What is Workplace Sexual Harassment

In this article, the attorneys at Durrett & Kersting Law, PLLC—conveniently located in Louisville, Kentucky (KY)—are here to provide you with some professional insight on the complex issues of workplace sexual harassment. If you have experienced this issue, contact us today to learn more about your legal rights. Sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem in the U.S., despite all the efforts to raise awareness and address the situation through legal means. It is regarded as Read more

Alcohol Law in Bourbon Country

There are three things that people think of when they think of our old Kentucky home; fried chicken, horses, and bourbon. It is pretty likely that if you’ve ever told someone that you are from Kentucky that they respond with questions about our beloved bourbon country. However, how much do you really know about the supposed land of bourbon that you reside in? There are alcohol laws in place, even in Kentucky, that govern the sale and production of alcohol. It is important to be aware of these Read more

Understanding Shoplifting & Petty Theft Laws in Louisville

Punishable under the category of “theft by unlawful taking or disposition”, shoplifting and petty theft are crimes that has severe penalizations in Kentucky. If you or someone you know is facing a shoplifting or petty theft charge, there are many things you should know about the possible outcomes and what you need to do moving forward. Let Durrett & Kersting Law, PLLC of Louisville, Kentucky show you a few things you should know about these charges to help you better understand what measures Read more

Kentucky’s Current Marijuana Laws

Durrett and Kersting Law office in Louisville provide facts about Kentucky Marijuana laws.  Call today for more information. According to the National Institute of Drug Use, Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Although many states are revising Marijuana laws allowing Marijuana to be used medically, and for adult recreational use, Kentucky is conservative when it comes to the laws governing Marijuana. If you have been arrested relating to a Marijuana charge, Read more

Handling a Car Accident

The following include basic information that you should record and steps you should take if you are ever in a car accident. We recommend that you click the link below and print a copy of the PDF to keep in your car. Always be sure to consult an attorney about your specific case.   D&K- Handling a Car Accident DURRETT & KERSTING, PLLC 1300 Clear Springs Trace, Suite 4, Louisville, Kentucky 40223 (502) 420-2863 – Office (888) 400-6919 – Fax Handling a Car Accident Read more

“Are you my mother?” – A Consideration of Parental Rights After the Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

  In the short time since the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. _____ (2015) requiring the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples and Country wide recognition of same-sex marriage was issued the applied implications of the ruling continue to unfold. On the most fundamental level the ruling in this case was a major civil rights victory for the LGBT movement and a great step toward full equal rights and protections. On an individual level Read more

Top 5 Reasons To Care About the Ashley Madison Hack, and why they are asinine

Top 5 Reasons To Care About the Ashley Madison Hack, and why they are asinine  1) I'm afraid I'm going to get busted. Seriously? Um, yea, who knew cruising the Internet on a site solely intended to meet people for extramarital affairs would end badly? FYI: Other things no one saw ending badly: Enron, running with scissors, and anything preceded by the phrase "Hey, watch this...." You did it. You got caught. Clearly there are issues—the fact that you were on the website to begin with, Read more

Thinking About Divorce?

Thinking About Divorce? You are not alone. Divorce is a long internal process. The thought develops over time, and there are considerations to be made. Nobody wants to fail at marriage, or put their children through suffering. Couples may work on it and try to fix the problems. But, sometimes there is not a solution and divorce is the only option. If you find that you are thinking about divorce, get in touch with an experienced attorney at Durrett & Kersting. They will help you determine Read more

New Kentucky Law Changes Access to Domestic Violence Petitions

    During the late hours of the last night of the 2015 legislative session the Kentucky Legislature passed House Bill 8, which in part gives parties in a dating relationship access to domestic violence protection. When an individual is the victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking they can seek an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) to prevent any contact by the party who has perpetrated the violence. If the Judge grants the petition for an Emergency Read more

Maintenance in Louisville KY

Maintenance in Louisville Kentucky used to be called alimony. It was granted to the spouse who faced financial difficulty as a result of divorce. Durrett and Kersting Attorneys at Law believe in providing its clients every resource necessary when it comes to seeking necessary maintenance or addressing potential maintenance awards to a former spouse. Who Can Receive Maintenance The spouse who seeks maintenance must be able to prove they lack sufficient property or income to provide for their needs. Read more