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SCR 3.670 Extension of time requirements

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Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
III Practice of Law (Refs & Annos)
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 3.670
SCR 3.670 Extension of time requirements
(1) The time requirements associated with completion of continuing legal education and certification thereof may be extended by the Commission in case of hardship or other good cause clearly warranting relief. Requests for time extensions shall be made to the Commission in writing. All requests for hardship time extensions must be received by the Commission no later than the September 15 following the end of the educational year for which the time extension is sought. Requests must set forth all circumstances upon which the request is based, including supporting documentation.
(2) A member who fails to complete the mandatory CLE requirements for any educational year, and who cannot show hardship or other good cause clearly warranting relief, may submit an application for a non-hardship extension of time. The application, which shall be made on KBA forms or by such other appropriate method approved by the Commission, must meet the following requirements:
(a) Applications will not be deemed complete but will be accepted prior to earning and reporting the credits required to cure the deficiency if the application contains a detailed plan for completing the annual requirement. The detailed plan must contain specific information regarding the accredited program(s) that will be taken, including the date, delivery format, location, and sponsor of the program.
(b) In any event, all required credits must be completed and reported, and the application must be received by the Director for CLE pursuant to the fee and filing schedule set forth in section (c) below.
(c) Fee and filing schedule:
(i) For complete applications received by August 15 following the end of the educational year for which the extension is sought, the application fee is $250.00.
(ii) For complete applications received by September 15 following the end of the educational year for which the extension is sought, the application fee is $350.00.
(iii) For complete applications received by October 15 following the end of the educational year for which the extension is sought, the application fee is $500.
(iv) No applications for non-hardship time extensions will be accepted after October 15 following the end of the educational year for which the extension is sought.
(3) Failure to comply with extended time requirements granted by the Commission pursuant to SCR 3.645 (1) or (2), including both completion of continuing legal education activities and certification thereof, shall subject the member to the sanctions of SCR 3.675: Suspension for Non-Compliance.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2020-03, eff. 3-1-20; prior amendment eff. 1-1-18 (Order 2017-18); adopted by Order 2013-12, eff. 1-1-14
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 3.670, KY ST S CT Rule 3.670
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2020.
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