Kentucky has Significant Protections for Defendants Accused of Defamation As the prevalence of social media continues to grow in our everyday lives, it is easier than ever to be caught up in an online feud. Sometimes, these keyboard disputes can lead to serious conflicts in the courtroom. If you are accused of defamation, you need […]
The plethora of discussions flooding the internet on non-disclosure agreements (NDA’S) in sexual harassment/sexual assault cases have led to some false assumptions. Let’s clear up some of them. First, what is an NDA? In some jobs, employment is contingent on signing an NDA up front, which prohibits an employee from publicly disparaging their […]
Our law firm represents multiple cities in Northern Kentucky. We frequently counsel and advise on unique areas of municipal law that affects all property owners. There are many gray areas and unique laws related to zoning and property rights. Each case has a unique twist, but there are some common themes that we see time […]
Grandparents Visitation Rights in Kentucky Grandparents have a special relationship with their grandchildren. The Kentucky General Assembly recognized the importance of this relationship by codifying the right for Grandparents to seek visitation with their grandchildren in KRS 405.021 titled “Reasonable Visitation Rights to Grandparents.” The statute provides that Grandparents may petition the Circuit Court where […]
What happens if you can no longer make decisions? Who is in charge of making major health decisions, financial if you are no longer capable? The most important document that I will draft for folks is the power of attorney. This allows an individual of your own choosing to pay your bills, take […]
Nearly every business owner has had their doubts about being in business with a partner, or multiple partners. This is a common concern for virtually every business owner, at some point in time. Sometimes, the business partner asking this question may be overvaluing his or her own self-worth, but more often, one partner is either […]
Northern Kentucky workers know that they likely have a rightful claim to compensation if they are hurt in an accident at work. However, actually obtaining these benefits can be rather complicated, and you may find it beneficial to make the effort to fully understand your rights. When you know your rights, you will be able […]
Are you wondering if filing as an S corporation is right for your business? Depending on your circumstances and the state where your business is located, filing as an S corporation may be an efficient way to maximize tax savings while offering personal asset protection. However, with the Tax Cuts and Jobs act of 2017, most […]
Filing for bankruptcy is a very difficult and emotional decision. With layoffs and unemployment skyrocketing in the past year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, growing numbers of individuals and families are facing the bleak reality of personal financial difficulties. Filing bankruptcy is different for each person, and we can help you determine what option is […]
Written by Emily Walters This article was originally published in the February 2021 edition of Lex Loci, the Northern Kentucky Bar Association’s newsletter. Thomas Jefferson famously wrote in the Declaration of Independence that all men were endowed by the Creator with unalienable rights, among which are “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Jefferson modified […]
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