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Nienaber v. Kentucky, ex rel. Mercer The Commonwealth filed a motion for show cause order, alleging Mother had failed to pay her child support obligation. Mother admitted she had not made a payment since September 2017. She had quit her job and was unable to find other employment, was incarcerated from around the time she...
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C.C. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky Ex Rel S.B. Trial Court revoked a conditional discharge of Father’s contempt sentence for failure to pay child support. On appeal, Father argued that the Trial Court erred when it denied his request to continue the final contempt hearing at which Father did not appear, by revoking the conditional discharge...
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C.S., A MINOR CHILD V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY “A court may only hold a child in contempt of court to enforce a valid court order previously issued by the court. KRS 610.010(11). It is manifestly unjust to subject a juvenile to sanctions for contempt, especially confinement in a detention facility, when the status offense case...
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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...
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CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES V. J.M.G., ET AL. In the midst of a lengthy dependency, neglect, and abuse, case the family court held CHFS in contempt for failure to file the required case progress report per KRS 620.240 and failure to immediately obtain a pretrial conference date per FCRPP 34(1). The Supreme Court...
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SALLEE V. SALLEE The Appellate Court vacated and remanded the Family Court’s denial of a Motion for Contempt for Father’s failure to pay child support. The Family Court incorrectly placed the burden of proof on the Mother/obligee to prove an arrearage was owed. Once the child support obligation is established, the child support obligor, in...
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J.K. v. N.J.A.; Honorable Linda Bramlage, Boone County Family Court Judge; and Honorable Bailey Taylor, 2012-CA-000897-ME Published: Affirming
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Stephen Stinson v. Tracy Stinson No. 2011-CA-001312-MR Published:  Opinion reversing County:     Barren Stephen Stinson appeals from an order of Barren Family Court holding him in contempt of an amended domestic violence order for violating the no contact or communication provision.
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Howard v. Howard No. 2009-SC-000442-DG on review of COA No. 2008-CA-001059-MR Published:  Affirmed County:     Laurel 
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