To gain legal custody rights, a non-parent must show that the parent is unfit, which is often difficult to do. The non-parent must prove one of the following: that the parent is unsuitable and harmful to the child; has signed an agreement to surrender custody; OR that the parent is otherwise unqualified to claim custody.
Visitation or time-sharing refers to the time a parent spends with the child. Generally all parents are entitled to reasonable visitation. This is because all parents have a constitutional right to care for and control their children.
Social media posts can negatively affect basically all times of litigation, including personal injury cases, like auto accidents or wrongful death claims; criminal defense cases; and family law cases, like divorce or custody disputes.
Custody in Kentucky is used to mean a variety of things in Kentucky Courts, and can refer several different types of “custody.” If you have questions about what type of custody you have or need to file for a change in custody contact a custody attorney at Hurst & Hurst Law at (859) 209-2101.
The attorneys of Hurst & Hurst Law attended family law training. The training addressed Dependency, Abuse and Neglect cases in Kentucky, known as DNA cases. The DNA training helps prepare lawyers to provide legal representation to abused and neglected children in the state of Kentucky.