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April 28, 2015 aka “SCOTUS Day”

While April 28, 2015 will always be impactful, about two years before that, in 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”

So you may have to file bankruptcy due to Covid 19. What do you need to know?

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, start getting your list of creditors and bills together; 3. Third, realize that if you are currently living … Continue reading So you may have to file bankruptcy due to Covid 19. What do you need to know?

What is happening in Frankfort during the Covid 19 crisis?

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?

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 3/21/2020 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.

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.

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.

Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 3/2/2020

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

Press Release from the Social Security Administration that they will no longer use language ability in determining disability.

https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/2020/#2-2020-1 This means that if part of your disability case is related to your language ability, it directly will affect your case. Prior to now, it was literacy in English, but not the ability to learn and process instruction in any language will impact the determination of disability.

How a rural murder case could change the borders for Oklahoma.

While reading a magazine from two years ago, I came across an article which described a case that was then heading the to the U.S. Supreme Court which could change the boundaries of the State of Oklahoma. No. 17-1107, Sharp vs. Murphy. The case is a capital murder case which may or may not have … Continue reading How a rural murder case could change the borders for Oklahoma.

Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 2/23/2020

This is not a complete list, but does impact things from if a child is required to wear a helmet 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 to same: 1-800-372-7181 Further, the language of the Bills … Continue reading Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 2/23/2020

Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 2/15/2020

This is not a complete list, but does impact things from if a child is required to wear a helmet 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 to same: 1-800-372-7181 HB6 PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE Propose … Continue reading Some of the Kentucky proposed bills as of 2/15/2020