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

Q: How long does Power of Attorney for Minor Children last in the state of Kentucky?

When I married my wife she has 2 kids and the father doesn't have anything to do with them or wants them. But we believe he wont sign over his rights. I just want to be able to have the school tell me information regarding them and be able to get them medical care. Was just wondering if there was a... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 18, 2019

Your wife can give you Power of Attorney to do everything you want to do.

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

Q: If you give someone power of attorney dose it have to hold up in court?

Standard (POA) Paper was made at the McCreary county,KY court house But Judge said "Doesn't mean anything"

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

If you have someone a power of attorney and it was executed properly, it will stand up in court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Kentucky on

Q: Daughter has an EPO on husband.Court date Thursday his family is threatening criminal charges in FBposts Intimidation?

Daughters husband n family wouldnt let her leave w/ child husband assaluted her family ganged up on her I split them up family member hit a table. She Attempted to get EPO on my daughter. It was denied. It says she can file criminal charges. They made a comment on my page that we would be doing 2... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

Go to county attorney And seek warrant for intimidating a witness.

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

Q: My son father is not letting me speak to my son?

My sons father is not letting me speak to my son when I want to speak to him. He keeps saying I will arrange a time for you to speak to him. I should be able to speak to my son at anytime I want to. He ground him from his phone. The father shuts it off so I can not contact him when I need too. What... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

Make a motion to hold him in contempt for interfering with your visitation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on

Q: How do we go about getting it back

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

You’ll have to file a motion for its return in the open case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on

Q: My son is sitting in jail and has been for over 1 year. His charges were sexual abuse and something else, but CPS took

His children put them in foster care for the last 8 months. His public defender told him to pleaded guilty because his jury would be 12 old white men who don’t like people touching kids. Today he received a letter from a judge in Frankfort KY saying there’s no substantiating evidence and all... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

He needs to have a lawyer review his case and see what can be done. The cps case and the sexual abuse case do not necessarily go hand in hand.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on

Q: No there was no warrant involved in trafficking class d case when phone came up missing

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

They must have a search warrant to seize your phone!

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on

Q: Visitation during summer?

How does visitation work during the summer when the father of child just only lives an hour away? Does he still get so many weeks during the summer or what can I do? My sons father as also blocked me from him his phone and has as token my sons phone. He is taking it on my son. My son had to meet... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

Summer visitation is dictated by the parties agreement. It can always be modified on a motion by either party.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on

Q: Is it legal for the constable that arrests you on trafficking charges to take your phone without your permission

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

Depends on whether he has a search warrant or not.

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

Q: if a father keeps a job for 90 days in Kentucky is it the law that he has to carry insurance on the child?

He normally doesn’t keep a job for too long that’s why I have put him on my insurance.

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

No. Unless specified otherwise in the case, each parent is responsible for the insurance if reasonably available.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on

Q: I gave my mom custody of my daughter there were no social workers involved or any courts how do i get her back

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

Depends on what kind of documents you used to give her custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on

Q: What is state law on back child support after being notified of a child after the age of 4

My brother-in-law was notified of a child that possibly was his after the age of 4 it was ordered to pay child support and back child support from the time the child was born is there a statue of limitation in the state of Kentucky how far back they can go and charge you back child support he... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

The petition must’ve been filed before the age of 4 in order to collect back support. Otherwise, it runs from the filing of the petition.

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

Q: Dose a social worker from DCBS have to tell you everything that's happening with your case by law in McCreary county, KY

Dose DCBS worker by law have to tell you about all changes? Decisions made?

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

No. They are supposed to keep you informed, but good luck with that.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on

Q: My neighbors pit bull viciously attacked my little chiwawa resulting in a $984 vet bill. Is she liable to help pay

It also attacked one of my other little dogs a few days prior and she came over and apologized to me and said she has to watch her little dog because it tries to get it

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 15, 2019

She is liable for it all unless your dog was running loose.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Kentucky on

Q: I have a question about becoming administrator of an estate

my biological mom passed recently and there was no will left. where I was adopted out of foster care I am wondering if the court won't grant me power of estate. Its just me amd my half-sister and she is a minor. nobody is contesting it. should I bring any documents like my original birth... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 14, 2019

If her rights to you were terminated, you no longer have the right to inherit from her. If they were not terminated, then you can petition the Court to be appointed administratrix of her estate.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on

Q: I was trying not to miss an exit in pikeville Ky and cut through the white lines right in front of a cop.

I was trying not to miss an exit in pikeville Ky and cut through the white lines right in front of a cop. He pulled me over and cited me with careless driving with a court date and no way to pay my ticket until court. The problem is I received a speeding ticket going 80 in a 70 near Lexington... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 13, 2019

You need to hire a lawyer in each town to handle each ticket. They can minimize the effect on your license.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on

Q: Is it legal for a constable to post pictures of the home and road name on Facebook of someone they just arrested on

On trafficking under 2 grams of meth. Charge

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 13, 2019

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Kentucky on

Q: How can a will be protested by myself and my 2 brothers? What type of attorney would I get

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 13, 2019

You would need a civil attorney who handles will contests.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on

Q: Does filing for child support change a custody agreement?

My sons father and I have come up with a custody agreement outside of the court system. If I decide to file for child support will that change the agreement we have? Will he be getting our son more days?

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 12, 2019

No. Filing for child support does not change the agreement.

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

Q: At what age can a child say he does not want to visit the other parent?

My son is really disliking having to go to his fathers every other weekend and 1 month during the summer. His father does not do anything with him. And my son does not like his new wife. She has been getting smart with my son and tell him if he does not eat he will get in trouble and just does... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 10, 2019

There is no magic age. The judge will listen to the child but the ultimate decision always remains with the judge.

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