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March 15, 2017
House Bill 427 Kentucky

House Bill 427

Current Kentucky law requires a married couple to be separated for 60 days before they can file for divorce. The proposed law, House Bill 427, would require couples to be separated for 180 days. In addition, every couple with children would have to have a hearing to prove the marriage is irretrievably broken. If a judge thinks they can work it out, the couple could be ordered to counseling.
April 5, 2016
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Suboxone Treatment In KY

In an effort to learn more about MAT, Attorneys Rebecca Hurst and Daniel Hurst attended a seminar called “Legal Advocacy and Suboxone” put on by the 50th Judicial Circuit Model Court which took place in Danville, Kentucky. The seminar was attended by Judges, prosecutors, lawyers, social workers and counselors wanting to learn more about the uses and effects of Suboxone; and better determine how Suboxone treatment will be treated in the legal system.
March 27, 2014
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Medical Marijuana Trials In KY

A proposed bill would allow for and fund clinical trials to research medical marijuana in the State of Kentucky
March 21, 2014
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Going For Two In KY

A bill passed the Kentucky State Senate Tuesday which would allow a person to run for more than one elected position on the same ballot
March 12, 2014
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Legislators Intervening In Court In Kentucky

Senate Bill 221 would allow the Senate president or House speaker to intervene in a court case what the attorney general fails to defend a state law or provision of the Kentucky Constitution.
February 27, 2014
Same-Sex Marriage In KY

Gay Marriage Recognized In Kentucky

The ruling by Judge Heyburn makes valid same-sex or gay marriages in other states now legally recognized in the state of Kentucky
February 24, 2014
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Discharging Student Loans Through Bankruptcy

A proposed new bill, Student Borrowers Bill of Rights Act, is trying to make student loan debt dischargeable through bankruptcy
February 10, 2014
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Roman Catholic Schoolteacher Alleges Was Fired For In Vitro Fertilization

Roman Catholic Schoolteacher Alleges She Was Fired For Having In Vitro Fertilization A former schoolteacher in Indiana has filed a lawsuit against the Northern Indiana Diocese.  […]
January 7, 2014

Target Shopper’s Credit And Debit Card Information Hacked

Breach to Target's System Allows Credit and Debit Card Information to be Stolen