What should I do if my child is facing a Title IX case at their high school in Kentucky? VIDEO

If your child is facing a Title IX case at their high school in Kentucky, you need to take the necessary precautions before you engage with the school in any capacity, too much is at stake. Although the Title IX Final Rule allows for a more structured and arguably equitable process than previous guidance, you cannot assume it will be a fair process.

It will require dedicated effort for an accused student to be found not responsible. The Title IX Final Rule also allows for high school to use either an investigation or a live hearing model. Each has its own pros and cons, so you need to familiarize yourself with how the school will address and adjudicate the case.

It is a high stakes and an involved process. Each step through the process needs to be calculated. An experienced attorney-advisor will be your son or daughter's best ally if they're facing a Title IX case at their high school in Kentucky and they should be involved from as early as possible in the process to help work towards a favorable outcome.

Kentucky high schools where Joseph D. Lento can help as your child's student's Title IX advisor during investigations, hearings and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following school districts:

A

  • Adair County Schools
  • Allen County Schools
  • Anchorage Independent Schools
  • Anderson County Schools
  • Ashland Independent School District
  • Augusta Independent Schools

B

  • Ballard County Schools
  • Barbourville Independent Schools
  • Bardstown City Schools
  • Barren County Schools
  • Bath County Schools
  • Beechwood Independent School District (Fort Mitchell)
  • Bell County Schools
  • Bellevue Independent Schools
  • Berea Independent Schools
  • Boone County Schools
  • Bourbon County Schools
  • Bowling Green Independent Schools
  • Boyd County Public Schools
  • Boyle County School District
  • Bracken County Schools
  • Breathitt County Schools
  • Breckinridge County Schools
  • Bullitt County Public Schools
  • Burgin Independent Schools
  • Butler County Schools

C

  • Caldwell County Schools
  • Calloway County Schools
  • Campbell County Schools
  • Campbellsville Independent Schools
  • Carlisle County Schools
  • Carroll County Schools
  • Carter County Schools
  • Casey County Schools
  • Caverna Independent Schools (Cave City/Horse Cave)
  • Christian County Public Schools
  • Clark County Schools
  • Clay County Schools
  • Clinton County Schools
  • Cloverport Independent Schools
  • Corbin Independent School District
  • Covington Independent Public Schools
  • Crittenden County Schools
  • Cumberland County Schools

D

  • Danville Independent Schools
  • Daviess County Public Schools
  • Dawson Springs Independent Schools
  • Dayton Independent Schools

E

  • East Bernstadt Independent School
  • Edmonson County Schools
  • Elizabethtown Independent Schools
  • Elliott County Schools
  • Eminence Independent Schools
  • Erlanger-Elsmere Schools
  • Estill County Schools

F

  • Fairview Independent Schools (Westwood, Boyd County)
  • Fayette County Public Schools
  • Fleming County Schools
  • Floyd County Schools
  • Fort Thomas Independent Schools
  • Frankfort Independent Schools
  • Franklin County Public Schools
  • Fulton County Schools
  • Fulton Independent Schools

G

  • Gallatin County Schools
  • Garrard County Schools
  • Glasgow Independent Schools
  • Grant County Schools
  • Graves County Schools
  • Grayson County Schools
  • Green County Schools
  • Greenup County Schools

H

  • Hancock County Schools
  • Hardin County Schools
  • Harlan County Public Schools
  • Harlan Independent Schools
  • Harrison County Schools
  • Hart County Schools
  • Hazard Independent Schools
  • Henderson County Schools
  • Henry County Schools
  • Hickman County Schools
  • Hopkins County Schools

J

  • Jackson County Public Schools
  • Jackson Independent School District
  • Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Jenkins Independent Schools
  • Jessamine County Schools
  • Johnson County Schools

K

  • Kenton County School District
  • Kentucky District
  • Knott County Schools
  • Knox County Public Schools

