Skip To Main Content

Legal Services

Shelley Chatfield, the chief legal officer for Fayette County Public Schools, provides legal support and guidance for any applicable issues in the district. She also works directly with the school district's Police Department, the compliance officers, and the Section 504 coordinator.

Open Records Requests

FCPS accepts all open records requests via several options:

  • Submit email to Custodian of Records
  • Fax to (859) 422-9873
  • Mail to: FCPS Custodian of Records, 450 Park Place, Lexington KY 40511, or
  • Hand deliver between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays

Please include your name, mailing address, and a description of the records requested, plus your email address and phone number or other preferred means of contact. FCPS will issue a written response within five business days of receipt, excluding weekends and holidays. For nonwritten records such as USB flash drives, discs, etc., a fee equivalent to the actual cost of production shall be charged. For paper copies, the cost is $0.10 per page.


Shelley Chatfield,
chief legal officer

Alex Garcia,
associate chief legal officer

Caroline Hellard,
administrative assistant
(859) 422-1946

Emily Palmer,
administrative assistant
(859) 422-0463

Fax: (859) 422-9873

Mailing address:
450 Park Place,
Lexington KY 40511