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FCRPP 17 Service

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedFamily Court Rules of Procedure and Practice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice
VII. Dependency, Neglect or Abuse
Kentucky Family Rules of Practice and Procedure FCRPP 17
FCRPP 17 Service
(1) A copy of the petition and summons, and an emergency custody order, if any, shall be served upon parents or persons exercising custodial control or supervision or who have been awarded legal custody by a court or claims a right to legal custody under the law of this state. It may be served by any person authorized to serve process except an employee of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
(2) If the location or identity of a parent or person exercising custodial control is unknown, the petition and summons shall be served as directed by the court, which may include service on the nearest known adult relative, service by mail to the last known address, or other service directed by the court and given in a manner reasonably calculated to give actual notice. Service may be by warning order if other means are not effective. The petitioner shall identify the nearest known adult relative in the petition.
(3) A notice and statement of the rights and a blank affidavit of indigency, which contain the contents of the official AOC forms, AOC-DNA-2.2 (Notice of Emergency Removal), and AOC-DNA-11 (Financial Statement, Affidavit of Indigence, Request for Counsel and Order) shall be served with the emergency custody order. The official AOC forms are available for use in compliance with this rule.


HISTORY: Adopted by Order 2020-1, eff. 2-1-20
KY Family Court Rules FCRPP 17, KY ST FAM CT FCRPP 17
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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