Legal Information: Kentucky
Updated: September 29, 2021
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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