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SCR 2.120 Administration of oath of issuance of certificate of admission to practice law

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme CourtEffective: September 1, 2020

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
II Admission of Persons to Practice Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 1, 2020
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 2.120
SCR 2.120 Administration of oath of issuance of certificate of admission to practice law
An applicant approved for admission under SCR 2.085, 2.090, 2.110, 2.111 or 2.112 must apply for and be granted a certificate of admission prior to engaging in the practice of law in this state. As prerequisites for the issuance of such a certificate an applicant shall pay the current annual dues or fees of the Kentucky Bar Association authorized under SCR 3.040, and a final fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) to the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions, and shall be administered the Constitutional Oath of Office either by a Justice of the Supreme Court or by the Clerk of the Supreme Court. Upon completion of the prerequisites, the Clerk shall deliver to the applicant a Certificate of Admission on a form approved by the Court, and the issuance of the certificate shall be duly recorded by the Clerk.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2020-60, eff. 9-1-20; prior amendments eff. 3-1-13 (Order 2012-01), 1-1-10 (Order 2009-12), 1-1-02 (Order 2001-2); adopted by Order 86-2, eff. 2-24-86
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 2.120, KY ST S CT Rule 2.120
Current with amendments received through June 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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