The Kentucky Bar exam lasts 2 days. On day 1, 6 state essay questions and 6 Multi state Essay Examination questions are given. On day 2, the Multi state Bar Exam (MBE) is administered.
Kentucky requires that their Bar Candidates have a Juris Doctorate degree from an American Bar Association approved law school. The application fee for attorneys is $675.
The subjects that may be tested on the Kentucky bar exam are:
- contracts, including UCC Article 2 sales
- criminal law and procedure
- domestic relations (family law)
- estates (wills, trusts, and estates)
- administrative law and procedure
- business entities (agency, partnerships, corporations, LLCs)
- UCC Articles 1 (general provisions), 2 (sales), 3 (negotiable instruments), 9 (secured transactions).
- civil procedure
- conflict of laws
- constitutional law
- property, real and personal
- taxation (federal)