GMA Attorney Stefan J. Bing Elected Shareholder

Gess Mattingly & Atchison PSC is pleased to announce that Stefan J. Bing has been named a shareholder in the firm effective January 1, 2021. Mr. Bing focuses his practice on commercial, appellate, and construction litigation. He is a 2005 graduate of Case Western Reserve University and a 2012 gr...

Compassionate Release in the Age of COVID-19

What is Compassionate Release? Federal law recognizes that, in certain circumstances, an inmate's terminal illness, age, sickness, debilitation, or extreme family circumstances outweigh the need for further imprisonment. The Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 allows incarcerated individuals to seek re...

What is Marsy’s Law?

There are two proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this November in Kentucky. Proposed constitutional amendment no. 1, also known as Marsy's Law, would, if enacted, make sweeping changes to Kentucky criminal procedure regarding a victim's participation in the accused's criminal proceedin...

Kentucky Broadens Expungement Even Further

In April 2020, the Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 327 to make it easier for defendants to expunge acquitted conduct. The bill amends KRS 431.076 to provide that any Court entering an order of acquittal or dismissing any charges with prejudice after on or after July 15, 2020 (the Act's e...