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How to find the right commercial property for your business

Is it time to move your business from your home to a commercial space? Are you running out of room at your current office? Do you simply want an updated location? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it's time to explore the real estate market for a new commercial space. Below, you will find tips to help you acquire the right commercial property for your business.

What are common reasons businesses end up in litigation?

Businesses do everything possible to protect themselves from lawsuits filed by customers, employees, vendors, contractors and other businesses. Despite this, companies can still wind up in litigation. These lawsuits can force a business to close its doors if they do not have the proper insurance protecting them. So, what are some common reasons businesses end up in litigation?

The emotional impact of divorce on children

Some couples will stay in a failing marriage because they have children. Other couples will end the marriage even if they have children because they don't want to lie to their children or cause them any further emotional harm. Either way, it's a difficult decision for parents to make and one that must be considered deeply. Today, we will discuss the emotional impact of divorce on children.

Why you need separate LLCs for separate business ventures

When you establish your own business entity, you need to figure out how you plan to classify that business. The type of business structure you create will play a role in how you run it, pay taxes and so on. Similarly, if you have plans to open multiple businesses, you may wonder whether you should make each its own, separate business entity, or whether it may serve you better to create them under the same business umbrella.

Tips for co-parents and the new school year

The new school year is upon us and parents all across Kentucky are sending their children back to school. There are so many emotions parents and children experience at the start of a new school year. Many of those emotions can be tempered when co-parents have a plan in place to make the year the best one yet for the child. Here are some tips co-parents should follow this year.

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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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