On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, which means that the Federal Court will now recognize same-sex marriages. On July 26, 2013, the Fauver Law Offices’ lawyers filed suit in Louisville, Kentucky to have their clients’ same-sex marriage from Canada recognized in Kentucky. On August 16, 2013, the lawsuit … Continue reading Same-sex marriage in Kentucky
http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/06/26/2220411/doma-immigration-judge-stops-deportation/ Yesterday, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which stated that marriage was between a man and a woman. Within 30 minutes of the release of the Supreme Court’s ruling, the ruling was already directly impacting the lives of those legally married same-sex couples. In an amazingly fast reaction, an … Continue reading Same-sex couples and immigration
http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-05-14/business/39254600_1_car-insurance-14-percent-16-percent We know that most people will get a traffic ticket at some point and that some people will just go ahead and pay the ticket. If they do that, it may end up costing them much more than the ticket states. On top of the court costs and fines, there is most likely going … Continue reading What a traffic ticket will really cost you
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 a landmark
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. I represent two gentlemen who were married in New York and filed bankruptcy in Louisville Kentucky. After briefs, motions and hearings, my clients have the only same-sex marriage that is currently recognized … Continue reading Same-Sex bankruptcy case
For my first blog post, 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 by Louisville Magazine. I was previously listed as one of the top bankruptcy attorneys in Louisville by Louisville Magazine in 2008. … 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.