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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
Louisville Man Faces Wanton Endangerment Charges After Threatening Girlfriend With Loaded Gun
July 10, 2019 | Criminal Law
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
July 5, 2019 | DUI Defense
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
July 5, 2019 | DUI Defense
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