Legal Blog & Information

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer?

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?

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

Can I Face Charges If Someone Gets a DUI After Leaving My House?

As we enter the fall season, football and holiday parties will become more frequent. If a guest you served alcohol to injures someone in a drunk driving accident, you could be opening yourself up to legal trouble. The legal term is social host responsibility, and the consequences are serious. Kentucky Bar Fined for Overserving Guest… read more

Can the Police Take My Blood Without Consent? 

When the police pull over a suspected drunk driver, they will try to assess the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) in a variety of ways. One of the most accurate and scientific ways to go about the test is to take a blood sample. If you are stopped by the police and consent to such… read more

Man Sets Fire to Ex’s Home Shortly After Being Served With an Emergency Protective ORder

Kevin Madison, a 61-year-old Louisville man, has been arrested for allegedly setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s home while she and four others were inside. According to reports, the woman had just secured an emergency protective order the day before the incident. Madison’s record seems to indicate that he has a history of ignoring these court… read more

Louisville Man Faces Wanton Endangerment Charges After Threatening Girlfriend With Loaded Gun

A Louisville man has been arrested after allegedly threatening his pregnant girlfriend and her family with a loaded gun. According to reports, 27-year-old Hatim Mohamed choked this girlfriend, threw her against a wall, and pointed a gun at her during an argument. He also threatened her mother and four children, who were home at the… read more

Girl Injured, Man Charged With DUI After Driving Car Into Louisville Area Home

A Louisville man is facing charges for DUI and reckless driving after plowing his car into a home and injuring a young girl. According to reports, 63-year-old Richard Bell blacked out behind the wheel, lost control, and drove into the side of a house on Candleworth Drive. A young girl was sleeping in a bed… read more

Man Driving Horse and Buggy Arrested for DUI

You don’t have to drive a car to face criminal DUI charges in Kentucky. This is the reality 34-year-old Reuben Andy Yoder knows all too well. Yoder was arrested for DUI after his horse-drawn carriage collided with a car at an intersection in Smiths Grove. When officers arrived on the scene, Yoder had difficulty standing… read more

Voters decide on Tuesday whether to make Michigan the first state in the Sixth Circuit to Legalize Marijuana

This Tuesday, Michiganders will go to the polls and decide whether to make their state the 10th in the nation to legalize the adult recreational use of marijuana. If passed, the new law would create a tightly-regulated system akin to the one already in place for alcohol, creating six categories of licensed marijuana businesses in… read more

Marijuana Law

How what’s happening in the rest of the Northern Hemisphere affects Kentuckians when it comes to Marijuana. Since California became the first state to approve the use of cannabis for medical treatment in 1996, over 30 states (including the District of Columbia) have passed laws legalizing marijuana for medical purposes and/or recreational use by adults… read more