On March 27, 2020, the Supreme Court of Kentucky issued Emergency Order 2020-14 regarding parenting time and timesharing during the COVID-19 pandemic. In general, that Order states that exisiting custody and visitation orders are still in effect. The Court recognized that reasonable accomodations must be made to account for extenuating circumstances related to COVID-19.
Emergency Order 2020-14 details certain circumstances in which a court order might be considered temporarily modified, such as when a parent tests postive for COVID-19. The full text of the Emergency Order is available here.
Current clients should contact their assigned advocate with questions about their custody orders and Emergency Order 2020-14.
Contact Kentucky Legal Aid. You may apply for services by calling (270) 782-5740.