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C.F. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky Trial court committed a minor to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services for habitual truancy at a dispositional hearing. The minor argued that his due process rights were violated when the Trial Court failed to take any sworn testimony and the parties were not given the opportunity to present...
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ALLEN V. GUELTZOW Father filed a DVO action against step-father on behalf of his minor children. Father was the only witness and testified as to statements made to him by his then six-year-old child. The court also considered a police report and district court domestic violence charges. The trial court issued the DVO and stepfather...
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LEWIS V. FULKERSON Both Husband and Wife appealed Court Order entered after a trial on all issues. Wife argued that the family court erred in finding that all of the proceeds from the sale of Husband’s businesses were his nonmarital property. Husband argued the family court erred in determining the character of Wife’s Trust corpus...
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MARCHESE V. AEBERSOLD “Questions Presented: Family Law. Domestic Violence Orders. Extrajudicial Information. Respondent in a domestic violence case was denied a fair hearing when the family court considered extrajudicial information in support of its decision to enter a DVO.” Aebersold filed for a Domestic Violence Order against Marchese alleging stalking. The parties appeared at the...
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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...
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LAMBERT V. LAMBERT Maternal grandfather who resided in Kentucky took possession of grandchildren whose mother resided in Pennsylvania, after mother took the children for a visit and never returned to retrieve the children. Grandfather filed a dependency, neglect, and abuse proceeding and was granted temporary custody of the children. Grandfather subsequently filed a petition for...
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PETTINGILL V. PETTINGILL Questions Presented: Domestic Violence. Appellate Procedure. Issues involve the use of “lethality factors” in a domestic violence determination and the interplay between CR 75.07(4) and CR 98 when the trial videotape is omitted from the record on appeal. Wife was granted DVO against husband by family court. The family court entered a...
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J.D.C v. CHFS, 2012-CA-000670-ME Published:   Reversing and Remanding    County:  Barren Putative Father appealed FC’s judgment of paternity, claiming he should have been granted evidentiary hearing.     FACTS:
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J.M., Father v. A.D., Mother No. 2012-CA-000358-ME Published: Opinion Vacating and Remanding County: Jefferson J.M. (Father) appeals from Jefferson Family Court order granting A.D.’s (Mother) petition to alter or amend a previous order.
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Cabinet for Health and Family Services, el al v. Ivy, extent of child support and arrearages to be paid by non-custodial parent receiving only SSI benefits. Keifer v. Keifer, oral findings are insufficient to support order modifying parenting time, written findings of fact are required. Digests to folow.
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