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Making a Living Will and Health Care Surrogate Part of Your Estate Planning

Every adult resident of Kentucky should have a living will and designation of health care surrogate. This is a legal document designed to protect you if you become incapacitated and/or Read More

What to Consider Before Starting a Business Divorce

Dissolving a business or ousting one or more of its owners can be catastrophic. In some ways, a business breakup is akin to a married couple divorcing. People who once Read More

Federal Court Jurisdiction in Internet Defamation Cases

Making a false statement about another person may be grounds for the victim to file a defamation action to recover money damages for harm to his or her reputation. Defamation Read More

Valuing a Business When Owners Split Up

It’s common for a business to have more than one owner, each with a substantial financial stake in the company. But partnerships don’t always last, either because businesses fail, owners Read More

Fighting “Twibel” — Your Options When You’re Defamed on the Internet

Twitter, a social media platform founded in 2006, has become a phenomenally popular outlet through which individuals around the world send and receive news and opinion on a wide variety Read More

Common Mistakes That Startup Businesses Should Avoid

Some startup companies become successful businesses, but many more fail because they don’t take the steps necessary to put their companies on a workable basis or they take ill-advised actions Read More

When Does the Clock Start Running on a Legal Malpractice Claim?

Attorneys are only human and it is possible that your lawyer made a serious mistake or gave you poor advice that caused you to suffer a negative outcome in your Read More

What is Defamation Per Se and What Damages Are Recoverable?

If you own a business or engage in any other profession in Kentucky, you depend on your reputation to draw the customers or clients you need. Even in your private Read More

New Mediation Rules May Revamp Civil Litigation in Kentucky

Mediation, a quicker and more cost-effective alternative to litigation, has long been a voluntary option for parties in civil disputes. Now, the Kentucky Supreme Court has adopted rule changes that Read More

Should You Acquire a Business by Stock Purchase or Asset Purchase?

In the small business arena, companies are usually bought and sold in one of two ways: by stock purchase or by asset purchase. In a stock purchase, the buyer assumes Read More

How to Survive a Business Divorce

Nobody enters into a commercial venture anticipating that the enterprise will fail. Nevertheless, small and start-up businesses are particularly susceptible to dissolution or drastic changes in ownership. Relationships sour, peoples’ Read More

How One Business Can Sue Another for Defamation

Businesses can live and die by their reputations. A commercial enterprise can spend decades building a reputation as a trustworthy provider of quality goods or services. Although robust competition is Read More

Can Your Employer Mandate That You be Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to rampage across the state and the country, an increasing number of Kentucky businesses are requiring their employees to get vaccinated as a Read More

What are Your Legal Remedies When Someone Defames You on Facebook?

Facebook, a social media platform that its founders said would unite the world, unfortunately provides a forum for spreading misinformation and smearing reputations. If you believe you have been defamed Read More

How Can an Anti-SLAPP Statute Affect a Defamation Claim?

Wealthy companies and individuals rarely welcome news reporting and other commentary critical of the way they go about their business. In fact, they will sometimes go to great lengths to Read More

When Can a Personal Representative of an Estate be Held Personally Liable?

A personal representative is someone charged with handling the administration of a decedent’s estate, whether as an executor under a will or as a court-appointed administrator if the decedent had Read More

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