Legal Services in Lexington Kentucky

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Gess Mattingly & Atchison, P.S.C. is a full-service Law Firm in Lexington Kentucky, committed to providing high value legal services in an open, client-centered environment since 1954.

We pride ourselves on our long-term relationships with our clients. We honor our clients’ trust and loyalty by working hard to assure that every legal matter we handle is resolved quickly, economically and to our client’s satisfaction.

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    Kentucky Supreme Court Enters New COVID-19 Order

    On July 27, 2020, the Kentucky Supreme Court entered another order seeking to ensure the public’s access to the courts while trying to maintain appropriate safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. It sets requirements for petit and grand juries, as well as criminal show cause dockets. Notably, it states that evictions may proceed, subject to […]

    Kentucky Legislature Increases Surviving Spouse/Child Probate Exemption

    By Donald M. Wakefield During the 2020 Regular Session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 307, which was signed into law on March 17, 2020 and will take effect on July 15, 2020.  HB 307 expands the surviving spouse’s exemption from $15,000 to $30,000.  If a decedent has no surviving spouse, then this exemption […]

    COVID-19 Update: Kentucky Supreme Court Issues an Amended Order Regarding Juries.

    Following its amended order of May 15, 2020, the Kentucky Supreme Court entered another administrative order today in its continuing effort to expand access to Kentucky’s state courts in light of guidance issued by Governor Andy Beshear’s office and the Center for Disease Control. In particular, this order addresses civil and criminal jury trials, grand […]