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Updates on Evictions Filings, the President's Executive Order, and a New Eviction Diversion Program
Posted by Stephen Marshall on
In most parts of the state, the courts are accepting eviction filings, so I wanted to give an update on what I’m seeing and hearing: Some counties (Clark, Madison, Mercer) are interpreting the Kentucky Supreme Court’s order allowing evictions to proceed as requiring ALL landlords to give a 30-day notice prior to filing an eviction. I think that is the wrong interpretation of the order, as the 30-day language in the order is only mentioned in connection with the CARES Act. What’s more, if every property was required to give a 30-day notice, there would be no reason to also...
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