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What is the process to take my family court case from Family court to a jury case?

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?

I am in Kentucky

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No

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I have a question also about a order that was given- perhaps she /he can help. I have a judge that is holding me in contempt for agreed orders that i did per their instruction my ex's attorney is trying throw incredible fees at me

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Kentucky does not allow for a jury trial in family law cases. Here is the law ( which the same for all states that I have checked).

Kentucky Revised Statutes

Title 35. DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Chapter 403. DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE - CHILD CUSTODY

General Provisions

Current through 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 193

§ 403.010. Court may grant divorce - Remarriage

A jury shall not be impaneled in any action for divorce, alimony or maintenance, but courts having general jurisdiction may grant a divorce for the cause set out in this chapter. A decree of dissolution of marriage authorizes either party to marry again.

Cite as KRS 403.010

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