2018 Kentucky Revised Statutes
.770 Confidentiality of records -- Expungement of records -- Disclosure of information, log.

Universal Citation: KY Rev Stat § 387.770 (2018)

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387.770 Confidentiality of records -- Expungement of records -- Disclosure of information, log. (1) (2) (3) All determinations of disability and orders of appointment, modification, and termination shall be filed as public records with the clerk of the court. All other court records of a respondent made in all proceedings under KRS 387.500 to 387.770 shall be confidential and shall not be open to the general public except as provided in subsection (3) of this section. Following the dismissal or withdrawal of a petition filed under this chapter or a determination that a respondent is no longer disabled, the respondent may at any time move to have all court records pertaining to the proceedings expunged from the files of the court, provided that he submits a full release of all claims arising from the proceedings. Any person seeking to obtain confidential information contained in the court files or the court records of proceedings under KRS 387.500 to 387.770 may file a written motion stating why the information is needed. The court may issue an order to disclose such information upon a showing that the disclosure is appropriate under the circumstances and in the best interest of the person or the public. The court shall maintain a log of the individuals and entities granted access to the file or records. Effective: July 1, 1982 History: Created 1982 Ky. Acts ch. 141, sec. 28, effective July 1, 1982.
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