Northern Kentucky Family Courts
Each Northern Kentucky County has its own Family Court. Familiarity with the family court judge is essential in determining how to handle your case. An experienced family law attorney will assist a client in determining which cases to resolve via settlement and which should proceed to trial.
How The County Courts Work
Kenton County. Kenton County has 2 family court Judges, currently Christopher Mehling and Dawn Gentry. Christopher Mehling is the family court judge for Division 2 of the Kenton Circuit Court and has been the judge since first being elected in 2006. His current term of 8 years does not expire until 2022. Dawn Gentry was appointed judge for Division 5 in December 2016 and is running for the seat versus a number of candidates in May/November 2018.
Campbell County. Campbell County has only 1 family Court Judge, Richard Woeste. He has been the family court judge since being first elected in 2010 and his current term runs through 2022. He has significant experience in handling custody, support and asset division.
Boone County. Boone County currently has 2 family Court Judge, Linda Bramlage who is running unopposed in the 2018 election. Additionally, the legislature has approved a second judge position in Boone County beginning in 2019. There are currently 4-5 candidates who have announced their intention to run for this November 2018, general election. It is unclear what will happen with older cases and if they will be reassigned, but new cases may fall to either of the judges beginning in 2019.
Guiding You Through Family Court One Step At A Time
Having an experienced attorney represent you in a family court appearance is vital to the outcome of your case. The Bouldin Law Firm has extensive experience and knowledge of how the legal court systems work and how to prepare for a strategic plan to help you get the best possible outcome. Call 859-581-6453 to speak with an attorney or send us a direct message. We are ready to help you.