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Child Abuse and Neglect
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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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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Cabinet for Health and Family Services v. Baker, et al. Bullitt Circuit Court On June 9, 2020, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (the “Cabinet”) filed petitions for three siblings in the Bullitt County Family Court and opened a Dependency, Neglect, or Abuse (“DNA”) case. The same day, an order was entered, removing the...
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F.B. v. E.B., et al. Butler Circuit Court Child was born in June 2014.  The Mother of the Child, E.B., faced criminal drug charges in 2016. With the Child’s father incarcerated and instability caused by the pending charges, the Mother turned to the Child’s Aunt, F.E., asking if the Child could live with the Aunt...
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D.H. v. Cabinet for Health and Family Services, et al. Kenton Family Court This decision focused on D.H. (father) and G.P. (mother), the parents of three children. Dating back to 2008, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (the “Cabinet”) had been involved in matters relating to both parties based on concerns of substance abuse...
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Wooden Puzzle
The Supreme Court of Kentucky held that service of the notice of appeal upon a child’s guardian ad litem is sufficient to provide adequate notice to the child and to confer jurisdiction over that child to an appellate court.
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At issue in this case was (1) whether statements of a child to a treating therapist regarding alleged abuse constitute inadmissible hearsay; (2) whether statements of a child to a treating therapist regarding the alleged perpetrator of abuse constitute admissible hearsay; and (3) whether the trial court erred by failing to give more consideration to...
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K.D.H. v. Com., Cabinet for Health & Fam. Servs. Spencer Circuit Court After the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (“the Cabinet”) petitioned to terminate Mother’s parental rights, Family Court held a hearing, ultimately terminating Mother’s parental rights. Mother appealed. The Court of Appeals held that there was no clear and convincing evidence that the...
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