Thursday, February 23, 2012

Open Courts - Would this be Helpful??

Seems the fine state of KY is jumping on the band wagon in favor of Open Courts.. Yes there are Pro and Cons to this issue.. BUT, if those in charge of our Legal System are following the Statutes and Policies they are bound to, why should they Worry????

Link to>> House Bill 239

Oh, yea, " Best Interest of the Child " Perhaps a good point. But unless the Truth of ALL sides comes to light, how can one even determine what is "Best"??

So do read this article carefully found below this Great Thought on Truth and decide:

Bill to open some family courts advances
Feb. 23, 2012

 FRANKFORT, KY. — A bill to open family courts in some Kentucky counties to the public — a pilot project aimed at increasing trust in now-confidential proceedings — won unanimous approval from a House committee Wednesday after several judges testified in support of it.

"Jefferson Family Court Judge Patricia Walker FitzGerald said she and the other judges who attended the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the measure believe opening family court will boost accountability in the handling of cases of child abuse and neglect."

“I do not like the current system.” Fleming said. “The current system has no transparency whatsoever.”

Read More>> Courier Journal

"If you don't know your Rights. You have NONE."

 Here is a good starting point to Know Your Rights -- Index of State Summary Statutes:

Note: You may find, when searching on "single" criteria, 0 results may show up. A hint that perhaps many issues still haven't be addressed in many states?
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