CRIMINAL DIVISION

Criminal Registry

Resumption of Summary Court Cases

Resumption of cases adjourned administratively.

Normal business operations have resumed in the Summary Court. Social Distancing measures are currently in place and to gain entry into court facilities, updated Sanitization and masking requirements must be observed.

Defendants who require further information are to call the Criminal Registry Help Desk – 244-3867   or Email: criminalregistry@judicial.ky.     The Courts offices are not open to the general public at this time, save for attendance at one’s court hearing itself.

  

Bail Applications ( Police Custody)

As social distancing is currently in place, Defendants, Defence Counsel, RCIPS Officers and ODPP Counsel are advised that these applications may be required to be made via video link, particularly if the defendant is in remand.  Please contact Criminalregistry@judicial.ky.

Internal Agencies: All Government Agencies are being asked to utilize our online drop box services to file charges. No paper applications please.

File Inspection: File inspection requests may be made by emailing Courts@judicial.ky.  As our offices are not currently open, requests will be purchased electronically and all requests should be addressed to the Deputy Clerk of Court, Mrs. Cecile Collins.

Court Attendance: See Court Attendance Section for detailed information.

Preparation of Bundles

During the ‘Shelter in Place’ period, only electronic bundles will be accepted, unless, otherwise advised by the presiding Judge.

Grand Court Case Progression

Meetings & Appointments:   Please contact the Case Progression Officer to confirm whether your case progression meetings or other meetings will be held in person or via video link. Contact  Suzanne.Livingston@Judicial.ky or 244-3871 or Grandcourtcriminal@judicial.ky.

Preparation of Bundles: Binders and papers brought to the Court are potential conveyers of the virus, these should be prepared and handled applying appropriate safety/sanitization measures and must not be handled/delivered to the Registry by staff or persons who are ill.

 

Contacts

Email: Criminalregistry@judicial.ky

Tel: Help Desk – 244-3867

 

Last Updated: October 1, 2021