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
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
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
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
Kentucky’s New Revenge Porn Law
August 1, 2018 | Criminal Law
KRS 531.120: It’s a crime to post online “private erotic matter” of another person w/out their written consent, if the intent is to “harm, harass, intimidate, threaten, or coerce” that person, and he or she would suffer harm as a result.