I can’t even live after they take out I have 128 dollars left is there anything I can do to get my payment lowered?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 3, 2021

Highly unlikely.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
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 for Kentucky on
Q: I was originally deemed supervised visits with my 9yr old autistic child for an accident bruised eye....

Then judge released it. Then cps re-enstated supervised. IS THAT LEGAL IN KY!?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 1, 2021

You need to add more information for a ptopercanswer. is what legal?

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.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Can my husband lock me out the day after I leave because he scared me so bad I fear for my life? I have 2 small kids

I have gave him 5000 cash towards 1000 to get my name on the deed. I bought paint flooring insulation paneling back splash and a new toilet plus did half the work fixing and installing everything

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Sep 25, 2021

No. If a spouse in KY threatens their spouse with imminent harm such that the spouse if forced to leave their home for their safety, that spouse may seek a protective order and possibly regain access to the marital home that way. If granted, it would restrain the abusive spouse from coming near.... Read more »

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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 Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Why can a grandparent or Aunt or Uncle to the minor's involved be allowed to be our supervision but a 18 year old

Sibling not be approved yet was allowed to move back in the home. And the supervision is within sight or sound of grandparent from 6a.m. to whenever the baby goes to sleep and allowed to come up in the middle of the night to help with the baby the other minor's involved are 17 years old and 15... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 20, 2021

Who can supervise ids determined by the Court.

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 for Kentucky on
Q: My next question would will we have to contact the father to be able to do it
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 20, 2021

You would have to at least attempt to give him notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: So since it been almost 2 years I can file for child abandonment and how much would it cost
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 20, 2021

Probably $2,500 to $3,500.

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 for Kentucky on
Q: The father of my child has not contacted me or anything & my child is Almost two

that’s wondered If I can file for child Abandonment

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 16, 2021

Two? Days? No. Weeks? No. Months? No. Years? Yes.

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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