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Family Court Judge District 30 Division 3

Family Court is a division of Circuit Court, which is the highest trial court in Kentucky. Family Court hears cases involving dissolution of marriage, spousal support and equitable distribution of property, child custody, support and visitation, paternity, adoption, domestic violence, dependency, neglect and abuse, termination of parental rights, and status offenses (runaways, truancy, beyond control). Term: 8 yearsQualifications: A candidate for Family Court Judge must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of both the Commonwealth and of the district from which he is elected for 2 years next preceding his taking office and licensed to practice law in the courts of the Commonwealth and a licensed attorney for at least 8 years.

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    Lori Goodwin
    (NP)

  • Ellie Kerstetter
    (NP)

  • Daren Neel
    (NP)

Biographical Information

As a family court Judge, please explain new ideas to hear cases quicker yet allowing each case the appropriate amount of time. Please discuss your answer during both remote litigation, as well as in-person litigation.

Assuming you, as a family Judge have improved the current issues raised in question #1, what new ideas and improvements do you have to get written thoughtful decisions out quickly?

How long have you practiced law and what is your experience in Family Court?

Would you apply the law as a Judge to a set of facts, even though it is a decision that will be difficult to make?

What is your demeanor in court toward your staff, litigants, attorneys and the community?

Campaign Phone (502) 500-9288
Contact email lorigoodwinforjudge@gmail.com
Current Job Staff Attorney at Legal Aid Society, Family Law Unit
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