http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/disabled-newlyweds-forced-live-article-1.1337788 Both of the newlyweds live in a group home due to mentally disabilities but can’t live together as husband and wife due to the rules forbidding them from sharing a room. A federal lawsuit has been filed to allow for a place for them to live together.
http://www.wlky.com/news/local-news/louisville-news/court-to-decide-if-spousal-privilege-can-be-invoked-for-same-sex-couples/-/9718340/20452184/-/157q3yh/-/index.html Even if Kentucky doesn’t recognize their marriage, they are married in another state and it will come down to whether or not the Court here will allow one spouse to testify against another spouse when she has invoked spousal privilege. If they were a opposite sex married couple the court would have to allow … Continue reading Ky Same -sex case to be landmark
Effective June 2013, we have an office in Trimble County, in Bedford Kentucky. We will continue to handle all cases personally whether they are in Jefferson County, Trimble County or anywhere in the State. We will continue to practice in the areas of Social Security, bankruptcy, family law, divorce, custody, traffic cases, felonies and misdemeanors, … Continue reading Trimble County
Today, the US Supreme Court has ruled that DOMA (The Defense of Marriage Act) is unconstitutional and that married couples of any gender are entitled to the same protections as to opposite sex married couples. http://templatelab.com/supreme-court-us-vs-windsor/ Of course, Kentucky has an amendment which bans same sex marriage, so that will have to be addressed next. … Continue reading DOMA struck down
In light of the ongoing US Supreme Court cases regarding marriage, I thought should talk about a case I have that is ongoing. Â I represent two gentlemen who were married in New York and filed bankruptcy in Louisville Kentucky. After briefs, motions and hearings, my client’s have the only same-sex marriage that is currently recognized in … Continue reading Same-Sex bankruptcy case
Well for my first blog posting, I thought I would say how excited I was to have the last twelve months beginning and ending with being listed as one of the top lawyers in Louisville, in Louisville Magazine. I was previously listed as one of the top bankruptcy attorneys in Louisville by Louisville Magazine in … Continue reading Louisville Magazine Award
Shannon Fauver has recieved her 4th and 5th award from Louisville Magazine for being one of the Top Lawyers in Louisville.