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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: I am 16 years old about to be 17. I live in Kentucky. What are the laws about runaways? Can I go without the law infor
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 22, 2020

They find you and bring you back to your custodians.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If I want to move out of state, and the other parent objects, will the courts still grant me shared custody?

I have two young children from different women. I've been separated from the first for nearly 5 years, and the second for over a year. We've always co-parented really well, and have always had nearly equal custody without the courts being involved.

I've recently been presented a work... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 22, 2020

It would not forfeit your time, but the court would likely require a new parenting schedule which maximizes both your time and the mothers time given the distance of the move.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Can a mother put son in counseling without father's consent and use counselor in court without father being notified

Of court proceedings or served with any paperwork to force supervised visits and family counseling? Only a picture of certain pages of proceedings sent to father after court date.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 22, 2020

Many more facts are needed to answer your question. Consult a competent family law attorney in your area to review the entire case file.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Upon expiration of a Kentucky DVO can it be expunged from your record?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 15, 2020

Not unless it is dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Upon expiration of a DVO are your rights to own a firearm restored?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 14, 2020

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Why am I being refused a drivers license in Kentucky when I provided them with SS card and prior driver license from TX?

My last name was changed 11 years ago after my parents divorced it was done in the decree. I have never in 11 going on 12 years had an issue doing anything. My social security card was changed as well but my birth certificate wasnt. I've been run around by KY stating they couldn't accept the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 13, 2020

You should consult a competent traffic attorney to handle this for you bc it is an administrative nightmare.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is a emergency custody pention denied hearing

Then it has a letter from courts saying my child is in state custody

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 10, 2020

It means whomever filed an emergency petition for custody was denied but temporary custody has been given to the cabinet.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter father is buying her weed and allowing her to smoke that and vapes she is 16 what can I do
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 10, 2020

File a motion with the court to prevent such activity.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter in custody of her grandpa . She has reported this to social worker herself but bc his status in town never a

Who should I report this too bfore too late

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 9, 2020

Reported what?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can I legally get my guardianship changed or be emancipated? Im 16 and from kentucky.

My mother passed away on January 2, 2020 and guardianship was signed over to my boyfriends grandparents in October due to my mothers declining health, since then I have been mentally abused and they have tried to kick us out and when we make plans to leave they tell us I cant leave and hold me... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 3, 2020

Put your case on the docket in the probate court in your county and ask the judge to modify the custodians or Find you emancipated and terminate the guardianship completely.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: I've been on SSI for the past 3.5 years.KY Child Support froze my bank account and then seized funds.What should I do?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 3, 2020

File a challenge to the seizure and hire a family law attorney immediately. If all the proceeds they seized were SSI and you can prove it, you can likely get that money back. Plus, if you’re receding SSI, the child should be able to draw his own check off you you. Get in this immediately so... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My husband's sis took custody of my daughter after six service got involved. I owe child support but husband doesn't.

The sister had custody now we have partial she's primary. She told judge she wanted me to pay child support but not him bc he has another child. How can I be liable but not him?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 3, 2020

The Court is probably considering his support as coming from his family if they allow that, although generally both parents are ordered to contribute the support of the child if the child is out of the custody of both parents.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: We have joint custody of our grandson and mom refuses to let him do any school activities or sports

We have had him since 2 days after he came home from the hospital.Parents have roaches and gave the kids bedroom to their cats and put the kids in the dining room. The house stinks so bad of litter box that he smells like that when he returns.She doesnt want him but this makes her look bad and she... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 3, 2020

Get an agreement from mom or file a motion with the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: My fiancé and I had recently broken up we have a four month old little boy After me and her had broken up her parents

Add kick me out the house with no place to go and no noticed I move to Illinois from Kentucky mid June 2019 Being forced to give up a really good job and move back to Kentucky so that way I am not homeless and on the streetsWe resides in Kentucky my mother Dad and general family and my able to file... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 22, 2020

There are many factors that go into the decision but there is a presumption that there should be 50/50 parenting time.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: What can I do if a judge has restricted my parenting time and no evidence of their well-being in danger with me
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 18, 2020

Ask judge to reconsider and/or appeal to the higher court.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: can custody trial start before discovery has been done?Is there discovery for motion to intevene

the mother has alienated these children from me and refused court orders just to keep the girls away from me. the mother of the children is in prison, serving 14 years. The mother sent the girls to FL with her mom, who had filed motion to intervene and also limits my time with the kids

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 18, 2020

You should be able to conduct discovery well in advance of any trial date.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: If I had a Kentucky DVO issued against me how is that listed on my record? How long is it on my record?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 17, 2020

It is listed as a civil order. Indefinitely.

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