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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
Can I Face Charges If Someone Gets a DUI After Leaving My House?
August 23, 2019 | Criminal Law
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?
August 18, 2019 | DUI Defense
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
July 23, 2019 | Criminal Law
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