Civil No. 3:18-cv-00025-GFVT-EBA.

462 F.Supp.3d 724 (2020)

J.B-K.-1 and J.B-K.-2, et al., Plaintiffs, v. SECRETARY OF the KENTUCKY CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. Kentucky, Central Division. Frankfort.

Signed May 28, 2020.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Justin W. Ross , Thomas Edwin Joseph Travis , Douglas L. McSwain , Richard Frank Dawahare , Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP, Lexington, KY, for Plaintiffs.

Catherine Elaine York , Mona S. Womack , Cabinet for Health & Family Services —Frankfort Office of Legal Services, Frankfort, KY, for Defendants Secretary of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Commissioner of Kentucky Department for Community Based Services.

M. Stephen Pitt , Matthew F. Kuhn , S. Chad Meredith , Attorney General's Office, Mona S. Womack , Catherine Elaine York , Johann Frederick Herklotz , Matthew Harold Kleinert , Cabinet for Health & Family Services—Frankfort Office of Legal Services, Frankfort, KY, for Defendant Elizabeth Caywood.


This case centers around a dispute involving Kentucky's implementation of Title IV-E of the Social Security Act with respect to foster care maintenance payments. Defendants argue that in order to be eligible for these payments, a removed child must be...

Let's get started


Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases