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Grandparent Visitation
Grandpa and Baby
GARVIN V. KRIEGER, ET AL. Paternal grandfather and his girlfriend were adjudged de facto custodians of minor child and were awarded sole permanent custody. Maternal grandmother was awarded grandparent visitation pursuant to KRS 405.021. Mother and maternal grandmother appealed arguing that the family court erred by designating paternal grandfather and girlfriend as de facto custodians...
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GOODLETT V. BRITTAIN, ET AL. Father took custody of his two minor children after the death of mother. Maternal grandparents filed a Petition for grandparent visitation which was granted by the trial court. The Court of Appeals first addresses a jurisdictional issue. Grandparents filed a Petition for grandparent visitation, withdrew without serving Father, and then...
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NUNLEY, ET AL. V. NEULING Grandparents filed a petition for grandparent visitation on June 27, 2012. They entered into an agreed order in the matter on July 24, 2012, which was set aside by order entered December 20, 2013. Grandparents filed a notice of appeal, but while that appeal was pending entered into two additional...
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K.C.O. V. CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES, ET AL. Trial Court awarded grandparent visitation to paternal grandparents in a DNA action. Paternal grandparents had not filed a Petition to intervene or requested visitation. Parents appealed. The Court of Appeals vacated the grandparent visitation order holding that a Trial Court may not sua sponte award...
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Grandpa and Baby
NEIN V. COLUMBIA, ET AL. Grandparents had frequent contact with grandson, acting as his primary caregiver until Mother slowly cut off their time with grandson completely. Grandparents filed a Petition for Grandparent Visitation and the trial court awarded them grandparent’s visitation rights. Mother appealed first arguing that the trial court abused its discretion in awarding...
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MASSIE, ET AL. V. NAVY “Questions Presented: Domestic Relations. Grandparent Visitation. Issues include the applicability of Walker v. Blair, 382 S.W.3d 862 (Ky. 2012) and the “modified best interests” standard when a child’s custodians are a paternal uncle and aunt.” Maternal grandmother filed action for visitation against child’s aunt and uncle who had possession of...
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CHADWICK V. FLORA, ET AL. Grandmother appealed an order finding she was not a de facto custodian of her grandchild. The order also denied her motion for custody and visitation. Grandmother’s first argument on appeal is that the trial court erred in finding she did not met the KRS 403.270(1)(a) standard for a de facto...
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NAVY V. MASSIE, ET AL. Maternal grandparent filed a KRS 405.021(1) motion seeking grandparent’s visitation rights with minor child. Child was living with his paternal aunt and uncle. The exact custody status was unclear, as at least one parent appeared to have some visitation. The general rule regarding grandparent visitation in Kentucky is the rule...
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Middleton v. Middleton Interesting 50 page opinion and dissent addressing characterization of distributions from family trust, nonmarital tracing and standard of proof, division of marital personalty, assignment of debt, attorney fees and costs.
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