Casey’s Law

Casey’s law is the common name given to the involuntary treatment of persons suffering from alcohol and drug abuse in Kentucky. Casey’s Law provides a means of intervention with someone who is unable to recognize his or her need for treatment due to their addiction. Casey’s Law allows parents, relatives, and/or friends (called a “petitioner”) to petition (link) the court for treatment on behalf of the person who is abusing alcohol and/or drugs (called a “respondent”).