Monthly Archives: February 2007

By the way, 2010 is the year to die if you are rich

For those of you who will pass along an estate of more than 2 million dollars as an individual, 2010 is the year to pass. The Federal Estate and Gift Tax will not exist that year. This year, 2008 and … Continue reading

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Writer’s block

It has been a number of days since I have posted. I have been busy, but this time that is not the reason. The reason is I have had writer’s block. I have been reading stories in the news about … Continue reading

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Not enough by a long shot

The Herald-Leader reported that $2.5 million added to the Boni Bill. Many are applauding this as a good first step. What the the Cabinet needs – more workers. What the Cabinet gets – panic buttons. Someone please tell me how … Continue reading

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Improving Child Protection in Kentucky, Part 6

I want to point out a connection that seems to be getting little attention. Today’s Herald Leader has this article regarding proposed legislation to increase social worker safety. Yesterday, the Herald-Leader had this article about removing language from proposed legislation … Continue reading

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Look before you release!

Here is a post that could help prevent the inadvertent loss of a claim by settling and releasing with one party: (click here) “The key in looking at when a release of an employee also releases the employer is determining … Continue reading

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Barbarian Lawyer – the Conan approach

Conan The Barbarian Have you met a lawyer with this philosphy? Maybe you believe this is the kind of lawyer you want to represent you. In reality, taking the Conan approach does not promote justice, but makes it more elusive. … Continue reading

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Improving Child Protection in Kentucky Part 5

I believe this recommendation from the Office of Inspector General report is huge but under-appreciated by policy makers. 6. DCBS Permanency and Protection staff should receive consistent and repetitive training with regard to the elements required to substantiate abuse, neglect, … Continue reading

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