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Find and prepare litigation forms faster with the newest edition of Kentucky’s trusted forms resource: Caldwell’s Kentucky Form Book.

Building on its long tradition as the essential litigation forms resource for Kentucky, Caldwell’s Kentucky Form Book is now available in a new Fifth Edition, which replaces the previous edition last updated in 1994. Available in a print & CD-ROM package or online at lexis.com, the must-have Fifth Edition provides nearly 2,000 official AOC and author-drafted forms and 200 chapters providing court forms, practice context and practice resources for virtually every legal topic, including 25 new chapters.

Prepared in conjunction with UK/CLE, the Fifth Edition has been completely re-written and re-organized. You can feel confident knowing that this long-awaited new edition of Caldwell’s provides unique insights and practice-tested resources from Kentucky attorneys you know and trust.

Caldwell's Kentucky Form Book covers the following topics:

UNIT 1 KENTUCKY LEGAL SYSTEM
UNIT 2 KENTUCKY CIVIL PROCEDURE
UNIT 3 DISCOVERY
UNIT 4 APPEALS
UNIT 5 TORT LAW
UNIT 6 REMEDIES/COLLECTION/EXECUTION ON JUDGMENT
UNIT 7 CRIMINAL LAW (Reserved)
UNIT 8 COMMERCIAL LAW
UNIT 9 CONTRACT LAW
UNIT 10 ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE
UNIT 11 FAMILY LAW
UNIT 12 LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
UNIT 13 REAL PROPERTY
UNIT 14 BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ENTITIES
UNIT 15 MISCELLANEOUS
FORMS INDEX

Caldwell's Kentucky Form Book was revised by prominent Kentucky attorneys:
  • Kevin P. Bucknam
  • Helen Bongard
  • Richard H.C. Clay
  • Valerie M. Marshall
  • John T. McGarvey
  • Elizabeth Ullmer Mendel
  • Loren T. Prizant
  • Barton T. Rogers
  • David T. Schaefer
  • Jason R. Sowards
  • Melinda T. Sunderland
  • David C. Trimble
  • Lisa E. von Weigen
  • Mike Wilson
  • Authors / Contributors

    Table of Contents

    VOLUME 1
    KENTUCKY ONLINE RESOURCE DIRECTORY
    UNIT 1 KENTUCKY LEGAL SYSTEM
    Chapter 1 Attorney and Client
    Chapter 2 Small Claims Court
    Chapter 3 District Courts
    Chapter 4 Circuit Court
    Chapter 5 Family Court
    Chapter 6 Drug Court
    Chapter 7 Administrative Office of the Courts-Forms
    Chapter 8 Kentucky Board of Claims
    Chapter 9 Writ of Prohibition
    Chapter 10 Officers
    Chapter 11 Oaths
    Chapter 12 Bonds
    Chapter 13 Circuit Clerks
    Chapter 14 County Clerks
    Chapter 15 Curators
    Chapter 16 Trial Commissioners
    Chapter 17 Justices of the Peace
    Chapter 18 Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
    Chapter 19 Juries
    Chapter 20 Stenographers and Interpreters
    Chapter 21 Notary Public
    Chapter 22 Contempt
    Chapter 23 Lost Records
    Chapters 24-29 Reserved

    UNIT 2 KENTUCKY CIVIL PROCEDURE
    Chapter 30 Outline of Kentucky Civil Procedure
    Chapter 31 Appendix of Official Forms
    Chapter 32 Forma Pauperis
    Chapter 33 Verification
    Chapter 34 Summons, Constructive Service
    Chapter 35 Complaints
    Chapter 36 Service of Process (Long-Arm Statute Or Rule)
    Chapter 37 Warning Orders and Warning Order Attorneys
    Chapter 38 Venue and Change of Venue
    Chapter 39 Answers
    Chapter 40 Agreed Case
    Chapter 41 Compromise and Settlement
    Chapter 42 Counterclaims
    Chapter 43 Cross-Claims
    Chapter 44 Impleader
    Chapter 45 Interpleader
    Chapter 46 Intervention
    Chapter 47 Private Indemnity
    Chapter 48 Removal of Civil Case From State to Federal Court
    Chapter 49 Replies
    Chapter 50 Revival of Actions (Substitution of Parties)
    Chapter 51 Motions and Notices
    Chapter 52 Continuance
    Chapter 53 Pre-Trial Orders
    Chapter 54 Subpoenas
    Chapter 55 Witnesses
    Chapter 56 Verdicts
    Chapter 57 New Trial and Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict
    Chapter 58 Judgments and Orders (Civil)
    Chapter 59 Costs
    Chapter 60 Estoppel
    Chapter 61 Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
    Chapter 62 Class Actions
    Chapter 63 Antitrust Actions
    Chapter 64 Arbitration-Action to Vacate Award
    Chapter 65 Arbitration-Action to Compel Arbitration
    Chapter 66 Arbitration-Action to Enforce Or Confirm Arbitration Award
    Chapters 67-79 Reserved

