From Yale Law: “A public interest law firm is a private, for-profit association of lawyers, like any other private law firm. Public interest law firms are distinguished from other private firms in that their primary mission is to assist underrepresented people or causes, rather than to make money.” So, full disclosure, most of what … Continue reading Why do I practice public interest law?
What is Pride Month? This is from an ally, which means that I support the LGBT community, even while not being in the community. Pride month is in June. This year, 2019, is the 50th anniversary to the Stonewall Uprising or Stonewall Riots, depending on your source. From the Library of Congress: “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, … Continue reading What is Pride?
The three documents that every adult should have, and should keep updated are: 1. Power of Attorney. A power of attorney allows someone to stand in for you in case you need them to sign paperwork for you. Legally, they can only sign things for your benefit and cannot spend your money as their own, … Continue reading 3 documents every adult should have (and update regularly)
These are 3 simple things you can do to make it harder to steal your car, and all of them people do or have done. 1. Lock your car doors; 2. Do not leave a spare key anywhere in or on the car, as someone stealing your car would know where all to check; and … Continue reading 3 things that you should do to avoid having your car stolen
Generally, anytime you run a business you should have it incorporated, to make it a separate legally entity (if you have questions about that, let me know) and so in theory, it is protected if you file bankruptcy personally. If the business is doing fine, and is incorporated, you can file a personal bankruptcy which … Continue reading What if I want to file bankruptcy and own my own business?
HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any shooting of an individual by a law enforcement officer or officers or any deadly incident involving law enforcement; set requirements for board members; provide duties of the board; … Continue reading Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of March 17, 2019 (not listed are Bills already sent to the Governor)
As of 8/1/18, there are added duties and regulations for anyone representing claimant’s in front of the Social Security Administration (I call these the “Eric Conn” rules). 1. Provide competent representation; 2. Act with reasonable diligence and promptness; 3. Diligent and timely communication with clients (track when you talk to them so that if you … Continue reading Some of the new Social Security Disability Rules and upcoming changes on how Hearings are set; for representatives