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August 2019 Archives

How do I write a strong partnership agreement?

One of the most important legal documents you can have on file when starting a company is the partnership agreement. This document can help prevent a lot of disputes down the road if it has been written correctly and with both partners in mind.

How do I handle the end of my marriage?

It's not easy when you come to the realization that your marriage is no longer viable. When you finally admit to yourself that there's no saving your relationship, it can make things a little bit easier on you and your spouse when headed for divorce. So, how do you handle the end of your marriage? Dealing with the emotions of divorce is never easy. Let's explore different ways to handle this stressful situation in today's post.

How do I learn the zoning laws of Kentucky?

The zoning laws of Kentucky are in place to ensure that businesses do not overstep their bounds if they are operating close to a residential area. Zoning laws are divided into sections: commercial, residential and industrial. Each different section has laws that govern what can be built in those sections. So, how do you learn the zoning laws of Kentucky?

Protecting trade secrets with nondisclosure agreements

When you own or operate your own business, your trade secrets and intellectual property are likely among your most valuable assets. Therefore, keeping this information under wraps should be of particular importance to you. One way you can effectively protect trade secrets and intellectual property is to have your employees sign nondisclosure agreements once they sign on to work for you.

Reasons to sign a prenuptial agreement

The day you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with your significant other is an exciting one. You buy a ring, plan the proposal and begin to plan your shared life. But, what if you have substantially larger assets than your future spouse? How can you protect your resources if things later go south in your marriage? One way is by signing a prenuptial agreement.

Reasons to register as a sole proprietorship

Working as an individual, without any employees, is a great way to run many freelance businesses. You will be signing agreements with companies as an independent contractor, which means you will not receive any benefits, overtime pay or other advantages of being a salaried employee. Let's explore the reasons you should register as a sole proprietorship in today's post.

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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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