Supreme Court of Kentucky to hear arguments Dec. 7 in Frankfort; Proceedings are open to the public

The Supreme Court of Kentucky will convene Dec. 7 in Frankfort to hear oral arguments in cases that originated in Fayette, Jefferson and Owsley counties. Proceedings are open to the public and will take place in the Supreme Court Courtroom on the second floor of the state Capitol at 700 Capitol Ave. in Frankfort. The public may also observe oral arguments via the Supreme Court live stream on the Kentucky...

Fayette circuit courthouse closed this week after water line break damages four floors

A water line break Sunday night at the Robert F. Stephens Circuit Courthouse at 120 N. Limestone in Lexington has caused extensive damage to sections of the first, second, third and fourth floors. There was damage only to the Circuit Court building and the District Court building was not affected.   At this point, no scheduled hearings or trials have been cancelled, but all Circuit Court events...

Commentary: Attorneys can make difference through pro bono service for 'public good'

  By Circuit Judge Roger Crittenden (Retired) Special to KyForward   Imagine facing serious, life-changing legal issues such as bankruptcy, foreclosure, domestic violence and wrongful eviction and not being able to afford an attorney. That’s the reality for thousands of low-income Kentuckians.   As we celebrate National Pro Bono Week this week, Oct. 20-26, the Kentucky Access to Justice...