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Author Archives: Rob Rosasco

Fair Trials and Deep Pockets

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

By: Rob Hickey The jury’s role in the trial of a negligence claim is to decide whether the defendant was negligent and, if so, to determine the amount of money that will reasonably compensate the plaintiff for the damages caused by the negligence. Sympathy for, or hostility to, either side of a lawsuit has… Read More »

Kentucky’s Convoluted Path to Fundamental Fairness for Defendants in Tort Actions 

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By: Sarah E. Tilley and David L. Haney Gwin, Steinmetz, & Baird, PLLC  Both Kentucky defendants and courts must navigate a convoluted procedural mechanism when seeking an apportionment instruction to include a non-party joint tortfeasor who is responsible for all or a part of the plaintiff’s injuries. Until Kentucky’s apportionment statute is updated, unsuspecting… Read More »

Assets and a cup of money

Divorce When Your Spouse is Self-Employed

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

When going through a divorce, there are numerous reasons why you’ll need either your spouse to accurately convey income and asset information to the court, or you’ll need to be able to prove that information to the court yourself. When a spouse works as a salaried employee, information on income is generally easy to… Read More »


Five Smart Steps to Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

Divorce is an emotionally and financially draining challenge for anyone to face. However, with the wrong lawyer by your side, the entire process could take longer and be even more painful than necessary. You may be inclined to hurry up and get things moving, but take the time to follow these five steps when… Read More »

Road reads Divorce

A Fresh Start in the New Year

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

Making the decision to get a divorce is one that requires a great deal of time and consideration. Even when a spouse has known for some time that they’re unhappy with their marriage, they may need one final push to separate or file for divorce. Many couples arrive at the conclusion that it’s time… Read More »


Getting Through the Holidays Financially

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

From carols and cocoa to stockings and Santa, the Christmas season is a celebration of joy and love. Financially, however, cramming a year’s worth of merriment into just a few weeks can be a strain. But, believe it or not, there are ways to plan ahead and spend a little smarter during the holiday… Read More »


Making the Holidays Memorable after a Divorce

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

The winter holiday season can be a stressful time for everyone, but this time of year can be particularly difficult if you’ve been through a divorce or are recently separated. You may be feeling lonelier than normal without a spouse, as well as concerned about whether you will be able to make the holidays… Read More »


Beating the Holiday Stress: Five Useful Tips

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

The holidays are fast approaching – and for many, that means the stress that comes along with them. Difficult family dynamics, high expectations, and hours of work cooking and cleaning can make for a not-so-happy holiday season. So how do you beat the stress? Tip #1: Recognize your limits. If you spend your holiday… Read More »

Gwin, Steinmetz & Baird, PLLC announces that three of its attorneys have been named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list and the Rising Stars list for 2017

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

Attorneys on the Super Lawyers list are selected by a multi-phase, peer-reviewed process that takes into account independent research, reputation, and professional achievement. The Rising Stars list similarly recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in Kentucky. Robert L. Steinmetz was again named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Mr. Steinmetz, a founding member of the… Read More »


Failure to Comply with Court Orders regarding Divorce Settlement Results in Contempt

By Gwin Steinmetz & Baird PLLC |

When parties before the Family Division repeatedly fail to follow orders issued by the judge, such as orders requiring sale of a marital asset or orders regarding a child visitation schedule, there are several ways that the wronged spouse can attempt to force compliance. Among the most extreme of these methods is by filing… Read More »

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