The lawyers of Hurst & Hurst attended the chamber event hosted by the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce this week in Harrodsburg, KY at Economic Alliance and the Olde Town Distillery building. The wonderful event had BBQ, tastings, and tours of the distillery and building. The event was attended by chamber members from neighboring counties, including Boyle, Garrard, and Lincoln.
In Kentucky, once a couple has divorced, who can claim the child for tax purposes is determined by IRS standards. However, if a parent can prove that awarding them the exemption contrary to IRS standards will actually benefit the child, the trial court can award it to the non-eligible parent.
Hurst & Hurst Law sponsored the 7th Annual Kentucky State BBQ festival for the fourth year in a row; lawyers, Daniel and Rebecca Hurst made sure to attend the festivities on Saturday to sample some fantastic BBQ.
When a negligence claim is brought, the person who brings the suit (known as the Plaintiff) must show that the person being sued (known as the Defendant) was negligent. There are several elements of a negligence claim.
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.