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What Is a Criminal Defense Attorney and When Do You Need One?
March 13, 2020 | Criminal Law
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
March 6, 2020 | Criminal Law
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
February 21, 2020 | DUI Defense
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?
February 6, 2020 | Sex Crimes
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
January 23, 2020 | Criminal Law
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?
January 8, 2020 | Criminal Law
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
8 Questions You Should Ask During Interactions with the Police
December 19, 2019 | Criminal Law
When you are pulled over on the highway or receive a visit from the police at your home, it can sometimes be tricky to know what to say. You want to make sure you don’t say the wrong thing and end up facing criminal charges. You can, of course, always opt to remain silent. Before… read more
Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?
December 6, 2019 | Criminal Law
It has never been easier to set up and hide nanny security cameras than it is today. A couple of decades ago, these secretive devices needed to be concealed in a stuffed animal or another large object. Nowadays, however, technology has improved to the point where it is possible to put a camera into even… read more
Top 10 Weirdest Laws in the State of Kentucky
November 18, 2019 | Criminal Law
Throughout its history, officials in the Kentucky state legislature and at local county levels have passed a long list of laws and regulations. While they surely had the best of intentions when the laws were drawn up, the times and society have changed – even though some of the laws did not. Whether the laws… read more
5 Tips For Staying Safe on Thanksgiving Eve, The Most Popular Drinking Day of the Year
November 15, 2019 | DUI Defense
The holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving is right around the corner: a time when family and friends travel from near and far to reunite and spend quality time together. But before the big day is the big night. Thanksgiving Eve (the night before Thanksgiving) has become one of the biggest nights of the year for… read more