Courts in Kentucky

There are 119 Courts in Kentucky, serving a population of 4,424,376 people in an area of 39,475 square miles. There is 1 Court per 37,179 people, and 1 Court per 331 square miles.

The state of Kentucky is ranked 35th in Courts per capita, and 30th in Courts per square mile.

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Find Kentucky Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

Kentucky Appellate Courts

Court Name: Kentucky Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Statewide
Number of Judges: 14

Court Name: Kentucky Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Frankfort
Number of Judges: 7

Kentucky Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Kentucky Circuit CourtConstitutionDistrict/Circuit95
Kentucky District CourtConstitutionDistrict/Circuit116
Kentucky Family CourtConstitutionDistrict/Circuit52
Kentucky Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsStatewide
Mental Health CourtsLocal
Veterans CourtsLocal
Re-Entry CourtsLocal
Teen CourtsLocal
Kentucky Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredYes
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: 1 Day
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service2 years