April 2016 Community Events Spotlight

DLG attorneys and paraprofessionals are actively involved in the central Kentucky community.  We strive to make central Kentucky a better place to live, work and relax for everyone.   We are still in need of CARE (Credit Abuse Resistance Education) presenters for the second and third week in April! CARE

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Wise Named April Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Jennifer Wise for being selected as the April 2016 Employee of the Month. April marks the 6th anniversary of our birth as DelCotto Law Group PLLC (DLG), and Jennifer has been with us long before conception— December will mark fourteen years. It is safe to say; Jennifer knows

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Bankruptcy Code Dollar Amounts Will Increase On April 1, 2016

By: Jamie L. Harris, Esq. The  Judicial Conference of the United States issued a Notice in the Federal Register on February 22, 2016 that certain dollar amounts have increased in the sections in title 11 and title 28, United States Code. The new (adjusted) dollar amounts reflect a 3.016 percent

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Financial Tips and Reminders for Your Kentucky-Based Small Business

In dealing with many small business clients in my financial restructuring practice in Kentucky, I frequently see a lack of preventive assessment and planning by business owners to address the financial health of their small businesses. Below are a few tips and reminders for your Kentucky-based business. 1) Timely Pay

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Community Events – March 2016 | DelCotto Law Group PLLC

Community Events March 2016 DLG attorneys and paraprofessionals are actively involved in the central Kentucky community.  We strive to make central Kentucky a better place to live, work and relax for everyone. On March 4th, Heather Purnell will be volunteering to judge at the Mock Trial competition being held at

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Does Not Apply to Fines

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Does Not Apply to Fines Businesses taking extra steps to make sure they are not violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) in debt collecting may have less to worry about if they are collecting “nonconsensual fines”. See Gulley v. Markhoff & Krasny,

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Exceptions to Discharge: Bankruptcy Overview

Exceptions to Discharge:   11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A)   Pursuant to Rule 4007(c) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, a complaint for the determination of the dischargeability of a debt under § 523(a)(2) must be filed within sixty days from the date of the first meeting of creditors, and if

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Collateral estoppel: Proactive litigation strategies are crucial

Collateral estoppel| Jamie Harris in our firm recently posted about collateral estoppel in bankruptcy cases.  Collateral estoppel is one of those terms that usually ends the conversation at cocktail parties, or draws glazed looks when attorneys discuss it with clients.  I like to explain it as “you only get one

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