Kentucky Child Custody Questions & Answers

Q: I have a three week old daughter and me and her father are separated and he has asked to take her

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You need to establish his paternity and set up a parenting schedule before he gets to take her. At this point, he’s not legally the father.

Q: If I am the primary custodial parent of a 17 year old in KY and my child and I want her to live with her grandparents

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 31, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
If you have joint custody with the other parent, you must involve the other parent. If you have sole custody, you need to figure out how to send her and comply with his or her visitation order. Either way likely involves the other parent.

Q: Is it legal if a parent lives in one state and receives child support payments but the child lives in Tennessee

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 23, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Depends completely on the specific facts involved the the situation.

Q: With power of attorney for a minor, is there any way to make that last a year?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You can make it last whatever duration you desire up until the child turns 18. Just include it in the power of attorney the patent signs for you.

Q: What are my rights and what steps do I need to take to approach this fragile situation at hand logically?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 16, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Make s motion to modify the agreement and for the court to appoint a therapist to address the Patental Alienation Syndrome.

Q: Me and my ex are getting a divorce, I am the mother he is filing for sole custody with me having no rights to them.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 16, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Contact Legal Aid or your local bar association. They can help you fino a pro bono or reduced fee attorney.

Q: father signed paternity affidavit when kids were born but has not supported them at all;now refusing to give them back

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Mar 2, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
If he has not been adjudicated legall y the father, he does not have any right to them. The paternity affidavit does not entitle him to custody. Go to school, get the kids and do not let him have them again.

Q: wanting to file for a relocation hearing with my children (93 miles away) but spouse is not agreeing.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 27, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Probably, yes. 93 miles is a manageable distance. File your motion.

Q: I signed custody of my kids over to my ex husband and signed adoption papers for his wife. Can I see them legally?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 14, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
If they have been adopted, the answer is no unless your ex allows you to see them.

Q: How can i see my kids when i sign over full custody to my ex husband and sing adopotion to his current wife?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 14, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
If they have been adopted, you are pretty much out of luck. If they have not been adopted, you need to hire an attorney and have him revie and file a motion immediately.

Q: My son has emergency custody of his boys in Ohio. Can he legally bring them to Kentucky as long as he keeps court dates?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 11, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes, unless he is restricted from doing so by the Ohio Courts.

Q: How can I file Immediate entitlement when cps doing everything to keep kids away violating my rights. And what items to

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 7, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You need to hire a family practitioner to represent you in the dependency case and if unsuccessful, then file suit against them in circuit court.

Q: I sign over full custody to my ex husband an how can i see my kids

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 7, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
If there are no provisions for visitation in the case where you signed over custody, you will need to make a motion for a parenting schedule to be set in that case.

Q: Not wanting to lose my grand daughter I've had for over 2 yrs now. i have temporary custody but want full. Worried

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Social media will NOT help her get the child back. You should print out all her posts and save them. If it appears they might remove the child from you, you can file a custody action in circuit court bc you are now a de facto custodian of the child.

Q: A petition has been filed for me to sign over my rights to my daughter's stepfather. How do I respond?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 3, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
File a written response in the case with the clerks office. Simply say you do not agree with the termination. Ask for the court to appoint you counsel to represent you in it.

Q: How do I get parental rights back?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 1, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You will have to file a motion for return of the children in the Henry County case where the judge originally gave your husband custody for one year.

Q: can you pay child support with your hsa card?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 29, 2019

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