§ 209A.010 Purpose of chapter
§ 209A.020 Definitions for chapter
§ 209A.030 Penalty
§ 209A.045 Domestic violence shelter fund — Department of Revenue to administer — Cabinet for Health and Family Services to use — Primary service providers
§ 209A.050 Immunity from civil or criminal liability for acting upon reasonable cause
§ 209A.060 Privileged relationships not ground for excluding evidence
§ 209A.070 Confidentiality of the identity of domestic violence program clients or former clients
§ 209A.100 Report by professional of act of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse to law enforcement
§ 209A.110 Report by professional to law enforcement concerning belief that client’s or patient’s death is related to domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse
§ 209A.120 Duty of law enforcement to provide assistance as required under KRS 403.785 and 456.090 — Use of JC-3 form
§ 209A.130 Educational materials to be provided suspected victim of domestic violence and abuse or dating violence and abuse — Availability of online materials

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 209A - Spousal Abuse or Neglect

  • Cabinet: means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. See Kentucky Statutes 209A.020
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Law enforcement officer: means a member of a lawfully organized police unit or police force of county, city, or metropolitan government who is responsible for the detection of crime and the enforcement of the general criminal laws of the state, as well as a sheriff, sworn deputy sheriff, campus police officer, law enforcement support personnel, public airport authority security officer, other public and federal peace officer responsible for law enforcement, special local peace officer appointed pursuant to KRS 61. See Kentucky Statutes 209A.020
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Peace officer: includes sheriffs, constables, coroners, jailers, metropolitan and urban-county government correctional officers, marshals, policemen, and other persons with similar authority to make arrests. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Professional: means a physician, osteopathic physician, coroner, medical examiner, medical resident, medical intern, chiropractor, nurse, dentist, optometrist, emergency medical technician, paramedic, licensed mental health professional, therapist, cabinet employee, child-care personnel, teacher, school personnel, ordained minister or the denominational equivalent, victim advocate, or any organization or agency employing any of these professionals. See Kentucky Statutes 209A.020
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Victim: means an individual who is or has been abused by a spouse or former spouse or an intimate partner who meets the definition of a member of an unmarried couple as defined in KRS 403. See Kentucky Statutes 209A.020
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.