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Kentucky Court of Justice launches updated website on Jan. 5; new design, features at kycourts.gov

The Kentucky Court of Justice is launching an updated website on Jan. 5. “The state court system’s new site has a modern design, improved navigation and advanced functions,” Administrative Office of the Courts Director Laurie K. Dudgeon said. “Providing a better web and mobile presence is another way we’re using technology to make it easier to do business with the courts.” The redesigned...

Commentary: Kentucky’s civil legal aid programs brace for unprecedented need for legal help

As we begin the process of reopening the economy and emerging from the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic, health, and social/emotional hardships facing our communities will become clearer. COVID-19 will leave countless Kentuckians with new and unanticipated challenges. Many of the challenges will involve civil legal issues: keeping one’s home, protection from abuse, securing benefits...