Facts about Marsy’s Law

By |2018-10-18T16:28:20+00:00October 18th, 2018|news|

Jessie Balmert, jbalmert@enquirer.comPublished 2:10 p.m. ET Oct. 9, 2017 | Updated 10:31 a.m. ET Nov. 2, 2017 COLUMBUS - Issue 1, also known as Marsy's Law, seems like a slam dunk. After all, who would vote against a crime victims' bill of rights? "Supporting victims of crime is something that we all can agree on because it [...]

Adoption, foster care reform committee has initial meeting

By |2018-09-10T14:27:38+00:00September 10th, 2018|adoption info, Lawyer, news|

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – A new committee created as part of the adoption and foster care reform legislation passed in the spring met for the first time on Monday. The committee selected co-chairman – Sen. Julie Raque Adams and Rep. David Meade – by acclamation. Meade, who was instrumental in [...]

House Bill 528 a KY First of it’s Kind

By |2018-07-20T17:48:09+00:00July 20th, 2018|adoption info, Custody, Divorce, Lawyer, news, Partnership agreement|

Jason Griffith, Opinion contributor for Cincinnati.com provided an insightful piece on this new legislation that took affect this month titled "Opinion: Black fathers benefit from Ky.'s new joint custody law". House Bill 582 makes Kentucky the first state to have a shared parenting from the beginning. On July 14, Kentucky became the first state with [...]

Law firms in Walmart?

By |2016-06-22T18:13:41+00:00June 22nd, 2016|news|

It's true. I suppose you can't be surprised to see this, but it is nice to see people finding new ways to getting their legal needs met. Law firms are already inside some US Wal-Marts "When Evan Kaine, a personal injury attorney in Atlanta read a story in the May 2016 issue of the ABA Journal [...]

What happens when…

By |2016-05-24T17:02:22+00:00May 20th, 2016|Divorce, Lawyer, news|

Same sex marriages are being legalized in almost every state as the opposition dwindles. An interesting question has since come up: What happens if a former spouse that is receiving spousal support is now cohabitating with a same sex partner? In the past, the law was usually pretty cut and dry that if you were cohabitating with [...]

Do I Really Need an Attorney?

By |2016-02-04T17:26:19+00:00February 4th, 2016|news|

By Melissa Doss I get asked this question all of the time by potential clients seeking advice about a divorce. I usually hear “my spouse and I agree on everything, I’m not sure I need an attorney”. Even if your divorce is friendly and you’ve reached a mutual agreement with your spouse about property and/or [...]

New Connecticut divorce law offers few real benefits

By |2015-12-06T03:31:57+00:00October 28th, 2015|news|

A new Connecticut law that went into effect Oct. 1 offers residents an opportunity to part ways with their spouses expeditiously without the red tape that can tie up divorces for months. The new law is called the Nonadversarial Dissolution of Marriage and offers two simplified ways spouses can obtain a divorce. With one process, [...]

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