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The Top 6 Things You Should Know About The SECURE Act

By | January 8th, 2020|Estate Planning, Small Business, Taxes|

Quick Summary The SECURE legislation — which stands for “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” — puts into place numerous provisions intended to strengthen retirement security across the country. As part of a larger government spending package, which was signed into law on December 20, 2019, Congress included provisions from the Setting Every Community [...]

Episode 1 – “Fake News or Fake Threats?” Lawyers, Libations, and Law Podcast

By | June 7th, 2019|Civil Rights, Government Transparency, Governments, Open Meetings|

Lawyers, Libations, and Law Podcast Finally, there is a podcast where lawyers sit around and talk about the United States Constitution. Godbey Law, LLC, in Cincinnati, Ohio presents a podcast that offers education regarding constitutional law without partisan opinions. The Podcast is hosted by Godbey Law’s constitution and government transparency advocate, Matt Miller-Novak, and it features [...]

Summertime Visitation Schedules

By | June 4th, 2019|Child Custody, Divorce, Family law|

Most parents with a court-mandated custody and visitation order are provided with both summertime and school-year guidelines. Summer schedule guidelines can be much less specific, often leaving parents to determine how the child will spend their summer weeks. For co-parents of children subject to a court-ordered custody and visitation arrangement, summer months often upend schedules [...]

Prom Season Safety

By | May 2nd, 2019|Personal Injury|

via GIPHY High School Prom is a milestone to be celebrated. Families gather in living rooms and front lawns taking pictures and creating special memories. Teens have the opportunity to have a very special and memorable evening celebrating with friends. It's often also the night when many teens are permitted to borrow the family car [...]

Godbey Law 1st Amendment Case against Madison Local School Board featured on WCPO

By | February 27th, 2019|Civil Rights|

Godbey Law’s Matt Miller-Novak has filed suit against Madison Local School District on behalf of five plaintiffs whose 1st amendment rights were violated. Two years after Madison schools suffered a school shooting, the School Board began discussing and moving to arm teachers in its buildings. When members of the public attended meetings to criticize Madison’s [...]

Winter Driving Safety Checklist from Godbey Law

By | November 30th, 2018|Automobile Accident, Personal Injury, Traffic Offenses|

We have fairly mild winters in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, but driving on snow and ice or in extremely cold conditions can present both challenges and hazards. Godbey Law has developed a simple safety checklist to remind you and loved ones about important things to be aware of this winter on the road. These [...]

10 Ways to Maximize Your End-of-Year Giving

By | November 21st, 2018|Estate Planning, Financial, Probate Law, Small Business, Taxes, Wills|

Before you click that link or mail that check this season, consider these 10 ways to potentially maximize your charitable giving. Discuss your philanthropic values and goals with your family (or even friends) as a way to build a legacy. 50/30/20 Rule: 50% to support causes you're most passionate about, 30% to support causes you [...]

Halloween Visitation Issues: Trick-or-Treat for Parents

By | October 31st, 2018|Child Custody, Divorce, Family law|

Holiday Visitation: Divorced Parents in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana With the holidays approaching, and even Halloween trick-or-treating, it is often on the minds of people seeking a divorce or dissolution of marriage, what can happen during the holidays. While most people are aware that there will be some sort of sharing of the holiday schedule, [...]

Godbey Law In the News: FC Cincinnati

By | September 28th, 2018|Business Law, Government Transparency, Governments, Open Meetings, Our Attorneys|

Godbey Law In the News: FC Cincinnati Lawsuit alleging secret, illegal meetings by Milford leaders may jeopardize FC Cincinnati complex WCPO - Channel 9 Does a lawsuit against Milford Council jeopardize plan for FC Cincy Clermont County? Cincinnati Enquirer Lawsuit claims Milford city leaders violated law for FC Cincinnati deal WLWT - Channel 5

Letter to Our Clients – Celebrating 25 Years

By | September 15th, 2018|Bankruptcy, Business Law, Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning, Family law, Small Business|

To All Clients of Godbey Law, [WATCH VIDEO] Twenty-five years ago today, I came home early to tell my wife (who was pregnant with our first child) that I had quit my job in order to open my own law firm. I have no regrets. Today we celebrate 25 years of legal leadership at Godbey [...]