Legal Blog & Information

Could Kentucky go into Martial Law due to Coronavirus?

It is not likely that demands for martial law because of the coronavirus would be taken seriously by any state or federal government official. Our governments are not interested in turning over control to the military. However, stories about National Guard units assisting state governments in their response to the coronavirus have led to rumors… read more

Things Cops Do That Are Illegal: What a Police Officer Can and Cannot Do

Police officers are not above the law. When they make errors or cross the line into illegal conduct, they can be held accountable for their wrongdoing. A law enforcement officer may not commit a crime while on duty or off duty. In either case, the law holds the officer accountable for his or her actions…. read more

What is the Difference Between Escorting and Prostitution?

There is some confusion about whether escort services fall under the same laws as prostitution in Kentucky. Unfortunately, the term escort is often mistakenly used for a prostitute. However, the terms are not interchangeable. You can provide escort services without being charged with a crime. A problem arises if you offer sexual favors as part… read more

How Long Does Alcohol Stay On Your Breath

A breathalyzer test calculates your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) by measuring the amount of alcohol on your breath. What most people do not realize is that alcohol can remain on your breath for up to 12 to 24 hours after your last alcoholic drink. Therefore, you could easily “fail” a breathalyzer test the morning after… read more

What Is a Criminal Defense Attorney and When Do You Need One?

The U.S. Constitution makes it clear that any U.S. citizen accused of a crime must be provided with representation. This can be by hiring a private attorney or using a court-appointed one. In some cases, you can also represent yourself in court. What exactly does a criminal defense attorney do? Is it important to hire… read more

4 Things to Remember If You’re Up Against False Accusations in Court

Why would someone want to make a false accusation? False accusations happen in divorces and child custody cases where one parent thinks the allegation will give them an advantage in court. False accusations can also be made regarding sexual harassment in the workplace, assault, or domestic violence. They can have real consequences both criminally and… read more

Top Reasons the Police Stop Drivers for DUI

The majority of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) begin in one of two ways: you were either involved in an accident or the police suspected you of drunk driving. What gives police reason to suspect you’re driving drunk? This is important information to know because in order for the charges to stick, the… read more

Are Escorts Legal in Louisville?

Today, you can order practically anything from the comfort of your home. From books and electronics, to medicine and groceries, seemingly everything is a click away. Even human companionship. Is that companionship legal? The short answer is that it depends on what kind of companionship you’re looking for. Is Paid Companionship Legal in Louisville? If… read more

10 Examples of Police Misconduct

The term “police misconduct” can be used to describe a wide range of improper or illegal actions on the part of law enforcement officers. These actions may involve police brutality, malicious prosecution, or witness tampering. Some of the most famous police misconduct cases on record include: Officers Eddie Martins and Richard Hall – Rape and… read more

What if I Don’t Show Up For Jury Duty?

If you’re received a jury duty notification letter from the Jefferson County Judicial Center (JCJC), that’s definitely a date you want to keep. If you have thoughts about blowing it off, don’t. By sending you the notification, the court expects you to show up. If you do not, you could be looking at fines, jail… read more