To end this year, and start the next year with documents, and hopefully finances in shape, you should: Update, or have made, Wills and Living Wills (also called Health Care Directives), if you have gotten married, gotten divorced, had a child, or your child has reached 18, you should have these documents redone or done; … Continue reading Things to do at the end of the Year
I.How to change your name in Kentucky (for an adult) during Covid You will need to complete form AOC 295, which is on the Court’s website : https://kycourts.gov/resources/legalforms/Pages/LegalFormlibrary.aspx and follow those instructions as to signing in front of a notary, as you won’t be able sign in front of the clerk, due to the restrictions … Continue reading How to change your name and/or gender in Kentucky
Figure out exactly what you need done, or if you are unsure as to what you need; Ask your friends, as is especially true in most places in Kentucky, someone you know may have needed a lawyer for something similar; If you have had an attorney before, call and ask her for a referral, as … Continue reading What to look for when you need a lawyer? (The last tip is for looking for a bankruptcy attorney)
Happy Law Day everyone. What is law day you ask?“Some countries celebrate May Day on the same date, as it is designated Labour Day or International Workers Day. But on February 5, 1958, President Eisenhower recognized the first Law Day when he proclaimed that henceforth May 1 of each year would be Law Day in the … Continue reading Law Day 2020 and 15 years of practice
While April 28, 2015 will always be impactful, about two years before that, so 2013, I was already wondering what would happen when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Windsor case. Edie Windsor’s case began with her having to pay over $300,000 for inheritance tax on her wife’s Estate, as under the Defense of … Continue reading April 28, 2015 aka “SCOTUS Day”
1. First, if you can afford to, continue to pay your landlord so that having to be evicted and moving are not the first thing you have to deal with after this time is over; 2. Second, go ahead and start getting your list of creditors and bills together; 3. Third, realize that if you … Continue reading So you may have to file bankruptcy due to Covid 19. What do you need to know?
So while most of the State of Kentucky is working from home, the legislators are working in Frankfort. Some of the list below is just updates to previously listed bills, but one has been completely gutted and reworked by its own sponsor, Savannah Maddox, to change the entire purpose of the Bill. HB47 CHILD ABUSE … Continue reading What is happening in Frankfort during the Covid 19 crisis?
Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 3/21/2020 This is not a complete list, but does impact things from if a doctor can be convicted of a felony for prescribing medication, to how long an attorney needs to be licensed to be a judge and much more. To check the status of these bills, … Continue reading While you are staying at home, you have time to look at the proposed legislation in Frankfort for this year.
Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 3/10/2020 This is not a complete list, but does impact things from if a doctor can be convicted of a felony for prescribing medication, to how long an attorney needs to be licensed to be a judge and much more. To check the status of these bills, … Continue reading At this point, no more proposed legislation can be introduced in Kentucky, so as of 3/10/2020, here is some of the proposed legislation and its status.
This is not a complete list, but does impact things from jury duty payments, if a child is to be tried an adult to the definition of sexual contact and much more. To check the status of these bills, and more, https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/lrcsearch#tabs-6 and to tell your legislators your opinions tfo same: 1-800-372-7181 Further, the language … Continue reading Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 3/2/2020