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2018 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 387 - GUARDIANS -- CONSERVATORS -- CURATORS OF CONVICTS
.020 Jurisdiction of District Courts over guardians, limited guardians, and conservators -- Venue of proceedings.
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387.020 Jurisdiction of District Courts over guardians, limited guardians, and
conservators -- Venue of proceedings.
District Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction for the appointment and removal of
guardians, limited guardians, and conservators for minors, and for the management
and settlement of their accounts.
If the minor is a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, venue for all
proceedings under KRS 387.010 to 387.280 shall be:
(a) In the county where the will of the minor's last surviving parent was probated,
if that will nominates a guardian, limited guardian, or conservator pursuant to
(b) In all other cases, in the county where the minor resides.
If the minor is not a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the venue for all
proceedings under KRS 387.010 to 387.280 shall be in the county where the real or
personal property of the minor is located, or if the minor has real or personal
property in more than one (1) county, then venue shall be in any one (1) of the
counties where property of the minor is located and where proceedings are first
brought for the appointment of a guardian, limited guardian, or conservator.
Effective: July 13, 1990
History: Amended 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 487, sec. 2, effective July 13, 1990. -- Amended
1976 (1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts ch. 14, sec. 329, effective January 2, 1978. -Amended 1968 Ky. Acts ch. 200 sec. 3. -- Amended 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 195, sec. 1, 2.
-- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky.
Stat. sec. 2015.
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