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How the New Kentucky Shared Parenting Law May Impact Child Custody Cases

By John H. Ruby |

Last June, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed into law House Bill 528. This bill creates the presumption that joint custody and equally-shared parenting time is in the best interests of the child when both parents are determined to be fit caregivers. This means that shared parenting (i.e., 50/50 parenting) is now the starting point… Read More »

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What is a Trust and do I Need One?

By John H. Ruby |

A trust is a legal arrangement that involves three parties: Grantor/Settler: The person who sets up the trust. Trustee: The person who has control over the trust. Beneficiary: The person (or persons) who are designated to receive the assets within a trust when specified conditions are met. When a trust is created, assets are… Read More »

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Holiday Driving – Car Accidents and the Holidays

By John H. Ruby |

While the holiday season may be the jolliest time of year, it can also be the most dangerous for those on the road, with statistics showing that car accidents surge over the holiday periods. The rise in traffic accidents is contributed to intoxicated drivers, more drivers on the road in unfamiliar places, long-distance and nighttime driving,… Read More »

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What Should I Do Immediately After a Car Accident in Kentucky?

By John H. Ruby |

Just getting rear ended can startle you and your passengers, and result in bruises and soreness. More serious collisions can cause confusion, anger and an overwhelming sense of hopelessness. If you or your passengers are injured, the effect is multiplied. It’s hard to think clearly under these circumstances, let alone take the proper steps… Read More »

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How Are Damages Determined in Kentucky Accidents?

By John H. Ruby |

Accidents in Kentucky involving a car or truck can be frightening and frustrating. Your first concerns will naturally be the state of your health and that of your passengers, and then your concern will turn to the condition of your car.  Beyond the initial shock of the accident your focus will quickly focus on… Read More »

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What Happens to Debts after You Pass?

By John H. Ruby |

When you think about planning your estate, you probably consider the ways that the property you own and other assets in your name will be distributed among your loved ones. If you’re like most people, however, you might not have considered how your debts will be handled after your death. Read on to learn… Read More »

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Grey Divorce on the Rise

By John H. Ruby |

Over recent years, divorce rates across the country have been declining, except for divorces among one select group: people over 50. According to one study, 25% of all those going through a divorce are over 50 and 10% are over 64. Below, learn about why divorce rates are on the rise among those entering… Read More »

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How Will Separation or Divorce Affect Your Estate Plan?

By John H. Ruby |

When you’re in the midst of a divorce or separation from your spouse, you have a lot to think about, and what will happen to your property should you pass away suddenly may not be in the front of your mind. However, if it is important to you that your property passes to your… Read More »

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Why Making Your Own Will Could Be a Mistake

By John H. Ruby |

Perhaps you’ve realized the importance of having a will and plan on creating one. You may be wondering why this isn’t something you could create by yourself, either entirely on your own or with the help of a form. Self-made wills can mean expensive consequences and years of legal wrangling for your heirs. Read… Read More »

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Four Ways to Prepare for a Divorce

By John H. Ruby |

It can be a difficult decision, but once you’ve reached the conclusion that your marriage cannot survive, it’s time to begin preparing for your divorce. Preparing as far in advance as possible will allow your divorce to resolve more smoothly and quickly, helping you to move on with your new life even sooner. Read… Read More »