Kentucky Questions & Answers

Q: Hi I'm 18 and I want to move out of parents n in with aunt and uncle and cousin mom says no can I do this by laws in ky.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
No. You cannot without your parents permission unless you are emancipated in a court of law.

Q: Is it possible to get sole custody with no visitation rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
It is possible but certainly not a sure thing. You can probably defeat the presumed 50/50 parenting time with the issues you raised, but the court may want to take a crack at supervised visitation before it goes to the extreme with no visitation.

Q: In Kentucky can I legally put a smart WiFi camera in my kitchen without anyone in my home knowing ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
No. You can record a conversation without someone knowing as long as you are a party to it but you cannot record surreptitiously without other parties consent.

Q: Can a police officer enter my yard at my home through a shut gate when yard is enclosed by fence without warrant?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
He can enter and approach the house, but he cannot search without permission or s warrant.

Q: Who gets what when second wife has prenup and opposes will?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Depends on the terms of the will as well as whether a will contest has been filed.

Q: How do you fill out an EPO on behalf of the children to make sure it’s granted?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You simply list it on behalf of the children and set out facts in the affidavit of hoe and why the children are in danger and need protection.

Q: I live in MI amd my dad just passed away in KY with no will. What are my legal obligations as far his debt/personal prop

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You do not have any legal obligations and you cannot be held to pay any of his debt. Girlfriend would need her own attorney to try and establish possession.

Q: is there any instance in which the term for a diversion program for class d felony could be shortened?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
It is possible, but only with the assent of the prosecution and approval of the court.

Q: Problem with administrator ( also a benifecary) not communicating with the only other equal benifecary, its been 15month

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You can hire an attorney and bring it before the Court to determine value and sale.

Q: Administrator of estate without a will, also equal benifecary, wants to buy the real estate ( which is main asset)

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
The administrator can’t sell the property without permission of the probate court. The court will require a full accounting.

Q: Me and my husband are divorcing. now he refuses to give our kids back and hes very abusive? what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Call CPS. File the divorce. Seek temporary possession from the divorce court.

Q: My neighbor has a pitbull & it just attacked my dog for the second time. What are the laws in Kentucky?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Dog owners in Kentucky have strict liability for their animals. The other owner is liable for payment forthe injuries and treatment to your dog.

Q: Was pulled over with a quarter ounce of weed and a quarter ounce of MDMA back in June.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
All depends. Don’t convict yourself before you start. The court will appoint you a public defender if you cannot afford counsel.

Q: Can my girlfriend's parents keep us apart when she's having a kid and I'm the father?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You can have your parents file a petition for you for custody when the child is born and set up a visitation schedule between you and the child but they can prevent you from seeing their daughter.

Q: Closed on a home and some of the repairs were not completed from the addendum. Who is responsible for fixing issues?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Vincent Gallo's answer
If the contract called for repairs to be done, why did you close and tender your purchase proceeds to the seller before the seller properly completed all of the repairs?

Q: Can you ask that grandparents be excluded and dismissed if they are manipulating custody orders??

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If you can prove grandparents are manipulating the orders, you can probably prevail.

Q: Grandparents alienating situation

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You can’t really bar the grandparents from communicating with the son but you can show they are manipulating him to pursue custody for their agenda, not his. Custody visitation and child support are always modifiable so you need to be able to show that equal time is NOT in the best interests of the child.

Q: I'm turning 16 in a few days and want to get emancipated. Would I be able to?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Possibly. You should contact legal aid or the local bar association in your area to find an attorney to help you seek emancipation.

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