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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: We have to screen for our CPS case but due to health issues having trouble making it to screen in the three hour time

Frame that is for people that don't have a job and asked if could possibly be allowed to have the nine and half hour time frame that people with jobs have

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 20, 2022

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Can someone's disability income be considered as there job in a CPS case
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 20, 2022

Depends on the purpose for which it is to be used.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If due to health issues and due to conflict of interest over screening facility being related to person screening

Because of the two having issues with each other get approved for a request to be transferred to another facility to test which ended up being in another county place but due to a vehicle breakdown how can you get transferred back supposedly that's the only facility that can be tested at to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 19, 2022

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is CPS allowed to tell your children and their guardian anything about the case if they were told not to tell them

Anything at all. And cause my son to be worried

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 19, 2022

Theoretically, no, but whatever they said is likely not actionable.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: How can I get my pending custody case transferred if I haven't hired an attorney yet?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 11, 2022

You most likely cannot get it transferred, with or without a lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: My neph is 17 his girlfriend is preg she called an abortion clinic but he wants to keep the unborn child what can he do

She is ignoring his opinions and his feelings she has already set up an appointment with the clinic they are both minors. What can he do to protect the unborn child

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 29, 2021

Not much, really. I suppose you could file an action but generally that sort of thing is largely in the discretion of the mother. Not saying that’s right but merely saying that’s how it usually is.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How to prove harassment?

How can I prove to Kenton county court in KY that my ex husband is mentality harassing me and its effecting the children?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 26, 2021

You’ll need a psychologist or a psychiatrist to review the case and give expert testimony.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I have custody of a 17 year old grandson. He has been in court several times for drugs and on probation.

He has just recently returned home from doing 30 days in juvenile detention. He won’t do anything I ask him to do and keeps taking off and staying gone for long periods of time. Even all night. No idea where he is except for where he says he is. What can I do??

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 13, 2021

File a beyond control petition in juvenile court

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: What should I do I have tried to keep my social worker involved in my CPS case but have been to no avail in getting a

A response in a timely manner even reached out and tried to get a hold of her through a third party and have been unsuccessful

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 12, 2021

Go directly to her supervisor and work your way up the chain.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is CPS allowed to come to your house when your not there and even though stayed on the porch be allowed to talk to

Your teenage children without an adult present.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 12, 2021

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: What is the krs law which explains cps recognizes live stream video as supervised visitation within sight and sound

If CPS doesn't respond to my email or text regarding live stream how can I make sure that we won't be penalized for it later on

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 10, 2021

There is no statute on point. It is a case by case, areaby area basis.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is CPS allowed to come by to do a home inspection of the place the children are getting placed after the children have

Already been placed in the home

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 9, 2021

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: How many times in a 9-month period whether the parents are or are not doing the case plan should they have been to court

After the disposition and temporary custody hearing

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 9, 2021

There is no right or wrong number but estimationally 4-6 times in a 9 month period.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter's mother and boyfriend are being indicted on criminal charges involving kids should I let my kid see them?

Under my supervision at my home

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 9, 2021

Under supervision at your home, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If I make all efforts to contact my CPS worker to advise them that we are doing the live stream supervised visitation

But get no reply of any sort am I still being compliant by having tried to reach them consecutively

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 9, 2021

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Due to health related issues if someone is missing the window time of being allowed to screen what can be done to get

CPS to help us work something out to accommodate the health issues because when worker was told all they said was it's important to try to complete your case plan requirements because they were too busy to discuss it for too long. this is the third maybe fourth case plan that we are working on... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 9, 2021

File a motion with the court regarding the screens.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: How can I find a pro bono lawyer to help me with my case with CPS because I feel as as if neither mine nor my husband's

Court appointed attorney are working in a timely manner of getting our case resolved or even in keeping us informed of what's going on or what to do next or what we should or should not do. I have a best friend that due domestic violence in the home did not have custody of her children at the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 8, 2021

Bar Association or local Legal Aid Society.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is a CPS social worker allowed to just show up without letting you know ahead of time and giving you another case plan

After having already completed two case plans. And are they allowed to speak to the guardian over the children about who can and cannot watch the minors involved and where they are allowed or not allowed to watch them at without discussing anything about it with the parents

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 8, 2021

Yes.

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