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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: So I was supposed to pay $1200 by a certain date, didn't pay it ,wasn't able to now I got a Warrant can I get that like

Can I get that wipes cleaned or whatever if I pay the amount or would I still have to serve 14 days in jail bc I honestly can't I just got a job and my daughter is 2 I'm all she has if I go to jail what happense to her? She never been away from me that long! So I don't want to live... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 30, 2023

You can probably get the warrant and time to serve set aside if you hire a lawyer and pay the money.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Can my baby’s father get visitation after possession and intent to sell of Marijuana?

My baby’s father has been inconsistent since I got pregnant, we were never together. He was charged with possession of Marijuana and intent to sell 6 months ago in Indiana (we live in Louisville, KY) and is on probation, he is also unemployed and we suspect he is still selling. He has seen her 5... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 28, 2023

Yes. He could still get visitation. I would do nothing snd make him take you to court. Then you can impeach him with all the drug convictions snd ammo you have.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: How do i keep my husband from moving back in?

He left me in oct 2022. Rented a house. Now that he cant afford to stay there he wants to come back just to live not as my husband. I dont want him back. We both have our names on the house/land deed. Can i keep him gone?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 28, 2023

Legally, you can’t keep him from coming back. Best to get the divorce filed quickly, get the house divided and buy him out of his share.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Kentucky on
Q: If I was an adopted juvenile and my direct deposits went into my adopted mothers account that I'm not on,

I have a baby on the way its around 14, 000 i could really use. Now im 18 i moved out she kept all my paperwork my phone car money.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 27, 2023

Depends on the source of the monies that your adopted mother received.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: my child is in the process of being in a private adoption but my family is trying to file emergency costudy.

Is it legal for them to try to take a child whose about to be adopted by someone else?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 26, 2023

Only if permitted by the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: If I win millions on a lottery prize in Kentucky, will that affect my husband's current child support order?

He is not in the arrears and was never married to the mother.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 25, 2023

No. It will not affect his support at all.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Could my ex lose custody if they refuse to take our child to the doctor when sick or buy them medicine.

My ex and I have joint custody over our child, and recently my ex has said that while our child is in their custody they will not buy medicine for our child when they are sick, nor take them to the doctor when sick. Would this be considered medical neglect and would I be able to get sole custody or... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 23, 2023

Yes, she could. But it is also likely you will be awarded the sole power to make healthcare decisions for your child.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Transfer venue to avoid a delayed trial

I filed 5motions. 1 contempt for interfering with child's therapeutic relationship. (parties ordered to comply with therapist recommendations. Mother refuses to do so and removed child from therapy)2 contempt for failing to produce child for scheduled visitation. ( Mother is letting child... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

The facts as you set them out do not support a change of venue. There is a backlog of cases already in the jurisdiction you mentioned still waiting for adjudication. It takes a while to get a decision.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Which is legal a prepared will signed and notarized or a notebook with no signature or witnesses?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

Prepared will signed and notarized is the legal standard. The notebook with no witnesses and not signed is worthless.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: CHILD CUSTODY

I have an upcoming court child custody hearing. I have one child with the other party; however I have other children outside of that prior relationship. Does a child custody proceeding concern "solely" the child between the litigants or are all children of either party subject to the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

Only the child you have with this person can be considered for actual custody but the circumstances surrounding the other children may also be considered in determining the award of custody of the child in question.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: This is a question of law, as it relates to child custody and tortious claims.

Does Kentucky recognize tortious interference with parental rights

as a cause of action and, if so, what elements constitute such a tort? If this is true, is the Restatement (Second) of Torts

§ 700 applicable to such a situation?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

Yes. It is called custodial interference.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: This is a question of law, as it relates to child custody and tortious claims.

Does Kentucky recognize tortious interference with parental rights

as a cause of action and, if so, what elements constitute such a tort? If this is true, is the Restatement (Second) of Torts

§ 700 applicable to such a situation?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

Yes. It’s called custodial interference and can give rise to both civil and criminal causes of action.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Is this a real lawyer or a robo
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 7, 2023

Wha is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Can Kids be took by cps just over truancy
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 7, 2023

Yes. They can.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I got served contempt of court papers in the state I moved from after my divorce/custody case. How can I move the case?

I moved from AL, case was there. Ex wife is in prison in FL. I won sole custody of the child. Served papers this morning for contempt of court for the child not talking to mother, the child does not want to. Child is 12. I want to move the case to KY where we have resided now for the last year. How... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 7, 2023

Make a motion to transfer to Ky pursuant to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act since you’ve been in Ky for at least six months.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Can I legally be taken to court by one who lied to hospital to get drug addict baby released to them?

She gave birth on cocaine,courts placed kids with us.She skipped all court.Years later taking me to court for custody.Failed to mention she and her mother lied to hospital saying kids lived with ME to get baby released.They both skipped court.Now I pay a lawyer for court she’s dragged me into as... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 2, 2023

Yes. She can take you to court if she is the mother of the children. Yes. It is legal. If her request is denied or determined frivolous, you could be awarded your attorney fees insured.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I'm 16 and in foster care what do I have to do to get emancipated
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 31, 2022

File a petition for emancipation in the district court of the county in which you live.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I dispute being the father can I ve put in the birth certificate without my consent

I was naned on the certificate without my knowledge I am veing sued by the custodian and nir the mother and the lawyer for her has bored the sister as being the mother and nit the actual mother

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 22, 2022

Ask for a dna test and determine the child’s lineage. If the child is yours, you may behave to pay child support. If the child is not yours, problem dolved.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I am helping my sister fill out divorce paperwork for Kentucky and need help with one section about her ex's work.

My sister has a protective order against her ex and they are to have no contact. She is asking for a dissolution of marriage with children and wants child support. In some of the sections it is asking for where her ex works and what his salary is. She does not know this and can't ask him due... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 21, 2022

Simply put unknown snd file the paperwork. There is no need to contact the husband got that information.

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