Bevin urges lawmakers to allow some felonies to be expunged

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BY ADAM BEAM, Associated Press

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Rebecca Collett was addicted to drugs and spent nearly two years in prison, but after she got clean, she says she could not find a job, a place to live or even get accepted into college.

Her felony conviction scared away opportunities because of the legal liabilities associated with hiring or admitting felons. Collet is … Continue reading “Bevin urges lawmakers to allow some felonies to be expunged”

Defending the Haddens: Why This is Important to All Americans

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Photo by Steve Hebert, New York Times for

In May of 2008, William Jerry Hadden and his son Jamey Hadden — owners of two Cardinal Valley apartment complexes — were charged with harboring 60 illegal immigrants in KY and “encouraging” them to stay in the United States. The federal government was using the harboring law in such a way as to twist its meaning and intent. The objective was to imprison the Haddens, take their property and destroy their lives simply to make them an example to the American people!

Jerry Hadden hired Tucker Richardson and Russell Baldani, both founding partners at Baldani, Rowland & Richardson, to defend … Continue reading “Defending the Haddens: Why This is Important to All Americans”

Russ Baldani, Founding Partner at Baldani, Rowland & Richardson

Russell J. Blandani Attorney - BRR-law.comRuss Baldani, the senior partner in Baldani, Rowland & Richardson, has dedicated over thirty years as a practicing attorney to representing people accused of crimes in the state and federal courts of Kentucky.

After graduating from the University of Kentucky Law School in 1984, Russ took a job as a full-time public defender at Fayette County Legal Aid. In his first year as a public defender, Russ exclusively represented young people in juvenile court in Lexington. For the next three years, Russ represented citizens accused of felonies in Fayette Circuit Court.

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As a felony court public defender, Russ gained extensive trial experience that paved the way for his private practice. He tried dozens of cases, the … Continue reading “Russ Baldani, Founding Partner at Baldani, Rowland & Richardson”

Meet Abe Mashni, Associate

Abe MaAbe Mashnishni is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Political Science and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. While at UK College of Law, he served as the Treasurer for the Trial Advocacy Board and was granted a limited practice license from the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Bar Admissions.

While in law school, Abe worked at the Fayette County Commonwealth’s Attorney Office. He was tasked with the responsibility of arguing multiple hearings on the Commonwealth’s behalf and even served as first-chair prosecuting a felony trial. As a result of this experience, Abe has … Continue reading “Meet Abe Mashni, Associate”

Family Law Attorney Lexington KY

family law attorney lexington ky baldani rowland and richardsonIf you are dealing with Family Law issues and you don’t feel your case is getting the attention it deserves, you need a family law attorney Lexington, KY – call Baldani, Rowland and Richardson (859) 259-0727 today. One of our experienced family law attorneys will make sure you are dealt with fairly by all parties.

Generally, you have more options open to you than you know. Your BRR-Law attorney will make certain all available remedies are investigated.

Q. Who has a duty to pay child support?

Both parents have a duty to support their children, regardless … Continue reading “Family Law Attorney Lexington KY”