UK/CLE Publications

Must-Haves for Every Legal Library

UK/CLE is the premier publisher of legal materials in the state of Kentucky. In collaboration with some of Kentucky's most prominent practitioners and legal scholars we are pleased to offer practicing attorneys the following handbooks, monographs, and compendia for purchase. Our publications are the result of thousands of hours of legal research and invaluable practice advice from members of the Kentucky Bar. Our publications are a must-have for the Kentucky practitioner and are both a valuable and necessary addition to any legal library.

We also offer electronic editions of almost all our publications as PDF on CD-ROM. This provides increased interactivity, searchability, and portability, bringing an extra level of value to our already high-quality publications.

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Most Recent Publications

*Prices do not include 6% Kentucky sales tax. Sales tax must be added at the time of your order, if applicable.

Equine Case Law Digest

Monograph, 3d ed., April 2018
$80.00* Softcover
$80.00* CD-ROM
$125.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Equine Case Law Digest 1998-2018 is a 20-year compilation of Frank T. Becker's equine case abstracts from UK/CLE's National Conference on Equine Law. It covers every major area of the equine industry and is a must-have for any equine lawyer. This invaluable resource is organized into 40+ legal issue sections, which feature succinct summaries of over 900 equine cases. The table of contents and authorities will help you quickly and easily find exactly what you're looking for in your equine practice. 575+ pages.

Kentucky Corporation Law

Handbook, 3d ed., January 2018
$135.00* Softcover
$135.00* CD-ROM
$200.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Choice of Entity Planning with Emphasis on Corporations • Use of Delaware Corporations and Delaware Holding Companies • Formation of the Corporation • Capital Structure of the Corporation • Closely-Held Corporation Governance and Minority Shareholder Issues • Restrictions on the Transfer of Stock and Stock Restriction Agreements • Operation of the Corporation: Non-Tax Issues • Taxation of Corporate Operation • Subchapter S Corporations: A General Tax Overview • Stock Redemptions: Non-Tax & Tax Issues • Business Combinations: Non-Tax Considerations • Business Combinations: Tax Considerations • Corporate Dissolutions and Liquidations: Non-Tax & Tax Issues • Standard of Conduct for Directors and Officers • Actions Against the Corporation: Piercing the Corporate Veil • Shareholders' Litigation • Selected Securities Law Issues for the Corporate Practitioner • Index • 814 pages.

Non-Profit Corporations in Kentucky

Monograph, 4th ed., January 2018
$65.00* Softcover
$65.00* CD-ROM
$100.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Introduction • Organization • Structure and Operation • Dissolution • Federal Tax Exemption Application Process • Section 501(c)(3) Organizations: Special Considerations • Unrelated Business Income Tax • Joint Ventures Between Tax-Exempt and For-Profit Organizations • Intermediate Sanctions • Employment Matters • Compensation and Benefit Programs • Kentucky "Sunshine" Laws • Index • 214 pages.

Legal Aspects of Stallion Management and Syndication

Monograph, 3d ed., April 2017
$65.00* Softcover
$65.00* CD-ROM
$100.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Purchasing the Stallion • Duties of Agents, Stallion Managers, and Syndicate Managers • Stallion Management • Stallion Breeding Syndications • Sample Forms • Statutory Appendix • Index • 262 pages.

Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial

Handbook, 4th ed., March 2017
$135.00* Softcover
$135.00* CD-ROM
$200.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Courts in the Commonwealth • The Attorney-Client Relationship • Factual Investigation • Judicial Jurisdiction • Venue • Service of Process • Claims for Relief • Responsive Pleadings • Motion Practice • Other Pleading Issues • Rule 11 • Extraordinary Remedies • Written Discovery • Depositions • General Discovery Principles • Expert Witnesses • Negotiation and Settlement • Mediation • The Pretrial Conference • Forms & Checklists • Index • 650+ pages.

