Ky COA Family Law Decisions Today

McCary, et al v. Mitchell,et al is a to be published decision holding the defacto custodian provisions of KRS 403 are not applicable to guardianship contest under KRS 387 between non-parents.

While we don't usually report on decisions designated not to be published unless discretionary review is granted, Williamson v. Ballard is an important domestic violence case regarding dismissal, right to cross-examination and the perils of pro se representation. Even lawyers should find useful the reminder that the civil rules of procedure apply in domestic violence hearings.

Digests to follow.