    UNIT 3 DISCOVERY
    Chapter 80 Discovery-Scope of and Limitations Upon (Rule 26)
    Chapter 81 Discovery-Depositions Upon Oral Examination (Rules 30, 32)
    Chapter 82 Discovery-Depositions Upon Written Questions (Rule 31)
    Chapter 83 Discovery-Written Interrogatories (Rule 33) Chapter 84 Discovery-Requests For Production of Documents and Things Or For Inspection of Property
    Chapter 85 Discovery-Physical and Mental Examination of Persons (Rule 35)
    Chapter 86 Discovery-Requests For Admissions (Ky. Cr 36)
    Chapter 87 Discovery-Subpoena
    Chapter 88 Discovery-Sanctions (Rule 37)
    Chapters 89-99 Reserved

    VOLUME 2
    UNIT 4 APPEALS
    Chapter 100 Appeals From Kentucky District Courts to Circuit Court
    Chapter 101 Appeals to the Kentucky Court of Appeals
    Chapter 102 Appeals to Kentucky Court of Appeals of Workers' Compensation Decisions
    Chapter 103 Appeals to the Kentucky Supreme Court
    Chapter 104 Criminal Appeals
    Chapter 105 Special Appellate Remedies
    Chapter 106 Appeals to the United States Court of Appeals For the Sixth Circuit
    Chapter 107 Appeals to the United States Supreme Court
    Chapters 108-119 Reserved

    UNIT 5 TORT LAW
    Chapter 120 Assault and Battery
    Chapter 121 False Imprisonment
    Chapter 122 Fraud
    Chapter 123 Malicious Prosecution and Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings
    Chapter 124 Abuse of Process
    Chapter 125 Infliction of Emotional Distress
    Chapter 126 Trespass to Chattel
    Chapter 127 Conversion
    Chapter 128 Invasion of Privacy Torts
    Chapter 129 Libel and Slander
    Chapter 130 Negligence
    Chapter 131 Premises Liability
    Chapter 132 Dram Shop/Liquor Liability
    Chapter 133 Bailment
    Chapter 134 Carriers
    Chapter 135 Automobiles/ No Fault/ Uninsured Motorist
    Chapter 136 Medical Malpractice
    Chapter 137 Products Liability
    Chapter 138 Ultrahazardous Activities
    Chapter 139 Nuisance
    Chapter 140 Animals
    Chapter 141 Wrongful Death
    Chapter 142 Constitutional Torts
    Chapter 143 Business Torts
    Chapters 144-149 Reserved

    UNIT 6 REMEDIES/COLLECTION/EXECUTION ON JUDGMENT
    Chapter 150 Attachment and Garnishment
    Chapter 151 Executions
    Chapter 152 Writ of Possession
    Chapter 153 Mechanic's Liens
    Chapter 154 Insolvent Debtors
    Chapter 155 Homestead
    Chapter 156 Injunctions
    Chapter 157 Receivers
    Chapters 158-169 Reserved

