Scott Coffey vs. James M. Wethington.
Granted Discretionary Review by Supreme Court of Kentucky on 3/13/2013
From Green County, Judge Janet Coleman (Special Judge)
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- Argument at SCOKY on Nov. 13, 2013
“Child Custody. Standing. KRS 403.822. Issues involve whether relatives, having procured an emergency custody order upon the death of the mother and “primary residential custodian” of teenaged twins, have standing under KRS 403.822(1)(b) to be considered within the KRS 403.800(13) definition of “person acting as a parent” in custody litigation against the biological father who had joint custody but had not seen the children for over a year.”
Discretionary Review granted 3/13/2013
Green Circuit Court, Judge Janet P. Coleman
Attorney for Appellants: James Lee Avritt, Jr.
Attorney for Appellee: Elmer J. George
(Note: Justice Keller is recused)
Court of Appeals Decision: