Articles — Executive Order

An Exception to the Governor's No-Eviction Policy

Posted by Stephen Marshall on

An Exception to the Governor's No-Eviction Policy

The legal landscape is changing at a fast and furious pace due to COVID-19. Here's where things stand with evictions as of April 3, 2020. BACKGROUND On March 25, 2020, the Governor suspended all evictions throughout the state until he lifts the state of emergency. Earlier this week, the Kentucky Supreme Court closed the courts to non-emergency hearings, including evictions, until May 1. It further declared that the courts will not accept eviction filings until 30 days after the courts open again – which would be June 1. One of my privileges as an attorney is to sit on the...

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Three Things to Know about the Governor's Latest Executive Order and Some Fair Housing Guidance

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Three Things to Know about the Governor's Latest Executive Order and Some Fair Housing Guidance

Here's a quick video on three things that landlords and property managers should know about Governor Beshear's latest Executive Order, which you can read in its entirety here.  BUSINESS CLOSINGS All businesses that are not considered “Life Sustaining” must cease operations effective at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, except as needed to conduct Minimum Basic Operations. As of now, it is my position that Property Management companies falls within the definition of a Life Sustaining Business. The language of the order defines a Life Sustaining Business to include those that “provide construction or maintenance of residential . . ....

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