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2 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Support and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I recently found out while I was at prison my 2 children was adopted, do i owe current support in ky
Matt Schalk
Matt Schalk answered on Jan 17, 2020

I believe you would only be responsible for arrearages in child support up to the point of adoption. However, you need to contact a family law attorney for verification of that.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: mother died she had a will leaving everything to her children...my step siblings decide that wasn't fair and

renounced will for my stepdad who has dementia..now they want money from me and my siblings that we don't have

i should say that my mother and stepdad both had their own money and property before marriage. i understand he gets all stuff that was in both names, but why should he get part of... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

He has that right under the Kentucky statutes because they were still married. Unfortunate and inequitable.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Kentucky on
Q: Accused of using someones EBT card

I am being accused of using someones EBT card. I got a text from who I thought was my grandmother, of the EBT card number. I bought groceries with it and manually typed it in while looking at my phone. I am on camera doing this. I was unaware it was someone elses card. Now, my case was sent to the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

Hire a lawyer. Be prepared to repay the $83. You will not likely go to jail. Case will probably be diverted and dismissed if you don’t get in anymore trouble.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Verbal contract.

I have a verbal contract with a friend. concerning a car over $500. I have paid close to 7000 for this vehicle already. she wants to take possession of this car bc I cannot get financing til june of this year for a bankruptcy. if I give her the car back can I sue her for the money I paid on this... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Consumer Law for Kentucky on
Q: I would like to publish a certain type of ad for my website, but I want to know if it falls under false advertisement.

I sell magnetic therapy bracelets online. They are not proven to have any benefits with studies, but I want to run an ad that has a picture of a bracelet and also a before/after of a woman who lost weight. Does this fall under false advertisement and can I get sued.

Nowhere in my website or... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

If you are going to run the ad, you should put the disclaimer on the ad that you set out above. That should protect you from any claims of fraud.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I currently have equal joint custody but if I get primary custody of my child do I pay child support?

And what are the chances of going from equal joint custody to primary custody as a father? I live in Kentucky and my child’s mother lives in Minnesota so I only see her for the summer and holidays but she refuses to let my daughter live with me and my current wife. I have proof by voice message... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

If the child has lived in Minnesota for more than six months, the custody action will have to be litigated in Minnesota pursuant you the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act. As for the support of you are successful, whether you pay will be determined by who earns the most money.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Estate Planning and Land Use & Zoning for Kentucky on
Q: I would like to start an Airbnb on my grandmas property in Frankfort KY. I have called division of planning and zoning

For a license she said that county doesn’t approve those yet but multiple people have Airbnb’s there they just “look the other way.” So my question is from a legal standpoint what documents and insurance would I need at this point and how do taxes work for this situation so I won’t get in... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

Evidence of ownership, proof of insurance and a tax I’d number both federal and state.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I was court ordered while incarcerated to support a child who is not mine. I was unmarried and name still not on birth

How can kentucky enforce support on me while I was incarcerated when we were not married and there was no paternity test or acknowledgment of paternity signed? My name is still not on birth cert. The child is not mine, she just gave him my last name

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

You should hire a competent family court practitioner and have them evaluate this immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If you sign paper work saying you wish not to get back child support and change ur mind how does that work
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

Depends on whether you received any benefit in exchange for signing the paper. If you did, may be hard to collect. If you did not, then you can rescind it.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I have sole custody if I die do my children go to their father or can I chose in a will?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 15, 2020

Father if he pursues it.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Got pulled over and my insurance had expired, but now have new insurance. What should I expect?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 13, 2020

Fine and conditionally discharged time on a plea of guilty to no insurance.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Kentucky on
Q: My wife is a US Citizen, sponsoring me. she has 3 kids, all US Citizens and adult. Do I list them on I-485 as stepkids?

Page 8, Part 6 of the I-485 asks to indicate the total number of all living children, which includes stepchildren … my wife, who is my sponsor, has 3 adult children from previous marriages. Technically, they are my Stepchildren, but they are already US Citizens by birth. How do I proceed with this?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Jan 13, 2020

Consider working with an attorney so your application will be processed correctly. Long delays or outright denials occur when lay persons attempt to handle the case on their own.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: can i legally bill animal control for my time ?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 12, 2020

No.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: My friend has to go to court this is his 1st time they have see him but he had a cdw he has been seeing and now he is

Getting charged with disorderly conduct and theft and want to know what a re they gonna do in court

Matt Schalk
Matt Schalk answered on Jan 11, 2020

I assume your friend as a juvenile. He needs to contact an attorney who handles criminal law.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: I am in Oregon. My daughter is 17, in Kentucky. She is a status offender, CPS is involved for abuse inquiry.

For a couple of years my daughter has been in and out of trouble at school and home (promiscuity, unruly behavior, possible drug use, sneaking out.) In November, she was diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety, and PTSD and prescribed prozac, which she has since run out of and it has not been... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 10, 2020

You should file a motion for change of custody in the county in which she resides in Kentucky. They would certainly let her live with you prior to placing her with DJJJ.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Kentucky on
Q: Does my employer have to pay me my hourly rate for the time that I spend at the doctor? For the work-related injury
Brandon Voelker
Brandon Voelker answered on Jan 10, 2020

Unfortunately no, you can submit for mileage reimbursement for your travel.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Can he press parental alienation against me?

I want to move out of state with our 3 children prior to a divorce and have told him he has all rights to see his children. He wants to charge me with parental alienation even though I am more than willing to drive the children all the way to him. Can he keep me from moving where I want to within... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 9, 2020

No. He cannot.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I be violated on probation under the circumstances I explained
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 8, 2020

Yes.

5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My wife was in an auto accident the person at fault provided police with false documentation and was uninsured

Insurance agencies said there was nothing they could do what do we do now

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 8, 2020

You might be able to make a claim with your own insurance company and hire a personal injury attorney to assist you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Need help with child support case

Back child support

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 8, 2020

Contact a local family attorney to review your case and help you proceed.

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