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PAYMENT OF REGULAR WAGES

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LOUISVILLE EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY RON ASLAM In addition to ensuring that hourly workers receive proper overtime pay, both the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Kentucky Wage and Hour laws protect workers’ rights to receive regular wages from their employers.  Wages are defined as “any compensation due to an employee by reason of… Read More »

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER (DVO) EXPUNGEMENT

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Expungement is an important procedure by which may have court records wiped clean as if the records never existed.  Sometimes, people bring court proceedings against others based on a misunderstanding or insufficient and even false evidence.  Because of the need to quickly protect the vulnerable victims of domestic violence, Kentucky law allows people to… Read More »

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POWER OF ATTORNEY

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A power of attorney is a legal document that gives another person or persons the authority to act on your behalf as your agent or “attorney-in-fact.”  A properly executed power of attorney allows your agent to buy or sell property on your behalf, manage your business and financial affairs, and make many other important… Read More »

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RESPONSE TO POLICY ON MARIJUANA POSSESSION

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On August 28, 2019, the Jefferson County Attorney announced a new policy stating that simple possession of marijuana charges involving an amount of less than 1 ounce would no longer be prosecuted.  Given the evolving nationwide discussion on the legalization of marijuana, it is important for the public to recognize that the new policy… Read More »

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FLSA AND MISCHARACTERIZATION OF EMPLOYEES INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

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Independent contractors are exempt from the requirement that employees must be paid the minimum wage and time and half for overtime hours.  However, an employer cannot avoid the responsibility to pay both minimum wage and time and a half for overtime hours simply by labeling a worker to be an “independent contractor” if the… Read More »

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The Police Charged Me with a Crime: Can a Prosecutor Enhance the Charges Once the Case goes to Court?

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When someone is arrested and charged with one or two criminal violations, they may breathe a sigh of relief because there were other potential violations they could have been charged with. This sense of relief may be premature, however, because the initial charges that are filed in court could be altered by the prosecutor… Read More »

Wanton Endangerment Arrests in Louisville, KY

Recent Kentucky Legislation Stiffens Penalties for Heroin Traffickers

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In recent years, societal attitudes and laws in some states have been trending toward more leniency toward recreational drug use. Kentucky seems to be going in the opposite direction. In 2017, Governor Matt Bevin signed House Bill 333, a new law that could push low-level heroin dealers into longer prison sentences and lead to… Read More »

Enhancement of Possession Charges with a Gun Present: How to Attack using the Montaque Case - Ron Aslam Law Office

Enhancement of Possession Charges with a Gun Present: How to Attack using the Montaque Case

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Criminal defendants in Kentucky who are arrested for possession of a controlled substance can face enhanced charges if they are found to be in possession of a firearm at the time of the offense as well. According to KRS 218A.992: Enhancement of penalty when in possession of a firearm at the time of commission… Read More »

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What Are Grounds for Divorce in Kentucky?

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Sometimes “happily ever after” doesn’t last quite as long as we had hoped. If you live in Kentucky and believe that it’s time to separate from your spouse, there are a few things that you need to know. The way that divorces are handled in the U.S. varies by state.  If you want a… Read More »

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Who is Negligent in a Multi-Car Collision?

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A multi-car accident occurs when more than one vehicle is involved in a crash, sometimes in a chain-reaction accident. Often, these accidents happen because the vehicle in the back (Vehicle A) becomes the driving force of the collision, hitting another car (Vehicle B), which is then pushed into still another vehicle (Vehicle C). The overriding issue… Read More »