Chapter I General
Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated10th Judicial Circuit - Larue, Hart and Nelson Circuit Courts
KY RHLC Ch. I
Chapter I General
B. Time Zone: The Tenth Judicial Circuit is comprised of LaRue, Nelson and Hart Counties. LaRue County and Nelson County operate on eastern time, and all times set forth herein for those counties refer to eastern time. Hart County operates on central time, and all times set forth herein for that county refer to central time.
(7) Length of Time for Hearings-On each rule day in Hart and LaRue Counties, the attorneys are to advise the Court when each docket is called whether they desire a hearing of 15 minutes or less, or a 15 to 30 minute hearing. Any hearing which will exceed 30 minutes will be continued by the Court to a date and time certain.
On each rule day in Nelson County, the attorneys are to advise the Court when each docket is called whether they desire a hearing of 3 minutes or less, or a 3 to 15 minute hearing. Any hearing which will exceed 15 minutes will be continued by the Court to a date and time certain.
E. Setting of Cases for Trial: Motions to set a non-domestic relations civil case for trial may be made on any rule day and shall contain a certification that the case will be ready for trial by the trial date. Once a case is set for trial, continuances will be reluctantly granted by the Court and only for extraordinary reasons.
Criminal cases will be set for trial through an Arraignment and Discovery Order to be signed at arraignment.
(a) All exhibits which may be used at trial shall be listed and copied, and if feasible, shall be attached to the pre-trial statement. All exhibits which cannot be attached to the pre-trial statement shall be made available for inspection by opposing counsel at a convenient location designated in the pre-trial statement.
(b) All witnesses and expert witnesses who may be used at trial shall be listed, along with their addresses and telephone numbers. Also, as to each expert witness who has not been deposed, the pre-trial statement shall state the subject matter on which the expert is expected to testify and shall state the substance of the facts and opinions to which the expert is expected to testify and a summary of the grounds for each opinion.
(d) A statement of defenses or claims of defendants, or third parties, including legal theories.
(3) Pre-trial/Settlement Conference-Upon the setting of a case for trial, the Court will also set a pre-trial/settlement conference at a time and date within thirty days of the scheduled trial. Counsel who will be trying the case and parties, or representatives of parties, shall attend that conference. Persons possessing settlement authority shall also attend that conference. Prior to such conference the parties or their counsel shall provide and file the following:
J. Copies To Be Sent to Court Reporter: A copy of any Notice of Appeal, Designation of Record or Order to Proceed in forma pauperis shall be sent to the Court Reporter by the attorney filing same. Any party desiring a transcript shall timely notify the Court Reporter of the date by which said transcript is needed.
K. Copies of Court Records: Any attorney or party who desires from the office of the Circuit Clerk more than five (5) copies of any item or items with respect to a case, including juror qualifications forms, shall cause said copies to be made by himself or his representative, and shall reimburse the office of the Circuit Clerk therefor at a rate consistent with regulations promulgated by the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts.
M. Distribution of Orders: The Clerk shall distribute copies of all orders by mail or delivery or placement in the receptacles assigned for the attorneys in the clerk's office to the persons listed under DISTRIBUTION and shall certify such mailing, delivery or placement by making a check mark by the person listed and shall initial and date the same at the bottom of the distribution list. All orders and judgments shall contain a distribution list, same to include any acts required of Clerk by said order or judgment, as set out in the following example.
Hon. John Douglas Doe
Hon. Michelle Doe
Clerk to provide copy to Master Commissioner (_____)
Clerk's initials and date
HISTORY: Amended effective January 27, 2005.
Hart, Larue and Nelson Circuit Court Ch. I, KY R HART LARUE CIR CT Ch. I
Current with amendments received through January 1, 2018
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