It is currently recommended that people self-quarantine, this creates an issue for families with shared parenting time. The Supreme Court of Kentucky has issues an advisory order regarding visitation or shared parenting time in Kentucky during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The current order is in effect until April 24th or until modified by further orders.
In Kentucky, once a couple has divorced, who can claim the child for tax purposes is determined by IRS standards. However, if a parent can prove that awarding them the exemption contrary to IRS standards will actually benefit the child, the trial court can award it to the non-eligible parent.
It is difficult to know all the ways that social media can negatively affect your case, whether it is for an injury you suffered or to determine custody and visitation of your child. With that in mind it is best to always use judgment on what you post online and stop using social media until your lawsuit has concluded in KY.
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.
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.