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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Kentucky on
Q: can i apply for my daughters ssi? she has been diagnosed since birth.

we don't know if she will ever walk. she needs continuous therepy

Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore answered on Dec 4, 2020

If she is still a minor, you can apply for her and collect the benefits to spend on her. If she is an adult, you can still help her apply, but SSA will decide who receives the benefits to pay for her needs. SSA will help you and your daughter get it all figured out.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Can a person be prosecuted in a domestic violence case for burglary and assault for if the witness isn’t showing up ?

My ex kicked in my door which resulted in a minor injury but I do not want to go to court he has threatened to kill me. He was caught at the scene of the crime. Can he still be convicted without my testimony?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 4, 2020

Not unless there are independent witnesses to the event.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: I'm 17 and I want to move out of my dad's and live with my Aunt. Can I do that without his consent?

Would my Aunt get into trouble? could he make me go home even if he knew I was safe?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 3, 2020

You cannot do that without his consent.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I didn’t go to court on my first child support case, neither did the new caretaker of the child.

I received papers in the mail stating that I would be paying $253 monthly on one child, my question is do I now have a bench warrant on me due to not going to family court on my first child support appearance?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 3, 2020

Varies from court to court. Check with the clerks office in the county in which the court is located.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: We both live in Kentucky can a judge use a different states child support guideline for child support bc it is higher?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 2, 2020

No, but they can deviate from the Ky guidelines if warranted by circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I'm paying max child support in KY but lost my job 3 yrs ago & also have lymphoma. How can I change venue or judge?

Court is in Madison Co, Kentucky & I've had 1 attorney that didn't work out so I'm in the process of finding 1 that can beat this corruption. I have cancer and am unable to work right now but I have a supportive family who will do anything to help me see my daughter more,... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 2, 2020

You can get a change of venue or judge, but you can make a motion to reduce your support payment based on a change of circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Can I file felony action, Flagrant Non Support for back child support in state of KY?

I had Court ordered child support- father refused to pay and could not be located for many years. Father located after child emancipated. I am in the process of reopening my child support case to enforce payment of back child support. I am currently awaiting a Judgment on the arrearage.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 30, 2020

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My ex is claiming if we do 50/50 custody, he will not have to pay child support. He makes at least double what I do. Tru

I also cover 100% of our children’s insurance on my work policy, which lessens my take home significantly.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 30, 2020

No. It will be a pro rated amount based on his income and your income.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Kentucky on
Q: My uncle passed away in June. He had no will. I received a check made out to his estate in care of me. What do I do

He resided in a nursing home and his 2 kids however they don’t hve anything to do with him and his daughter has a pending case against her for stealing his money and not paying his rent as well as selling his vehicle. I also informed his son I have received the first check which is not care of me... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 30, 2020

Open an estate and have yourself appointed Administrator so you can handle his affairs.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Timeshare guidelines in KY. Who is parent A and parent B in joint custody cases.
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 30, 2020

Parent a is usually the parent who has the child the most.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Kentucky on
Q: What are residence requirements in KY to be executor of will, successor trustee of trust, financial power of attorney?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 28, 2020

There are no residence requirements but you must designate a service of process agent inside the state if you are a non-resident.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: my bf and I got into an argument & minor injury was caused. My parents forced me to call the police.can I drop charges?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 28, 2020

No. It is now up to the Commonwealth.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Could I move out and go back and live with my biological father if my grandparents have custody over me and I’m 16 abt17

I’m 16 and live with my grandparents they have custody over me I want my dad to have back custody over me cause my grandparents basically treat me like their slave i have to stay home 24/7 and cook for them clean for them, like every 5 mins they yell for me to get a drink for them or cook food... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 27, 2020

Not without going back to Court and getting it approved.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: When a court order violates UCCjEA

Court A already made the initial Custody determination. Court B refuses to give full faith a credit to existing judgement. Retains case from court A for two yrs. Court A is as circuit court. Court B us a district Court. UCCjEA requires communication, full faith and credit and priority to child... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2020

The Circuit Court should retain jurisdiction.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: If I drop my child support can I pick it back up?

My kids dad asked if I could drop child support until her gets caught up if I do that can I pick it back up?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2020

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: My husband was recently arrested for DUI with aggravated D. He complied with the officers and his report even notes that

This is his first offense and doesn’t even have a ticket on his record. His court date isn’t until Jan but we are already enrolled in mandatory classes. How likely would he serve Jail time?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2020

Not likely but could depend on his BAreading and prior record.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Difference between a dvo and a child protective order.

Allegations of child abuse. Mother takes child too hospital. Cps is called and investigates. Mother also filed dvo on father. CPS files no petition with court. Cps declines prosecution. But enter parenting plan. Court orders 1yr dvo. Since dvo and cps are covered under different rules. Is it proper... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2020

Yes. One is not necessary for the other.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Kentucky on
Q: Can I patent a specific type of credit card?
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Nov 23, 2020

Yes, you should be able to do that.

The technology with credit cards has evolved by using raised numbers, then magnetic strips, then chips, so if you come up with yet another advance in technology, you should be able to get a patent on that.

Or if you make a credit card that is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: I need a lawyer to change the name of a House deed and to obtain the release from my mortgage company. It is paid off.

The house was paid off 5/2020 and they have yet to release the deed. The deed however is in my former name and I need to switch the name over to my current married name put my husband's name on the deed as well.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 19, 2020

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Kentucky on
Q: Father died testate - left everything to my mother. Probateable assets are less than $30K so my mother will file AOC-830

Question concerns block 4 of form. Does she need to “apply for probate of his will”? Not sure what this would entail and if there is an advantage or disadvantage to doing this and if this would mean additional expenses? There have been no expenses with the estate as his funeral was prepaid.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 18, 2020

She does not need to apply. The dispense will be sufficient.

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