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Search Circuit and District court case records by party name, case number, or citation number. Additional search options include county, court division, case type, party type, birth date, driver's license number, and event date.
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View instructions for obtaining criminal record reports from the Administrative Office of the Courts.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Kentucky Circuit and District Court Case Information broken link ?
Search upcoming civil and criminal case information for Circuit Courts and District Courts by name, case number, or citation information. Additional search options include county, court division, case type, party type, birth date, driver's license number, and event date range. Citation search requires citation year, control number, and type. Search results include case number, case title, hearing type, hearing date, and eligibility for online payment.
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Search Circuit Court and District Court daily dockets by county, court division, date, courtroom, and subdivision. Search results include case number, case title, hearing type, courtroom, and time.
Published opinions and orders
Kentucky Judicial Ethics Opinions broken link ?
View and download Kentucky Judicial Ethics Opinions by opinion number and subject.
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Search Kentucky Attorney General legal opinions from 1992 to present. Search by keyword, year or number.
Self help, legal research, general information
Kentucky Small Claims Information broken link ?
View and download a handbook of information about small claims cases in Kentucky District Courts, including filing, court procedure, and collecting money judgments.
Kentucky Family Court Information broken link ?
View information about Family Court, a division of Circuit Court that handles family law cases such as divorce, support, custody and visitation, paternity, adoption, domestic violence, and juvenile. Information includes types of cases handled, locations of family courts, divorce education, domestic violence treatment providers, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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The Legal Aid Network of Kentucky offers an online public law library with a variety of legal information organized by case type.
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View information about the Administrative Office of the Courts, including court services such as interpreters, mediation, records, drug courts, pretrial release, and juvenile services.
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View information about Kentucky court programs including the Citizen Foster Care Review Board, Court Designated Workers who work with juvenile offenders and diversion agreements, court interpreters, divorce education, drug court, guardian at litems, mediation, and pre-trial services such as diversion.
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The Kentucky Department for Income Support's Child Support Enforcement program offers information and assistance related to child support. Information and services include how to apply for child support, contacts and office locations, child support calculation and modification, paternity, and wage withholding.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information broken link ?
The Kentucky Division of Driver Licensing offers information related to traffic laws, motor vehicle laws, driver's licenses, and State Traffic School. State Traffic School includes an online version.
Kentucky Mediation Information broken link ?
View information about Kentucky mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Criminal cases can be mediated. Information includes guidelines, forms, educational resources, and a roster of mediators searchable by name or location.
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Search the Kentucky court directory for clerks, judges, administrators, Court Designated Workers, mediators, and pretrial officers by name or location.
Kentucky Court Rules broken link ?
Search Local Rules of Practice for Circuit Courts and District Courts by circuit or district, rule type, and county.
Kentucky Domestic Violence Information broken link ?
View and download a brochure about preventing domestic violence, including how to obtain an emergency protective order or domestic violence order.
Kentucky Probate Procedure Information broken link ?
View and download a guide to Kentucky probate procedure, including estates, fiduciaries and sureties, guardian and conservators, curators, and name changes.
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View information about the Kentucky State Law Library, including location, hours, and available materials and services.
Kentucky Drug Court Information broken link ?
View information about Kentucky Drug Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of jail for some offenders.
Kentucky Foreclosure Information broken link ?
The American Bar Association offers a list of Kentucky and national foreclosure help resources.
Kentucky Laws broken link ?
Search the Kentucky Revised Statutes by keyword or browse the table of contents by title and chapter.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Legal Aid Network of Kentucky broken link ?
View information about organizations offering free and low-cost legal services to eligible clients. A list of local legal services programs, a clickable map to find local offices in your area, and a toll-free phone number for seniors are included.
Find a Kentucky Lawyer broken link ?
The Kentucky Bar Association offers an online search service for attorneys by name, city, county, and membership section.
Kentucky Public Advocacy broken link ?
The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy provides criminal defense services to low-income defendants. A list of offices in each county is included.
Complaints Against Kentucky Lawyers broken link ?
The Kentucky Bar Association offers information about filing a complaint against a lawyer for misconduct. A downloadable complaint form is included.
Kentucky Lawyer Referral broken link ?
The Northern Kentucky Bar Association offers an online lawyer referral service that covers all counties. Online referral requests must include the legal subject and may also inlcude a county.
Kentucky Consumer Protection broken link ?
The Kentucky Attorney General's Office provides information about consumer protection in the areas of charities, buying a car, identity theft, home repairs, telemarketing, small business, and debt adjusters; information about various types of fraud including internet, phone, home solicitations, business opportunities, home improvement, disasters, and buying clubs; and instructions and forms for filing consumer complaints.
Forms and related information
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View and download Kentucky court forms including general forms, civil, criminal, domestic violence, juvenile, small claims, probate, mental health, guardianship/conservatorship, diversion, records check requests, and court interpreter requests. Search forms by case type or form number.
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The Kentucky Bar Association provides a downloadable complaint form for lawyer misconduct, and information about filing a complaint for lawyer misconduct.
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The Legal Aid Network of Kentucky offers interactive self-help legal forms for child support, divorce, small claims, landlord-tenant, debt collection, criminal record expungement, court fee waiver, living wills, and name changes.
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