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May 2016 Archives

Property division and pets: navigating disputes over four-legged assets

Among all the things couples have to work out in divorce, determining what will happen to the family pet is no small matter for many couples. Under the law, there is no special treatment for family pets—they are viewed as any other property would be, except that pets very often have little to no market value. For this reason, couples who want to work something out with the family pet usually have to come to an informal agreement.

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As a part of this awareness we want to make sure our riding friends know the rules when it comes to Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage. While everybody knows that you must purchase liability insurance for any vehicle. You might not know that Kentucky Motorcycle insurance policies DO NOT have to include PIP coverage. PIP coverage is to designed to cover your medical costs if you are hurt in an accident, no matter who is at fault for the crash. This basic PIP coverage is optional for motorcycles.