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UPDATED March 28, 2010

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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Before a protection order can take effect, it must be served upon the abuser. In most states, protection orders are served by the sheriff department.  You can contact the clerk of the court in the court that issued your order to find out the procedure for service if you are unsure.  For a list of Kentucky courts, check the KY Courthouse Locations page on our site.  Listed below are telephone numbers and addresses for sheriff departments in Kentucky. You may be able to find more up-to-date listings for sheriff departments on the Kentucky Sheriffs Association website.



Sheriff's Office
PO Box 426
McKee, KY 40447
Phone: (606) 287-7121


Sheriff's Office
531 Court Place Ste 604
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 574-5400
Web: http://www.jcsoky.org/


Sheriff's Office
101 S. 2nd St
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Phone: (859) 885-4139


Sheriff's Office
342-2nd St
Paintsville, KY 41240
Phone: (606) 789-3411

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