What if I want to file bankruptcy and own my own business?

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?

Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of March 17, 2019 (not listed are Bills already sent to the Governor)

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)

Some of the new Social Security Disability Rules and upcoming changes on how Hearings are set; for representatives

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

Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of 3/11/19

Proposed Legislation as of 3/11/19 (Kentucky) 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 … Continue reading Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of 3/11/19

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

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?

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?