Kentucky Legislative update as of February 18, 2019

Bill Information 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 … Continue reading Kentucky Legislative update as of February 18, 2019

Kentucky Legislative update as of February 13, 2019

Below is the current list of proposed bills as of the morning of February 13, 2019 in the Kentucky House and Senate, with the name of the sponsors: 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 … Continue reading Kentucky Legislative update as of February 13, 2019

10 life events or other changes that can mean you need to update your documents this year.

1. Have you had a child? 2. Have you gotten married? 3. Have you gotten divorced? 4. Has your child turned 18? 5. Do you need to change who you want to be responsible for your child if die before the child turns 18? 6. Did you change who you wanted to be in charge … Continue reading 10 life events or other changes that can mean you need to update your documents this year.

Why don’t people report rape?

Despite the #MeToo movement and awareness that more women, and men, have been raped then the public has always been told, why don’t women and men come forward? This is just my opinion, but I believe it is because most women don’t want to admit they have been violated and that we, as women, have … Continue reading Why don’t people report rape?

The 6th Circuit Judges gave us something to be Thankful for.

Update on Eric Conn cases: On November 21, 2018, a panel of Federal Appeals Court Judges for the Sixth Circuit ruled that the process that the Social Security Administration used to cut off benefits from former clients of Eric Conn is unconstitutional and flawed. Per Ned Pillersdorf, the man who has become the face of … Continue reading The 6th Circuit Judges gave us something to be Thankful for.

On being a lawyer and a small business owner

Everyday I juggle the demands of being a small business owner and an attorney; some days that means paying bills at 6 am or meeting clients on the weekends. It is a juggling act that I have been performing for 13 years and it actually means that I work hard to achieve a work-life balance. … Continue reading On being a lawyer and a small business owner

Why you shouldn’t practice bankruptcy law (a post for attorneys)

In full disclosure, as I’m about to tell you why you shouldn’t dabble in Bankruptcy Court, I do handle bankruptcy cases and a variety of areas of law, but I don’t dabble in it, it makes up a large part of my practice and has for the last twelve years. This is not going to … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t practice bankruptcy law (a post for attorneys)

A snap shot in time from April 2015: Same-sex Marriage in Kentucky, Sooner or Later?

Same-sex Marriage in Kentucky, Sooner or Later? The question isn’t whether or not same-sex marriage will be legal in Kentucky; the question is when it will be legal in Kentucky. At this point, Kentucky has the opportunity to be a trailblazer with regard to the legalization of same-sex marriage. To date, fifty-five percent of the … Continue reading A snap shot in time from April 2015: Same-sex Marriage in Kentucky, Sooner or Later?