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SCR 2.018 Application process

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme CourtEffective: March 1, 2020

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
II Admission of Persons to Practice Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 1, 2020
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 2.018
SCR 2.018 Application process
(1) All applications for admission to the Kentucky Bar shall be submitted on forms approved by the Board and Committee. Application forms are accessible electronically on the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions website, www.kyoba.org. All portions of the application, except for fee payment and submission of documents requiring the notarized signature of the applicant, shall be submitted electronically. Before the applicable deadline, required fees and required signed and notarized documents shall be sent to the Office of Bar Admissions by USPS mail or hand delivery.
(2) The applicant must give full and complete response(s) to all inquiries on the application as well as furnish any additional documents requested in relation to the application.
(3) Any applicant who submits an incomplete application by failing to upload the required credit report with said application will be notified of the error, and given an opportunity to upload the required documentation and pay therewith a non-refundable fee of $20.00. No action will be taken by the Office of Bar Admissions upon an incomplete application.
(4) In signing the notarized signature page of the Application, the applicant attests to the accuracy of all information contained therein. All answers on the application form must be completely candid. Lack of candor may result in possible denial of character and fitness certification. Applicants must disclose in writing on the application any circumstances or occurrences that may reflect adversely upon their character or fitness.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2020-03, eff. 3-1-20; prior amendments eff. 1-1-16 (Order 2015-20), 1-1-14 (Order 2013-12), 1-1-10 (Order 2009-12); adopted by Order 2001-2, eff. 1-1-02
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 2.018, KY ST S CT Rule 2.018
Current with amendments received through June 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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