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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
What Happens If You Have an Out of State Arrest Warrant?
November 12, 2019 | Criminal Law
Let’s say you missed your court date to pay a simple parking fine or a probation hearing. You haven’t heard anything about it for several years now, and are even living in another state. No harm, no foul, right? Unfortunately, not. If there’s a warrant for your arrest – even if it’s from another state… read more
A Breakdown of Kentucky Stalking Laws
October 28, 2019 | Criminal Law
A Kentucky man was recently charged with first-degree stalking after a physical dispute with a woman to whom he repeatedly sent unwanted messages. He also followed her and trespassed on her property. After telling him several times she wanted him to stop, he continued. Eventually, she called the police to her home, and they found… read more
What Are Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude?
October 8, 2019 | Criminal Law
If you’re charged with a crime – either a misdemeanor or a felony – having the words “crime of moral turpitude” attached to it can mean serious consequences. Although they’re not easily understood, crimes of moral turpitude can have long-lasting impacts on a person’s life. This is especially true if you hold a professional license… read more
Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer?
September 25, 2019 | DUI Defense
If you’re pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving in Kentucky, the officer is sure to ask you to take a breathalyzer or field sobriety test. Just like every other state, Kentucky has its own laws about the rights of people pulled over by police. Kentucky’s implied consent law means that by simply getting behind… read more
What is a Suppression Hearing?
September 9, 2019 | Criminal Law
Things can appear very grim if you’re facing criminal charges and police have evidence against you. It’s important to remember though, that under the U.S. Constitution and Kentucky law, you have rights protecting you against evidence collected illegally by police. Police must follow rules when questioning or arresting someone – regardless of the charges. Some… read more