Changes to Kentucky’s Adoption Leave Law

Kentucky employers, don’t forget that recent changes to Kentucky’s Adoption Leave Law take effect today! HB 210, which was signed by Governor Beshear on March 23, 2021, makes several amendments to Kentucky’s Adoption Leave law (KRS 337.015) which become effective as of July 29, 2021. The law previously required employers to provide reasonable unpaid personal …Read More

Was your business harmed by COVID-19? You could be eligible for property tax relief.

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If your business was negatively impacted by COVID-19, you might be eligible for a property tax reduction. On April 27, 2021, Ohio enacted a special law that allows commercial property owners (and certain tenants) to apply for reductions of their 2020 property tax bill if their income-producing properties were affected by COVID-19. The law is intended to alleviate the financial impact of COVID-19 on Ohio businesses. The application process is intricate, and an experienced attorney can navigate it to optimize this valuable opportunity for a tax bill reduction.

My Top 3 Tips When Buying Vacant Commercial Property.

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People often have no fear when buying vacant commercial land. It is vacant after all. What could be wrong with it? So. Much. So much could be wrong with it. Though empty, less obvious problems that can quickly derail a project can lurk if you do not do your due diligence. Michelle E. Reid offers her top three tips to consider when buying vacant commercial property.

Building a Home in 2021? My Top 3 Considerations

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Most of us found all of our homes’ flaws in 2020 and are seeking out the perfect place to build our dream home. More often than not though, people an attorney after signing the land and construction contract—when there is a big problem that could have been avoided by consulting with an attorney earlier. To help your purchase and construction go smoothly, here are three things to consider.

Strauss Troy is looking for a Real Estate paralegal

Primary responsibilities: The successful candidate will preferable have extensive experience examining real estate titles for commercial properties in Ohio and Kentucky. This position will likely involve: property and lien searches, recording of real estate documents in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky, analysis of plats, surveys, easements, and recorded leases, analyzing and assisting in the resolution …Read More