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July 10, 2023
defacto custody cases in kentucky

Defacto Custodian Defined

What Is a Defacto Custodian A defacto custodian is a person who shows by clear and convincing evidence they have been the primary caregiver and financial […]
September 10, 2022
cohabitating in Kentucky - the legal considerations

Unmarried Cohabitation

Cohabitation (living together without marriage) can have legal consequences. There is no “common law” marriage in Kentucky to protect you.
November 10, 2021
Updated Defacto Custodianship Standards in Kentucky

New Defacto Custodianship Standards

A newer Supreme Court of Kentucky ruling clarifies the rule regarding the timeframe for satisfying the care requirement to rule for Defacto Custodianship. Meinders v Middleton, […]
September 10, 2021
Emergency Custody Orders

Emergency Custody Orders

Emergency custody orders (ECOs) are used when a child is in immediate danger and needs protection. An ECO can be used to remove a child from […]