COA: October 27, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

Nos. 910-928: 19 Decisions Posted with a 24 decisions designated 'to be published' with links to full text of each decision


913.  Family Law. Held family court erred in denying motion to continue the trial and reverse and remand.
Deleo v. Deleo

914.  Criminal Law. Held KRS 161.190, a Kentucky statute addressing teacher abuse, to be unconstitutional.
Masters v. Commonwealth of Kentucky

926.  Criminal Law.  Affirmed dismissal of petition for declarations of rights on claim for education credit on sentence.
Meacham v. Department of Corrections

927.  Criminal Law.  Trial court erred on voiding pretrial diversion.
Burnett v. Commonwealth of Kentucky

Selected cases that were not designated for publication in tort, insurance and civil law. None.

911.  Torts.  Affirmed summary judgment dismissing of claims against manufacturer who was successor in interest of company that made the ladder on claim it was defective ladder.
Whiteman v. Werner Company

919.  Piercing the corporate veil.
Albakri v. A&M Oil Co. Inc.



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