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AP I, Sec. 2 Causes and proceedings pending

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of Justice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part I. Transition to District Court (Refs & Annos)
Administrative Procedures, AP I, Sec. 2
AP I, Sec. 2 Causes and proceedings pending
(1) Causes and proceedings pending in courts of limited jurisdiction shall include only the following:
(a) Civil action in which no judgment has been entered and in which some pretrial step has been taken within the six months previous to January 2, 1978.
(b) Probate actions in which application for the probate of a will, the appointment of an executor, or the appointment of an administrator has been filed but no final settlement has been accepted.
(c) Juvenile actions in which a petition for proceedings concerning a child has been filed but no final disposition has been made.
(d) Criminal actions in which a complaint, citation, summons or warrant has issued but no judgment has been entered. However, in no case pending longer than one year preceding January 2, 1978 shall the papers be transferred to the district court until the warrant or summons is served.
(2) All other cases undisposed filed in expired courts of limited jurisdiction may be transferred to the district court by motion of any party.

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HISTORY: Adopted eff. 1-2-78
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Note: The administrative procedures which follow were approved by the Supreme Court by Order entered November 4, 1977, to have the same effect as if issued by rule of the Supreme Court.

Editors' Notes

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF COURTS COMMENTARY
1977:
“Complaint” as used in subsection (1)(d) is to be broadly construed to include so called “arrest slips” or similar instruments used to open criminal cases in which warrantless arrests have been made.
Administrative Procedures, AP I, Sec. 2, KY ST ADMIN P AP I, Sec. 2
Current with amendments received through January 15, 2020.
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