Employee Embezzlement: A Fox Guarding the Henhouse

A Fox Guarding the Henhouse: A story broke today where a long time bookkeeper employee for a small business was arrested for embezzling over $1,000,000 from the company. The employee was considered “family” by the company. The moral of the story is this. Require two signatures for all checks Require your bookkeeper to take at

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Cheers! New Liquor Laws on the Books in KY

Is the legislature finally moving away from viewing alcohol in Kentucky as the Devil’s Brew? On July 15, 2016, several laws relating to liquor, alcohol sales, brewing, etc. came into effect. The Courier Journal did a nice job setting these new laws out. See the link below for a summary.  Cheers! http://www.courier-journal.com/story/life/food/spirits/bourbon/2016/07/16/8-changes-under-kentuckys-new-alcohol-law/86971620/ This is an Advertisement: If

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Felony Expungement: A Fresh Start

Expungement in Kentucky Tomorrow is a day that many deserving people in the Commonwealth of Kentucky have been waiting for.  The 2016 General Assembly passed legislation that takes effect that allows certain people who have been convicted of Kentucky’s lowest level of felonies to expunge, or remove, the convictions from their record. The link below

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Hyundai Workers on Strike

Hyundai Korea Workers have  gone on strike again. This could have a huge impact on inventory that American dealers will have to offer their customers. Automotive News reports that some of Hyundai’s most popular models could be in short supply as a result of the strike.  Dealers should keep this in mind in their advertising strategies as

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Arbitration Agreements: To Use or Not to Use

Arbitration Agreements: I have spoken at length with many auto dealers regarding the use of arbitration agreements as part of the sales or leasing transaction with a customer. The question they all ask is, whether or not they should use them. My answer is, and always will be, YES!!!! I have personally represented clients that

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FAQ’s for the Ignition Interlock Devices

Ignition Interlock Devices in KY: This past session the Kentucky State Legislature passed a bill that allows those convicted of DUI, even repeat offenders, to operate a vehicle during their suspension period.  The bill allows for the use of Ignition Interlock devices. Quite frankly, it has been a difficult process for criminal law practitioners to

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Another Cardiologist charged with Fraud

Innocent Until Proven Guilty The Feds have charged another cardiologist with fraud. Does this mean that the cardiologist is guilty? No. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty. The common perception is that because someone is charged, either by indictment or complaint, that the person is guilty and that the evidence is conclusive that the person committed

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