FRANKFORT, Ky. (WEHT)- Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice, John D. Minton Jr. announced new temporary changes to how the court will operate going forward.
Temporary child support and in-custody juvenile detention hearings have been added to the list of emergency or time-sensitive matters. Judges must use telephonic or video technology to conduct all hearings, unless the parties are unable to. In-person courtroom attendance is limited to 10 people.
Judges may also use telephonic or video technology in all civil or probate matters that “require prompt attention.”
The changes will stay in effect until April 24th.
(This story was originally published on March 26, 2020)