Legal Information: Kentucky

Housing Laws

October 7, 2022

What is the legal definition of a "named individual"?

A “named individual” is the respondent or defendant in one of the following orders:

  • an emergency protective order or temporary interpersonal protective order prohibiting all unauthorized contact;
  • a domestic violence protective order or interpersonal protective order (long-term orders entered after both parties have the opportunity to attend court and be heard by the judge) prohibiting all unauthorized contact; or
  • a criminal pre-trial release no contact order issued against an abuser after being arrested for assault, sexual offense, or violation of a protective order.1

1 K.R.S. § 383.300(a)

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