§ 452.005 Venue for civil claims against the Commonwealth — Certification of service on Attorney General — Notice — Legislative intent — Requirement of consent to be named as party — Legislative immunity or privilege
§ 452.010 Grounds for change of venue
§ 452.020 Notice to adverse party
§ 452.030 Application for change of venue — Hearing — Witnesses — Decision
§ 452.040 Not more than one change of venue allowed each party
§ 452.050 Order changing venue — To what county
§ 452.060 Transfer of papers on change of venue
§ 452.070 Order void unless expense of removal paid in ten (10) days
§ 452.080 When removed case stands for trial
§ 452.090 Power of court to which action removed
§ 452.105 Transfer of case on party’s motion upon determination of improper venue
§ 452.110 Application of KRS 452.010 to 452.090
§ 452.210 Change of venue to secure fair trial
§ 452.220 Application by state or defendant, how made and determined
§ 452.230 Removal from county in state of lawlessness
§ 452.240 Not more than one change of venue allowed each party
§ 452.250 Transfer of papers on change of venue
§ 452.260 Proceedings when defendant is in custody or on bail
§ 452.270 Recognizances of witnesses — Preparation for trial
§ 452.280 Power of court to which action removed
§ 452.290 Retransfer to original county after state of lawlessness ends
§ 452.300 Who may make motion for retransfer
§ 452.310 Retransfer of papers
§ 452.320 Proceedings on retransfer when defendant is in custody
§ 452.330 Recognizances of witnesses on retransfer — Preparation for trial
§ 452.350 Application of KRS 452.210 to 452.330
§ 452.400 Certain actions concerning realty to be brought in county where land is situated
§ 452.405 Where action for recovery of fine or forfeiture, against public officer or on official bond must be brought
§ 452.410 Where action concerning will must be brought
§ 452.415 Where action involving estate of deceased persons or assigned estates must be brought
§ 452.420 Where action for distribution, partition or sale of decedent’s estate must be brought
§ 452.425 Where action by ward against guardian must be brought
§ 452.430 Where action against Kentucky Board of Education must be brought
§ 452.435 Where action against prisoner or asylum inmate must be brought
§ 452.440 Where action upon return of “no property found” to be brought
§ 452.445 Where action against bank or insurance company may be brought
§ 452.450 Where tort or contract action against corporation must be brought
§ 452.453 Where action against tobacco growers and warehousemen must be brought
§ 452.455 Where action against common carrier upon contract to carry property or for tort must be brought
§ 452.460 Where action for injury to person, property or character must be brought
§ 452.465 Where action against persons constructively summoned must be brought
§ 452.470 Where action for maintenance or dissolution must be brought
§ 452.475 Where action against contractor for public work may be brought
§ 452.480 Where transitory action may be brought
§ 452.485 When judgment in transitory action not to be rendered against single defendant
§ 452.490 When judgment in transitory action not to be rendered against several defendants — Bankruptcy
§ 452.495 When defendant in transitory action is immune from summons
§ 452.500 Removal of defendant after commencement of action
§ 452.505 Revenue and fiscal cases
§ 452.510 Criminal prosecutions
§ 452.520 River or road dividing counties
§ 452.530 Rivers along state boundary
§ 452.540 Person in one county, offense in another
§ 452.550 Offense partly in one county and partly in another
§ 452.560 Injury in one county, death in another
§ 452.570 Accessory in one county, offense committed in another
§ 452.580 Property unlawfully obtained in one county, brought through another
§ 452.590 Property transported into state
§ 452.600 Kidnapping, seizing or confining person
§ 452.610 Publishing libelous matter in newspaper
§ 452.620 Doubt as to where offense committed
§ 452.630 Prosecution where process for arrest first issued
§ 452.650 Waiver of venue
§ 452.700 Applicability of chapter to actions in District Court — Exception

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 452 - Venue and Change of Venue

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • real estate: includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interest therein, other than a chattel interest. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.