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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Friend gave not borrowed money for a car now trying to take the car. Is there anything they can do?

He took $2800 out of his account and said he was being generous and wanted to help a friend I finally agreed to it I found a car we went to Ohio I got the car I paid the owner for it and he told them I was the one buying it. I told him if he was expecting any form of payment for this because I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 27, 2021

Depends on whose name the car is titled.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant, Contracts and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: My partners landlord added my name to his lease without my permission or app. And added me to an eviction.

She lied in court saying that we added my name to the lease. When we obtained the copy with my name on there from the leasing office. We were advised by county clerk and prosecutor to pursue legal action. Do I have a case? I don't know who to talk to.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2021

You will need to consult a civil attorney to consider litigation.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: Would I be able to sue for emotional distress?

My husbands ex has been harassing me for years now. She’s made numerous fake accounts, she’s threatened me, downloaded text apps to text my husband (he had to get his number changed) she made a fake Facebook and was commenting on photos of my daughter calling her ugly. She made a fake Snapchat... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 28, 2021

I will contact your local County Attorney or Police and pursue criminal charges of Harassment and Theft of Identity. You can also hire a civil attorney to write a cease and desist letter to her and if it does not stop you could pursue a lawsuit.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: My EX keeps calling my current boyfriend telling all kinds of horrid lies. He has told him to stop contacting him.

My current boyfriend and myself have blocked him, but he(the EX) downloads those text and call apps and continues to call. He(the EX) has attempted to put a GPS tracker on my phone. He(the EX) has had other females send him(the EX) messages on social media posing as me. He refuses to give my mother... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 26, 2021

Take a criminal complaint for harassing communications and harassment?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: if someone sells a home under false pretense can anything be done?

bought a house 60 days ago and since then have come to find we were lied to about everything from the roof to the floor...the house should be condemned instead. the roof leaks,the floor is missing in places and we have been told so what

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. But One would have to seen the contract for sale and closing documents to properly and thoroughly answer your question. However, you do have recourse.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: 17yo stepdaughter ran away. CPS is involved due to false allegations-but at this point is still only under investigation

She turns 18 in March. Can husband emancipate her? Will this stop the CPS investigation? A judge sent her with her grandma to stay until investigation is complete but the judge never submitted any orders stating this. Husband is still responsible for his daughter. Grandma can't control her.... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 30, 2020

Do not agree to the substantiation. Both parents need lawsuits. Lawyer will be able to assist in emancipation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: Cease and desist legality?

I was recently threatened with a cease and desist from a very wealthy family of a previous friend. I am a college student and this friend hid her pregnancy from her family and has documented psychiatric issues. she was heavily drinking and i sent screenshots of texts between the two of us to her... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 5, 2020

Not unless it is issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Child Custody and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I have a citation where multiple personal details are incorrect. Can i challenge this?

Took place in Kentucky. Weights wrong, cant see officer # or signature, marked non hispanic, my licence type, as well as leaving an entire individual out of the actual report. Was originally a welfare check and person watching the child was never mentioned. Turned into possession charges. The... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 11, 2020

You can challenge it but it won’t impact the outcome of the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property, Libel & Slander, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Is it legal for a deputy to take my license out of my car if my car was parked on someone else’s property?

My husband was given permission to cut wood for a lady on her property she owned. He even took her firewood. The truck would not start one evening before leaving and he had to leave it parked til morning to come fix it. The next morning the truck was gone. Before I called to report it stolen, I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 27, 2020

Go apply for a new license. The deputy taking the license is not actionable.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Libel & Slander, Employment Law and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: If a former property manager violated KY statues, with misconduct and negligence but had assistance, how would you proce

I have received a verified complaint, and have filed a verified request for dismissal. How would you proceed to file suite against a former property manager and her accomplices for financial damage done to the LLC?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 10, 2020

Many more facts are necessary to answer this question. I would consult a tenants rights attorney in your area and lay the facts out for them.

Q: am i required to take a drug screen test based on allegations that i smoke weed for a DNA proceeding?

I stoped smoking weed 3 weeks ago. and now CPS has filed a DNA Proceeding for abuse of my 13 year old child. also im my custodt is my 2 and 3 year old

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 6, 2019

You need to hire an attorney for the dna case and then decide what to do about the drug test.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: Can I get someone for slandering my name

I got family saying things that is not true about unborn child.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 2, 2019

If someone is slandering you, it's possible you could have a legal cause of action. I do not practice in Kentucky, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could consult with a Kentucky attorney who handles defamation cases. You should keep in mind that in terms of legal fees,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: What do I need to do to press charges on family for slandering my name
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 29, 2019

You don't press charges. Slander is considered an intentional tort. That means it's a civil matter. You could consult with a Kentucky attorney who handles defamation cases. But keep in mind that these types of cases are generally not handled on a contingency like personal injury cases.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Education Law and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: My college professors, record me in three weeks worth of classes without my knowledge, then put the students up to it.

The students in my class where harassing, by repeating everything I said previous classes. The professors record me and class without my knowledge and played them to my classmates, to get them to psychology miss with me, by repeating all the statements I made the classes were they Secretly video... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 24, 2019

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: I was charged with public intoxication . I wasn't drinking I have a inner ear problem makes me stagger . drug prafanila

There was pipe in my pocket exactly like the cigars I smoke I thought it was cigar.had my pistol not concealed registered to me legally they r trying to charge me as convicted felon which I am not.tried to make me sign a paper saying I was I asked for a lawyer refused to get me one or let me make a... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 30, 2019

What is your question?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: car for a dealership I lost my temporary tag now I have a citation for no registration plates

My temporary tag would have been expired the dealership then went the next day and transferred it

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 9, 2019

Just dhow the new tags and it should be dismissed.

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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Civil Rights, Juvenile Law and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: Guy got expelled from my high school for expressing his opinions in a paper; the school took it as a threat. Thoughts?

I knew of this kid, but didn't know him that well. He was a senior, Class of 2018, well mannered, and made good grades. To my knowledge, he had no history of threatening or bullying. He was a class clown, and was involved in the Drama Club, and other school activities. Following the Parkland... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 5, 2018

We really need to see the contents of the paper to determine whether a threat was made or even intended. Obviously if he’s suing them, his lawyers think he’s on pretty solid ground. Publish the article he wrote when he gives you permission and a much clearer discussion can be had.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: Someone called my mom saying my car was in an accident and if I didn't call she had to go to court.

My mother isn't on any of my paperwork in regards to my car in any form. But someone called and left her a voice mail saying if they didn't get in touch with me then my mother had to go to court. I can't find anything about this True R&I online and all I have is a phone number.... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 2, 2018

Sounds like a phishing expedition. If it's your car why would they call her? Did they ask her for her or your social security number or date of birth? Did they ask for her maiden name?

I'd call the number on an evening or weekend from a cell phone, the message may identify the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Caught pizza delivery person videoing me at my door. Police said no crime. I say BS! Thoughts, please?

I answered the door to receive my pizza that I ordered and the delivery person, who was a shift manager that I had previously filed a complaint against, was videoing me without my knowledge. I called the police and they were rude and unhelpful and said no crime had been committed. I refuse to... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 6, 2016

You say he was videotaping you without your knowledge--so the Police probably thought "how did he know he was being videotaped?"

Guy probably doing it to cover himself as you had filed a complaint.

Perhaps time to change pizza parlours?

It is not a crime to...
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