L

  • LaRue County Schools
  • Laurel County Schools
  • Lawrence County Schools
  • Lee County School District
  • Leslie County Schools
  • Letcher County Public Schools
  • Lewis County Schools
  • Lincoln County Schools
  • Livingston County Schools
  • Logan County Schools
  • Ludlow Independent Schools
  • Lyon County Schools

M

  • Madison County Schools
  • Magoffin County Schools
  • Marion County Schools
  • Marshall County Schools
  • Martin County Schools
  • Mason County Schools
  • Mayfield Independent Schools
  • McCracken County Public Schools
  • McCreary County Schools
  • McLean County Schools
  • Meade County Schools
  • Menifee County Schools
  • Mercer County Schools
  • Metcalfe County Schools
  • Middlesboro Independent Schools
  • Monroe County School District
  • Montgomery County Schools
  • Monticello Independent School
  • Morgan County Schools
  • Muhlenberg County Schools
  • Murray Independent Schools

N

  • Nelson County School District
  • Newport Independent Schools
  • Nicholas County Schools

O

  • Ohio County Schools
  • Oldham County Schools
  • Owen County Schools
  • Owensboro Public Schools
  • Owsley County Schools

P

  • Paducah Public Schools
  • Paintsville Independent Schools
  • Paris Independent Schools
  • Pendleton County Schools
  • Perry County Schools
  • Pike County Schools
  • Pikeville Independent Schools
  • Pineville Independent Schools
  • Powell County Schools
  • Pulaski County Schools

R

  • Raceland-Worthington Independent Schools
  • Robertson County Schools
  • Rockcastle County Schools
  • Rowan County Schools
  • Russell County Schools
  • Russell Independent Schools (Russell, Flatwoods, and Bellefonte)
  • Russellville Independent Schools

S

  • Science Hill Independent Schools
  • Scott County Schools
  • Shelby County Public Schools
  • Silver Grove Independent Schools
  • Simpson County Schools
  • Somerset Independent Schools
  • Southgate Independent Schools
  • Spencer County Schools

T

  • Taylor County Schools
  • Todd County Schools
  • Trigg County Schools
  • Trimble County Schools

U

  • Union County Schools

W

  • Walton-Verona Independent Schools
  • Warren County Public Schools
  • Washington County Schools
  • Wayne County Schools
  • Webster County Schools
  • West Point School
  • Whitley County School District
  • Williamsburg Independent Schools
  • Williamstown Independent Schools
  • Wolfe County Schools
  • Woodford County Schools

It is critical to make certain the Title IX investigation at your child's Kentucky high school is handled properly and that the accused student's interests and rights are protected from as early as possible during the sexual misconduct investigative process.  One major reason is because even at high schools where a finding of responsibility for sexual misconduct charges is made at a hearing, the investigation will set the stage for what the hearing panel is provided prior to a hearing (and what the hearing panel will in large part rely on at a hearing), and at high schools where the finding of responsibility is made solely through the investigative process, what takes place during the investigation itself will determine whether the accused student is found responsible or not responsible for Title IX charges.

Unfortunately, some parents make the mistake of not taking the necessary precautions as soon as possible when accused of sexual misconduct.  Some people will mistakenly believe that if they "just explain what happened," their school will be fair and impartial and will arrive at the truth.  In a perfect world this may be the case, but in a perfect world, sexual misconduct allegations and Title IX charges would not exist.

Fighting passionately for the future of his clients at schools throughout the nation for many years, Joseph D. Lento knows how important it is to mount the strongest defense because he understands that an accused high school student's academic future is on the line. He does not settle for the easiest outcome, and instead prioritizes his clients' needs and well-being. Joseph Lento is a licensed attorney in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, is admitted as an attorney pro hac vice in state and federal court if needed when representing clients nationwide, and serves as a Title IX attorney advisor to high school students facing sexual misconduct investigations and disciplinary cases in Kentucky and throughout the nation. Make certain your or your student's interests are protected - Contact National High School Title IX Attorney Joseph D. Lento today at 888-535-3686.

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