Kentucky Civil Practice At Trial

Handbook, 4th ed., March 2017
$135.00* Softcover
$135.00* CD-ROM
$200.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

The Role of Trial Counsel • Preparation for Trial & Organization of Materials • Juries • Bench Trial • Opening Statements • Documentary, Demonstrative, & Real Evidence & Other Evidentiary Concerns • Witnesses • Expert Witnesses • Settlement During Trial • Jury Instructions • Closing Arguments • Judgments • Post-Trial Proceedings • Forms • Index • 450+ pages.

Business Succession Planning

Monograph, 2d ed., August 2016
$65.00* Softcover
$65.00* CD-ROM
$100.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Introduction to Succession Planning for Closely-Held Businesses • Family Business Succession Planning • Basic Issues and Strategies of Estate Planning • Business Succession Planning for Corporations • Structuring the Closely-Held Business • Management Issues: Employment Agreements, Executive Compensation, and Insurance • Buy-Sell Agreements • Retirement Planning for the Closely-Held Business • Venture Capital Financing • Raising Capital Through the Sale of Stock or Other Securities • Initial Public Offerings of Securities • Use of Trusts in Family Business Succession Planning • Redemption Transactions • The Sale of the Closely-Held Business • Wealth Transfer Planning Using FLPs and FLLCs Valuation Issues in Business Planning • Index • 450+ pages.

Kentucky Legal Research Manual

Handbook, 4th ed., June 2016
$100.00* Softcover
$100.00* CD-ROM
$150.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Kentucky Constitution • Kentucky Statutory Authority • Local Legislation • Kentucky Legislative Process and History • Kentucky Case Law Research • Administrative Law • Legal Ethics Research • Treatises and Practice Handbooks • Kentucky Electronic Resources • Citation of Kentucky Legal Materials • Bibliography of Legal Research Guides • Kentucky Public Law Libraries • Index • 375+ pages.

Private Adoption in Kentucky

Monograph, 5th ed., April 2016
$65.00* Softcover
$65.00* CD-ROM
$100.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Relationship Between Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption • The Attorney's Role in the Adoption • Typical Adoption • Expenses • Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights • Venue and Petition • Parties to the Action • Conduct of Hearings • Termination Orders • Child's Right to Inherit Following Termination • Confidentiality and Sealing of Files and Records • Effect of Termination Order • Prohibited Practices • Petition for Adoption of Child • Placement of Children by Private Person, Procedure, Removal, Court Order • Parties Defendant in the Adoption Proceeding • Service of Process • Adoption Petition • Consent to Adoption • Investigation and Report • Hearing • Judgment and Order • Information about Medical or Genetic Condition Affecting an Adopted Person • Annulment of Adoption • Disposition of Child if Adoption Not Adjudged • Inspection of Adoption Records and Limitations • Prohibited Practices in the Adoption of Children • Adoptions Without Consent • Dual Representation Prohibited • Court-Approved Fees Required • Interstate Adoption • Conditions for Placement • Retention of Jurisdiction • Penalties • Notice Requirements • Recognition of Foreign Adoptions • Forms • Statutory & Regulatory Appendix • Index • 350+ pages.

Kentucky Legal Ethics Deskbook - 3 Volume Set

(previously titled Kentucky Legal Ethics Opinions and Professional Responsibility Deskbook)
Handbook, 5th ed., January 2016
$175.00* Softcover
$175.00* CD-ROM
$200.00* Softcover and CD-ROM Set

Kentucky Rules of Professional Conduct (Current) • Kentucky Rules of Professional Conduct (1990-2009) • Kentucky Code of Professional Responsibility (1971-1990) • Kentucky Canons of Professional Ethics (1946-1971) • Kentucky Code of Legal Ethics (1903-1946) • Index to Rules, Codes, and Canons • Kentucky Procedures for Disciplinary Enforcement • Admission of Persons to Practice Law • Supplemental Codes and References • Formal Ethics Opinions of the Kentucky Bar Association • Index to the Formal Ethics Opinions of the Kentucky Bar Association • Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinions • Index to the Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinions • Code of Judicial Conduct • Judicial Ethics Opinions • Index to the Judicial Ethics Opinions • Legal Ethics Research • Practical Resolution of Ethics Questions • Citation Index to Opinion References • 1600+ pages.

*Prices do not include 6% Kentucky sales tax. Sales tax must be added at the time of your order, if applicable.

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