Work Continuity Announcement

GMA Attorneys & Staff Work Continuity Announcement [UPDATED]

Updated: Friday, May 15, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, the law firm of Gess Mattingly & Atchison, P.S.C., advises that the firm remains open for business and strives to continue providing a high quality of legal services and to meet client needs and expectatio...
Government Law

How does the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect my Criminal Case?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting all of our lives. Schools and businesses are closed across the country, and most of us are not venturing far from our homes. While Kentucky courts, both state and federal, have been severely impacted, they must remain open to those who have been arres...
Family Law in Central Kentucky

KENTUCKY COURTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO AWARD EQUAL PARENTING TIME

In 2018 the state of Kentucky passed legislation making joint custody and equal shared parenting time the presumptive arrangement in all child custody cases.  Since the law passed, family courts have been applying it and some of their decisions have been reviewed on appeal.  We now know th...
United States Supreme Court

SUPREME COURT DEALS A BODY BLOW TO “POLICING FOR PROFIT”

After his father died, Tyson Timbs used proceeds from an insurance policy to purchase a Land Rover SUV for $42,000.  Sometime after he purchased the vehicle, police arrested Timbs for dealing in a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit theft.  After pleading guilty to these offenses...