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Caitlin Kidd
Robert Andrew Sharp v. Robbin Nelson; Heather Anne Sharp; and Warren County Public Schools, Case No. 2021-CA-1005-MR Natural mother and father went through a divorce proceeding in 2014, and paternal grandmother petitioned for custody of the parties’ two minor children.  The family court granted grandmother’s petition, only to find that grandmother made fraudulent statements at...
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Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services v. H.O.; D.J.O., III; and H.J.O., A Child, Case No. 2021-CA-1333-ME Natural father’s parental rights of a minor child were terminated by the Boyd Circuit Court’s order pursuant to natural mother’s petition.  Mother filed her petition pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) 625.050, requesting the court...
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C.L. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services; B.H., A Minor; and Commonwealth of Kentucky, Office of Lewis County Attorney, Case No. 2021-CA-1188-ME; C.L. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Commonwealth of Kentucky, Office of Lewis County Attorney; and L.L., A Minor, Case No. 2021-CA-1192-ME; C.L. v. Commonwealth...
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Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services v. L.G.; H.M.; and J.M., Case No. 2021-SC-0530-DGE; and J.M. v. L.G.; G.M.; H.M.; Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services; and Jefferson County Attorney The underlying facts involve multiple Cabinet investigations and DVO/EPO allegations involving alleged sexual abuse by father, J.M., filed and...
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T.C. and J.C. v. Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Commonwealth of Kentucky; the Hardin County Attorney’s Office; W.P.; L.P.; and K.C., a Minor Child, No. 2021-CA-0441-ME;  T.C. and J.C. v. Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Commonwealth of Kentucky; the Hardin County Attorney’s Office; W.P.; L.P.; and L.C., a Minor Child, No. 2021-CA-0445-ME; and ...
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T.G.-F. v. J.Y.; A.Y.; G.E.L.G., a Minor Child; and W.F., No. 2021-CA-1480-ME Estill Circuit Court Mother gave birth to child and little over a year later, aunt and uncle filed their adoption petition for the minor child without mother’s consent pursuant to KRS 199.502.  At the time of the filing, the child’s natural father was...
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Leslie Geralds v. Janie Geralds No. 2021-CA-0667-MR Jefferson Circuit Court Leslie and Janice Geralds negotiated a property settlement agreement through a collaborative divorce process.  The property settlement agreement awarded Mrs. Geralds 40.62% of Mr. Geralds’ retirement plan.  Several years following the entry of the decree and property settlement agreement, Mr. Geralds retired and signed a...
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S.G. V. Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Commonwealth of Kentucky; D.C.; J.S.; and L.G., a Child No. 2021-CA-0510-ME Warren County Family Court The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (“CHFS”) removed a minor child from Mother’s care when a finding of neglect was determined in a dependency, neglect, and abuse (“DNA”) action.  CHFS placed...
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Cabinet for Health and Family Services v. Batie, et al. No. 2021-CA-0580-ME Boyd County Circuit Court The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (“CHFS”) appealed an order granting custody of a minor child to Grandmother and Uncle of the minor child due to the family members lacking standing to pursue such custody order.  The Kentucky...
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