    VOLUME 3
    UNIT 7 CRIMINAL LAW
    Chapter 170-189 Reserved UNIT 8 COMMERCIAL LAW
    Chapter 190 Sales
    Chapter 191 Commercial Paper
    Chapter 192 Consumer Protection
    Chapter 193 Subscriptions
    Chapter 194 Insurance
    Chapter 195 Guaranty
    Chapter 196 Payment
    Chapter 197 Usury
    Chapter 198 Receipts and Releases
    Chapter 199 Trademarks and Trade Names
    Chapter 200 Principal and Agent
    Chapter 201 Principal and Surety
    Chapters 202-209 Reserved

    UNIT 9 CONTRACT LAW
    Chapter 210 Contracts
    Chapter 211 Accord and Satisfaction
    Chapter 212 Accounts and Accounting
    Chapter 213 Money Paid
    Chapter 214 Specific Performance
    Chapter 215 Mitigation of Damages
    Chapters 216-229 Reserved

    UNIT 10 ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE
    Chapter 230 Wills
    Chapter 231 Trusts
    Chapter 232 Probate Procedures Dispensing With Administration
    Chapter 233 Probate Procedures Testate and Intestate
    Chapter 234 Executors and Administrators
    Chapter 235 Escheat
    Chapters 236-249 Reserved

    UNIT 11 FAMILY LAW
    Chapter 250 Husband and Wife
    Chapter 251 Marriage and Cohabitation
    Chapter 252 Annulment (Declaration of Invalidity)
    Chapter 253 Divorce
    Chapter 254 Dower and Curtesy
    Chapter 255 Paternity
    Chapter 256 Parent and Child
    Chapter 257 Infants
    Chapter 258 Juvenile Code Proceedings
    Chapter 259 Guardian Ad Litem and Next Friend
    Chapter 260 Guardians and Conservators (Mentally Disabled Persons)
    Chapter 261 Guardian and Ward of Minors
    Chapter 262 Seduction
    Chapter 263 Child Support
    Chapter 264 Domestic Violence
    Chapter 265 Name Change
    Chapter 266 Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption
    Chapter 267 Mental Illness Or Retardation Commitments
    Chapter 268 Abortion-Self-Consent By Minor
    Chapter 269 Health Care Actions
    Chapters 270-279 Reserved

    VOLUME 4
    UNIT 12 LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
    Chapter 280 Work and Labor
    Chapter 281 Workers' Compensation
    Chapter 282 Master and Servant
    Chapter 283 Wrongful Termination
    Chapter 284 Employment Discrimination
    Chapter 285 Workplace Harassment
    Chapter 286 Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health
    Chapter 287 Kentucky Department of Labor Forms
    Chapters 288-299 Reserved

    UNIT 13 REAL PROPERTY
    Chapter 300 Lands
    Chapter 301 Enforcement of Mortgage Liens
    Chapter 302 Fixtures
    Chapter 303 Adverse Possession
    Chapter 304 Trespass
    Chapter 305 Ejectment
    Chapter 306 Fraudulent and Preferential Conveyances
    Chapter 307 Condemnation (Eminent Domain)
    Chapter 308 Housing Discrimination Complaints
    Chapter 309 Landlord and Tenant
    Chapter 310 Forcible Entry and Detainer
    Chapter 311 Waste
    Chapter 312 Lis Pendens
    Chapter 313 Quieting Title
    Chapter 314 Vendor and Purchaser
    Chapter 315 Real Covenants
    Chapter 316 Easements
    Chapter 317 Fiducial Sales
    Chapter 318 Partition and Judicial Sales
    Chapters 319-329 Reserved

    UNIT 14 BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ENTITIES
    Chapter 330 Partnership
    Chapter 331 Municipal Corporations
    Chapter 332 Warehousemen
    Chapter 333 Schools
    Chapter 334 Auctions & Auctioneers
    Chapter 335 Railroads
    Chapter 336 Telegraphs and Telephones
    Chapter 337 Street Railways, Buses and Taxi Cabs
    Chapter 338 Drainage, Reclamation, and Sewer Districts
    Chapters 339-349 Reserved

    UNIT 15 MISCELLANEOUS
    Chapter 350 Environmental Protection
    Chapter 351 Gaming
    Chapter 352 Logs and Timber
    Chapter 353 Waters
    Chapter 354 Mines and Mining
    Chapter 355 Taxes
    Chapter 356 Roads and Passways

    FORMS INDEX