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SCR 3.010 General definitions

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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 3.010
SCR 3.010 General definitions
As used throughout this Rule 3, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:
“Association” is the Kentucky Bar Association.
“Attorney” is a person licensed or authorized to practice law.
“Board” is the Board of Governors of the Association.
“Bylaws” means the bylaws of the Association.
“Charge” means the pleading by which the Association charges an attorney with unprofessional conduct.
“Circuit clerk” is the clerk of the court of respondent's present or last known residence.
“Clerk” is the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Kentucky.
“Committee” means the Committee on Character and Fitness as defined in Rule 2.040.
“Complainant” means the party who causes to be initiated an investigation of an attorney, or who causes to be initiated a proceeding under Rule 3.160. The complainant may be a person or entity.
“Court” is the Supreme Court of Kentucky.
“Director” is the Director of the Association.
“District” means a prescribed geographical and political area of the state.
“Governor” is an elected member of the board.
“Law student” means any person enrolled in an approved law school who has successfully completed the first year therein.
“Member” means an attorney in good standing as required by the rules of the court.
“Officer” means a member elected or appointed pursuant to the rules.
“President” is the President of the Association.
“President-Elect” is the President-Elect of the Association.
“Registrar” is the Registrar of the Association.
“Respondent” is an attorney against whom a charge is filed.
“Rules” are the rules of the Court.
“Section” means a body of members actively interested in and promoting improvements in a particular branch of law.
“Time” is computed as under the Rules of Civil Procedure.
“Treasurer” is the Treasurer of the Association.
“Trial commissioner” means the commissioner appointed pursuant to the provisions of Rule 3.230 and other rules governing disciplinary procedures.
“Vice-President” is the Vice-President of the Association.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2005-10, eff. 1-1-06; prior amendments eff. 1-1-04 (Order 2003-4), 11-15-91 (Order 91-2), 9-15-90, 4-1-82, 7-1-78, 1-1-78, 7-2-71
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 3.010, KY ST S CT Rule 3.010
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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