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Timeliness of appeal of grandparent visitation issue - published opinion from Ky Court of Appeals

NUNLEY, ET AL. V. NEULING

Grandparents filed a petition for grandparent visitation on June 27, 2012. They entered into an agreed order in the matter on July 24, 2012, which was set aside by order entered December 20, 2013. Grandparents filed a notice of appeal, but while that appeal was pending entered into two additional agreed orders resolving the grandparent visitation issues. By agreed order entered November 17, 2014, the family court adopted by reference the September 3, 2014, and the

Rights of cohabitants in jointly held real estate - published opinion from Ky Supreme Court

ANNE M. TALLEY V. DANIEL J. PAISLEY

 Questions Presented: Real Estate. Partition. Joint Tenancy with Right of Survivorship. Division of proceeds of sale of realty owned by unmarried cohabiting couple in joint tenancy with right of survivorship.

 

No waiver of child's psychotherapy-patient privilege and court's interview of children - Ky Court of Appeals published opinion

WILLIAMS V. WILLIAMS

Due to Father’s history of sexual abuse, he was denied visitation with his minor children. After three years without contact, he filed a motion asking for visitation. After the court interviewed the children and reviewed their counseling records, pursuant to agreement of the parties, it entered an order denying Father’s motion. Father appealed.

Contempt - Published Opinion from Ky Court of Appeals

BELT V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, CABINET FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN, ET AL.

Trial court held Father in contempt, after hearing, for failing to pay child support. Trial court ordered incarceration of Father unless he purged the contempt by paying half of the overdue child support arrearage. Father appealed arguing on appeal that the court “erred by incarcerating him

Termination of parental rights - necessity of written court-approved case plan- Ky Court of Appeals published opinion

H. M. R. V. CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES, COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, ET AL.

Trial court initially found that Father had not abandoned child, but upon motion to alter, amend, or vacate from the Cabinet “concluded that Father had abandoned Child during the time Child was in foster care” referencing Father’s failure to complete his case plan.

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