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SCR 3.040 Dues: date of payment and amount

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme CourtEffective: April 1, 2022

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
III Practice of Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 1, 2022
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 3.040
SCR 3.040 Dues: date of payment and amount
(1) On or before July 1 of each year every member of the Association, including every justice or judge of the Kentucky Court of Justice and United States judge in or who is appointed from or maintains a residence in Kentucky, except board-designated honorary members, shall be assessed dues for the ensuing twelve months. Dues shall be fixed by the Supreme Court on recommendation of the Board. Dues shall be paid to the treasurer on or before September 1 of each year.
(2) Any member of the association shall be relieved of the payment of dues for any fiscal year in which the member serves actively in the armed services of the United States of America. The annual waiver of dues shall also apply to members who are spouses of active duty military servicemembers.
(3) The class of membership designated Senior Retired Inactive Member, established by the Supreme Court in SCR 3.030, shall not be required to pay annual dues.
(4) Unless the member has been classified under Senior Retired Inactive Member pursuant to SCR 3.030(4) or Disabled Inactive Member pursuant to SCR 3.030(5), the member may apply in writing to the Kentucky Bar Association to be relieved of the payment of dues by reason of undue hardship arising from disability, sickness or financial condition. The application shall be copied to the Governors from the district in which the attorney lives, who may or may not recommend in writing to the President that such relief be granted, giving the reasons therefor. Thereupon the President shall have the authority to rule on the application and to notify the Treasurer by written order that the attorney is relieved of the payment of dues. The President shall file the order with the registrar along with the recommendation(s) of the Governor(s).


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2022-11, eff. 4-1-22; prior amendments eff. 1-1-4 (Order 2013-12), 3-1-12 (Order 2012-01), 1-1-02 (Order 2001-2), 4-1-82 (Order 82-1), 2-1-81, 2-1-78, 1-1-78, 10-14-74, 7-2-71
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 3.040, KY ST S CT Rule 3.040
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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