If you do not have private counsel and a case has been opened against you by the state, counsel may be appointed. Consult with a lawyer on these issues before you do anything. You could make your situation worse instead of better if you leave the state with the child.
DISCLAIMER: The forgoing comment is for general educational purposes only, and is not legal advice upon which the reader may rely as the commenter has no actual knowledge of the facts of the case, has not interviewed persons or examined evidence, and has not researched the applicable law. The comment is based only on the facts provided, which are extremely limited, and may or may not be true. Complete defenses may prevent the success of any claim. Competent legal advice should always be obtained before taking any legal action or filing suit. Readers employ any information provided herein at their own risk.
I do not practice law in KY, but based upon my experience where I am admitted, I would say you would cause yourself great trouble if you try to leave the state without permission of your child services agency and the court. In fact, if they were to find out your intentions, they may even try to get custody. Consult a local attorney familiar with this type of law. Perhaps you can get permission to move, but I doubt the case would be dropped, they may transfer the matter to the Ohio counterpart agency.
DISCLAIMER: This communication does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not legal advice unless you have entered into a fee agreement with the Law Office of Anthony J. Van Zwaren, P.C. and have paid the required fees. The information contained in this email may be privileged. Dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail or the information contained within it by anyone other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete this message and any attachments from your system and notify us.