December 8

Checks and Balances: Further Reflection on Governor Bevin’s Executive Order and the Kentucky Real Estate Authority

By Andrew C. Weeks & Michael F. Lawrence December 8, 2016 Governor Bevin’s Executive Order No. 2016-859 has created a glaring conflict between Kentucky’s legislative and executive branches of government. The new makeup of the four real estate boards affected are in direct violation of the Kentucky statutes that formed the boards. A quick refresher.

December 6

Governor Bevin Creates Kentucky Real Estate Authority to Consolidate Multiple Real Estate Boards

By Andrew C. Weeks & Michael F. Lawrence December 6, 2016 I. INTRODUCTION On December 1, 2016 Governor Matt Bevin issued Executive Order No. 2016-859. The Executive Order will have a lasting effect on Kentucky’s real estate industry by reorganizing four administrative bodies and creating the Kentucky Real Estate Authority. The changes are set to.

October 22

Kentucky Reaffirms Enforceability Of Arbitration Clauses

On August 21, 2008, the Kentucky Court of Appeals rendered the decision in Dutschke v. Jim Russell Realtors, et. al., affirming the enforceability of arbitration agreements in real estate Sale and Purchase Contracts. This decision became final in May of 2009 when the Supreme Court rejected the Dutschke’s motion for discretionary review. The Dutschke’s had.