Kentucky Family Law Questions & Answers

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: 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: If a judge dismisses evidence that proves you not guilty of a neglect charge but allows CPS to take your child anyway

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 30, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
The ultimate decision is still up to the judge. You can file a motion to reconsider but it is doubtful that the judge reversed decision.

Q: Seeking grandparent visitation

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 19, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Most DNA courts will appoint you counsel if you cannot afford it. If they’re going to tie your visitation to their pleasure or displeasure, you really have nothing to lose by going back to court.

Q: My daughters father is keeping her from me. Is there anything I can do without a lawyer. There is no custody order.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You can file your own pro se motions but youustcsnt likely achieve much on your own, especially if he has a lawyer. Find a competent family law practitioner, work out a payment plan, and let him or her help get your daughter back.

Q: Can custody orders be vacated that was never served or even given notice?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You can file your own motion to vacate.

Q: As the father of two girls 2 and 6 year old and I have joint custody what is my rights

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 10, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You have equal rights and exactly the same rights as the mother. No more, no less. You need to speak with a family law practitioner immediately who can establish a parenting agreement if one does not exist.

Q: Is there a special form to file to change a visitation schedule when both parties agree to the change.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 2, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
Just draft an agreed order setting out the charges with signature lines for you, former spies and the judge to sign, sign it, then file it with the court.

Q: My ex husband has legal custody of my child. The child now lives with me. Can I draw support for them in kentucky?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes, but you should also seek an modification of custody do you too have legal custody.

Q: Paying half for court transcripts

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Probably not fair but if the judge ordered it, you really don’t have a choice.

Q: father of child not on birth certificate He requested dna test When come back his will I start getting child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If the child is his, the answers to all of your questions I yes.

Q: Should I file for a return of custody

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You’d better take it slow and work the progression. If everything you say is true, the child will probably ultimately be returned to you.

Q: Hello just seeking advice and have a few questions regarding child custody and father rights.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If he is the father, he will have the same rights as you. You two would share jointcustody. Unless he takes you to court however, to establish a visitation schedule, you don’t have to let him have her at all. He will have to pay child support and the court will decide if and when he gets overnights after taking his living arrangements any other concerns you have into consideration.

Q: Mandy Bauer vs Commonwealth of Ky. After wrongfully accused and served almost 5 years before winning appeal of 20yr sen.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 2, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You may very well have a claim against the state. Consult an attorney quickly because there are strict limitations of actions on such claims.

Q: My father had gaurdian ship of my children he passed away .Can i go pick up my son

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 27, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Depends on who has CUSTODY of your son and any orders of court.

Q: will my child support get lowered?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 26, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
No to both questions.

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