Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2019 First Extraordinary Session
The KRS database was last updated on 01/17/2020
.010 Jurisdiction of District Court -- Court of record and continuous session.
.020 Exclusive jurisdiction granted District Court by statute -- Exception.
.030 Judicial districts. (Effective until January 2, 2023)
.030 Judicial districts. (Effective January 2, 2023)
.040 Judicial districts with one District Judge.
.050 Judicial districts with two District Judges and two numbered divisions.
.060 Judicial districts with three District Judges and three numbered divisions.
.070 Repealed, 2011.
.080 Twenty-second Judicial District.
.090 Thirtieth Judicial District.
.100 Trial commissioners.
.110 Criminal jurisdiction.
.120 Civil and probate jurisdiction.
.130 Juvenile jurisdiction.
.140 Services provided by sheriff or city police -- Compensation -- Alternate arrangements with other law enforcement officers or agencies.
.150 Procedure for transfer of coverage for judge formerly under plan established by city of second or third class.
.170 Fees and costs for civil cases.
.175 Court costs for criminal cases in District Court -- Payment required – Exceptions -- Treatment of minor defendant.
.176 Additional costs imposed in criminal cases -- Funds distributed to local governments and counties -- Funds used for police, jails, and transport of prisoners.
.1765 Additional fees for criminal cases -- Allocation to general fund and telephonic behavioral health jail triage system.
.177 Fees for criminal cases.
.178 Additional fee for sex crime, stalking, or related inchoate offenses.
.179 Additional fee for expenses of Kentucky Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
.180 Disposition of District Court fees and costs.
.185 Assessment by the fiscal court of additional fees and costs.
.190 Repealed, 2004.
.191 Repealed, 2004.
.192 Repealed, 2004.
.193 Repealed, 2004.
.195 Reporting of convictions under KRS 186.560.
.197 Position of domestic relations commissioner abolished in family court.
.220 Establishment of small claims division.
.230 Jurisdiction -- Authority.
.240 Appearance of attorneys -- Actions prohibited -- Personal representatives as parties.
.250 Limitation on number of claims filed by party during calendar year -- Exception.
.260 Commencement of action.
.270 Filing fee.
.280 Time for hearing -- Service of notice on defendant -- Continuances.
.290 Counterclaim -- Notice.
.300 Pleadings -- Forms -- Pretrial discovery not permitted.
.310 Removal of action to District or Circuit Court -- Transfer of action to small claims division.
.320 Waiver of jury trial -- Removal to regular docket when jury trial requested.
.330 Informal hearings.
.350 Informational pamphlet -- Preparation and distribution.
.360 Short title.