Std. of Review: Whether court had subject matter jurisdiction

Whether or not a court had subject-matter jurisdiction over the case is a question of law. The standard of review for questions of law is de novo. Floyd County Bd. of Educ. v. Ratliff, 955 S.W.2d 921 (Ky. 1997). With this standard in mind, we will examine the issues.

FROM:

H. (N.)
VS.
CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
OPINION AFFIRMING
CLAYTON (PRESIDING JUDGE)
ACREE (CONCURS) AND CAPERTON (CONCURS)
2010-CA-000955-ME
TO BE PUBLISHED
SIMPSON CLAYTON, JUDGE: This is an appeal from Simpson Circuit Court regarding a paternity determination. Finding there were no marital relations between the husband and wife in this action for more than ten months around the birth of the child, we conclude that the Simpson Circuit Court had subject-matter jurisdiction over this paternity action.

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