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Guardian Ad Litem
Panda Puzzle
EVANS V.HESS, ET AL. The Kentucky Court of Appeals addressed three appeals stemming from the same Boone Family Court post-dissolution case: 2013-CA-002072-ME The first appeal filed by Father challenges the court’s subject-matter jurisdiction, custody modification, and child support modification. Father first argues the Kentucky court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction because the Petition was filed in Kentucky...
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Grandparent
ROBISON V. THEELE, ET AL. Mother lived with her parents (hereinafter “grandparents”), and passed away after treatment for cancer, which mother underwent during dissolution proceedings. Father exercised visitation regularly during the proceedings and mother’s cancer treatment. At the time of the Mother’s death, the Trial Court awarded Grandparents a “status quo ex parte” order to...
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Crayons
HOSKINS V. HOSKINS The Circuit Court used the report and investigation of a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) to make findings a custody modification was appropriate. The Appellate Court applied Morgan v. Getter, 441 S.W.3d 94 (Ky. 2014) and held the Circuit Court “erroneously appointed the GAL to represent the child and to conduct an investigation...
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Morgan V. Getter and A.G., A Child Issue   In a custody matter, can a Guardian Ad Litem (“GAL”) serve as both an attorney for the minor child involved in the custody dispute, as well as an investigator for the Family Court?   Facts  
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