KB Blog

Laura Hagan, current board member and Jim Harris, former board member  of The Community Foundation of South Central Kentucky, attended the ribbon cutting for The Community Foundation’s new location at 810 College Street.  At the Ribbon cutting ceremony, The Community Foundation also awarded 29 grants targeted to critical community needs.  The Community Foundation of South […]

Are you opening a new business?  Are you an entrepreneur looking to expand your existing business?  Do you want to protect your business from legal liability?  If so, you may need a business lawyer. “One of the many things entrepreneurs forget to do right off the bat is hiring a business lawyer.  Sure lawyer fees […]

In our practice, we often see situations where copyright owners file takedown notices with a hosting service or an online service provider, which has no basis in law or fact and are solely meant to intimidate the target of the takedown notice.  Typically these takedown notices are filed against a competitor.  Many people are not […]

On December 9, 2009, a limb from a red maple tree fell during a windstorm (with winds in excess of 50 mph) in Somerset, Kentucky and killed 17-year old Kaitlyn Griffin and her unborn child.  The tree limb also injured Kaitlyn’s cousin, Joshua Thacker.  On the morning of December 9, Kaitlyn’s mother, Rhonda Griffin, was […]

 Kerrick Bachert is dedicated to advancing the education of generations to come. Attorney Laura Hagan is currently serving as the Vice Chair for the Board of Western Kentucky University Research Foundation whose goal is to support the education and research missions of Western Kentucky University. Just recently, the Research Foundation board had the honor of […]

Are you aware that your social media profile may be subject to disclosure in a lawsuit? Social media content is playing an ever increasing role in litigation and courts across the country have admitted social media as evidence in lawsuits. It is now being called the new surveillance video of this generation. If your social […]

Are you a carrier in the transportation industry? Are you aware of the U.S. D.O.T. requirements for driver qualification files? Did you know that you could be subjected to a D.O.T. compliance audit at any given time? Per 49 CFR 391.51 (a), a carrier must maintain a driver qualification file for each driver operating under […]

  Attorneys Laura Hagan, Shawn Alcott, and Ena Demir are proud to support the Women’s Fund of South Central Kentucky with a shared membership. Through this amazing opportunity, they are able to give back to the South Central Kentucky community that is so important to each one of them. If you are interested in learning more about the […]

Presented by Laura M. Hagan When:  Thursday, April 13, 2017 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Where:  WKU Small Business Accelerator Register Here:  Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Intellectual property can be a valuable asset for your company, and can include patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, which serve to protect the company’s ideas, products, […]

Changes are designed to reduce errors and enhance form completion using a computer WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on November 16, 2016 published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. By Jan. 22, 2017, employers must use only the new version, dated 11/14/2016. Until then, they can continue to use […]

The Kentucky Legislature has completed its first week in session, and in that short time has passed a number of bills covering hot-topic issues that were tabbed as Republican priorities.   These bills, which will soon be the law in the Commonwealth, mark a significant change in collective bargaining rights for unions, as well as the […]

By Scott A. Bachert As the saying goes, “elections have consequences.” This past election may be one of the most consequential in several cycles both at the federal and the state level. Control of both the executive and legislative branches by one party at both levels should allow for the enactment of a number of […]

Cost is an important factor to many individuals who are looking for a lawyer.  The following should help you understand the fees involved in hiring an attorney. Flat Fees The attorney provides a specific service for a specified fee.  This arrangement is most common in simple cases like the purchase of property or the preparation […]

In a case recently decided by the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Bowling Green Division, the Court held that individuals who had ceased, and who had no intention of farming in the future, were still considered “family farmers” and eligible for relief under Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code. In the case […]

The ignition interlock legislation passed and became effective June 24, 2015. Ignition interlock changes the landscape in DUI law in Kentucky. This legislation changed 15 sections of KRS 189A and added a new section, KRS 189A.500. First, there are now three different drivers licenses: Standard drivers license; Hardship drivers license; and Ignition Interlock drivers license. […]

Main Menu

Pin It on Pinterest