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The Kentucky judge has some complicated things to decide. The first is jurisdiction. There is a uniform statute that is supposed to direct the judge on jurisdiction but your case is more complicated because neither of you are parents of the child. Were you awarded custody by a court in TN? If a court awarded you custody it is possible that this court still has jurisdiction.
This is a long way of saying that it is not uncommon for a judge to take longer to make a decision than they state on the bench. The judge is really not obligated to a specific time frame to rule on a civil matter such as this.
Not sure why the former foster parents were in your attorney's office but I would suggest being as cooperative as possible in attempting visitation as ultimately a judge will decide what is in the best interest of the child. Your behavior throughout this ordeal will either positively or negatively affect his or her decision.
If you are not reassured by the actions of your attorney click on my name to send me a private message with your location in Kentucky. I have former law school classmates all over the state.
Here are the only two names in the area. They went to the same school I did but I do not know them. The closest class mate of mine is in London, KY.
Name: S. Michele Wilson Client Review Rated Position: Member Organization: S. Michele Wilson Practice Areas: Personal Injury; Social Security Disability; Bankruptcy; Collection Law; Probate; Title Opinions; Foreclosures Office: Whitley City, Kentucky (McCreary Co.) Name: E. Austin Price Client Review Rated Position: Member Organization: Austin Price Law Office Practice Areas: Personal Injury; Truck Accidents; General Liability Office: Whitley City, Kentucky (McCreary Co.)
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