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Only spend on the necessities when going through a divorce

If you have filed for divorce in Kentucky, or are preparing to file for divorce, you need to tighten your belt straps immediately. The excessive spending on items other than the basic necessities has to stop. If you continue to spend on things you truly don't need while going through a divorce you will upset your spouse and could hurt your chances of having a successful divorce.

Stay off of social media while going through a divorce

If you are preparing to go through a divorce in Louisville, you need to be especially careful when it comes to your social media use. Social media can be the downfall of your divorce case if you continue to post on it during your court proceedings. It might not seem like much, but a simple post of a picture or opinion on one of your social media pages can land you in a lot of hot water with your soon-to-be ex-spouse.

How to draft a purchase agreement

The purchase agreement is one of the most important documents you will create when buying a commercial property in Louisville. This agreement is so important that one tiny mistake could nix the deal in a heartbeat. Make sure you know how to write a purchase agreement by following the tips.

5 ways to avoid an age discrimination lawsuit

As a savvy businessperson, you want your business to make as much money as possible. As a good boss, though, you want everyone in your organization to feel both welcome and productive. While older employees often have the sort of life experience that makes organizations profitable, they often feel out of place at the jobsite. 

Common legal hurdles to starting a business

Are you planning to start a new business in Louisville? If so, there are quite a few hurdles you will need to pass in order to get the business off the ground and running. You cannot simply find a place to operate and open the doors. Today, we will take a look at some of the legal hurdles you might face when trying to open a business in Kentucky, so you can be prepared.

How to use child support payments for my child

There is a problem out there that many parents are feeding into and it is the misuse of child support funds. Some parents feel that they can use payments received for child support for their own pleasure. Even though no one monitors how child support is used, when a parent requests more and there have been no changes in the child's life, it is usually assumed that the parent is using it inappropriately. Below you will find how to use child support payments for your child.

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  1. Charles W. Dobbins, Jr.

    Charles earned his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1974

    He was graduated from Washington & Lee University in 1970 with a B.A. with Distinction

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    Mark W. Dobbins

    Mark earned his B.A. from Emory University.

    He earned his J.D. from the University of Louisville.

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    Patrick T. Schmidt

    Patrick earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky in 1989.

    He earned his J.D. from the University of Kentucky in 1992.

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    Terrence L. McCoy

    Terry earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1964.

    He earned his J.D. from Duke University in 1967.

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    Lisa Koch Bryant

    Ms. Bryant has extensive commercial litigation and bankruptcy experience. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Bryant served as head of litigation for the Federal Land Bank of Louisville.

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  2. Wm. Stephen Reisz

    Thomas graduated from the University of Louisville Business School with a B.A. in 1973

    Thomas earned his J.D. degree from the

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    Sandra F. Keene

    Sandra earned her Bachelor of Health Science degree, with Honors, from the University of Louisville in 1982.

    She earned her J.D. degree from the

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    Elizabeth M. Jenkins

    Colgate University, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 1983

    University of Virginia, J.D., 1992

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    Edward L. Galloway

    Ed graduated from Indiana University in 1967 with a degree in history.

    After obtaining a master’s degree in political science from the University of

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    Thomas G. Karageorge

    Thomas graduated from the University of Louisville Business School with a B.A. in 1973

    Thomas earned his J.D. degree from the

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  3. Tacasha E. Thomas

    Tacasha attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts during the summer of 2001, where she studied courses in law and psychology.

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    Ayala Golding

    Ayala received her J.D. in 1994 from the University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky, where she was a member of the Brandeis Family Law Journal, and

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    Kacie A. Wilkinson

    Kacie A. Wilkinson recently joined Tilford, Dobbins & Schmidt, PLLC, where she practices in the areas of business law & transactions, real estate, estate planning and probate.

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    Gwendolyn Chidester

    Gwen recently joined the Firm after being employed by notable Louisville companies for over 15 years in a variety of capacities including Corporate Counsel, Director of Human Resources, and Risk Manager.

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    William A. Buckaway, Jr.

    Bill earned his B.A. from Centre College in Kentucky in 1956.

    He earned his J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1961 where he was a

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    Terrell L. Black

    Terry earned a B.S. in Social Science from Campbellsville College in 1966.

    In 1969, he attended graduate school at Eastern Kentucky University focusing on

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    John A. Wilmes

    John was admitted to the Kentucky bar in 1977 and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky in 1979.

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