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...

GMA Attorneys & Staff Work Continuity Announcement [UPDATED]

Updated: Wednesday, March 25, 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 expec...

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...