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A Nurse’s Duty to Self-Report Convictions: When and How to Do It

Kentucky nursing law requires that licensees and credentialed individuals report all criminal misdemeanor and felony convictions to the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) within ninety (90) days of conviction. Thus, the 90-day clock to self-report starts not from the date of arrest or citation, but rather from the date of... Continue Reading »

Three Things to Do if you Receive a Complaint from the KBN

Contact an experienced healthcare defense attorney to understand your rights and the serious allegations against your professional license. Determine the deadline for responding to the Notice of Complaint. The KBN may penalize you for failing to respond timely. Do NOT post on social media about the allegations, your employer, or... Continue Reading »

What is a Notice of Complaint from the KBN and what does it mean?

Have you received a Notice of Complaint on your professional license from the Kentucky Board of Nursing? If so, you probably have a lot of questions—the first being, how could this possibly happen to me? This blog outlines the general procedures, ramifications, and constitutional due process rights associated with the... Continue Reading »

How a new Apple product may affect domestic violence cases

This week Apple finally released a long rumored tech product called Airtags, which are small circular devices that include a new type of chip that allows for easy and precise tracking. Some may be familiar with the Tile line of products, which have been around for a while and provide... Continue Reading »

Court Ordered Visitation During The COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 6, 2020, Governor Beshear entered an Executive Order 2020-215 and declared a State of Emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Shortly thereafter, the Supreme Court of Kentucky entered Administrative Order 2020-13 and Amended the same with Administrative Order 2020-22.  This... Continue Reading »