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Kentucky Revised Statutes Title XXXII. Ownership and Conveyance of Property § 383.655. Tenant's remedies for unlawful ouster, exclusion or diminution of service

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If a landlord unlawfully removes or excludes the tenant from the premises or willfully diminishes services to the tenant by interrupting or causing the interruption of heat, running water, hot water, electric, gas, or other essential service, the tenant may recover possession or terminate the rental agreement and, in either case, recover an amount not more than three (3) months periodic rent and a reasonable attorney's fee.  If the rental agreement is terminated, the landlord shall return all prepaid rent.

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