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Kentucky Legal Practice Materials

The guide includes Kentucky specific treatises, manuals, form books, and continuing legal education (CLE) publications. The resources are arranged according to field of law. This resource includes items which are regularly updated.

Kentucky Family Law

Domestic Relations Law               Vols.15 & 16 - Kentucky Practice Series      [Print & Westlaw]
Includes:  antenuptial agreements, marriage, property rights, domestic violence, protective services for children, custody evaluation, divorce, legal separation, annulment, appeals, and jurisdictional issues. Provides commentary, case law and statutory references, and sample forms.

Guardians Ad Litem and Warning Orders           UK-CLE                                     [Print & Lexis]
Includes: guardians ad litem, parental rights; voluntary termination, involuntary terminations, adoptions, dependency proceedings, disabilities; emergency protective services, child custody disputes, liability issues for guardians ad litem, and some forms.

Kentucky Divorce: A Practice Systems Library Manual   Thomson-Reuters     [Print & Westlaw]
Includes: Kentucky’s no-fault divorce, restraining orders, discovery, pretrial conference, trial, child custody, visitation, child support, property, maintenance, court costs and attorney fees, restoration of former name, default cases, post- divorce matters, legal separation, abused spouse or child, invalid marriages, tax consequences of divorce, procedures and sample forms.

Kentucky Domestic Relations Practice               UK-CLE                                     [Print & Lexis]
Includes: Kentucky family court system, marriage and antenuptial agreements, uncontested divorce, contested divorce, settlement agreements, division of property, maintenance, child support, child custody, dependency, neglect and abuse, termination of parental rights, adoption, intimate partner violence, guardians ad litem, alternative dispute resolution, appellate practice, and sample forms.

Private Adoption in Kentucky                              UK-CLE                                    [Print & Lexis]
Relationship between termination of parental rights & adoption, voluntary termination, venue, hearings, expenses, termination orders, parties to the adoption, petition, consent to adoption, prohibited practices, hearing, judgment/order, notice requirements, and some forms.

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