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News / 10 January 2019

Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Announces the Election of Two New Shareholders

Weltman is pleased to announce the election of two new Shareholders: James T. (Jamie) Hart and Casey B. Hicks.
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News / 10 February 2016

Weltman Attorney James T. Hart Admitted to the Eastern District of Kentucky

Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA congratulates Attorney James T. "Jamie" Hart for his admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
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Alerts

Alerts / 16 March 2020

All Kentucky Courts Cancel Upcoming Hearings

On March 12th, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, the chief justice of Kentucky, John D. Minton, Jr., issued an Order canceling all non-emergency, in-person hearings in civil or criminal cases through April 10th, 2020.
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Alerts / 6 January 2020

Kentucky Recording Costs Increase Across the Commonwealth

As of January 1, 2020, the costs for recording certain documents with county clerks across Kentucky have increased. Most notably, the cost to record a judgment lien or a release of a judgment lien has increased from $13 to $46.
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Insights

Insights / 25 January 2019

Revisiting the "Debtor Prison"

A question I am sometimes asked as a collection lawyer is whether our modern-day civil judicial system operates as or encourages "debtor prisons." I generally laugh at the notion and explain that no, persons are not sent to jail in a civil case simply because they cannot pay a debt owed to another.
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Insights / 24 April 2018

Negotiable Instruments in Kentucky: When the UCC Complicates the Statute of Limitations for Written Contracts

Statutes of limitation control the time in which a person or entity may bring certain causes of action against another. Kentucky law proscribes that an action on a written obligation entered into before July 1, 2014 must be brought within 15 years, and any obligation entered into after July 1, 2014...
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