Kentucky Law

KOOL Kentucky Inmate Search: Kentucky State Penitentiary

The incarceration of a friend or loved one comes with many reasons for stress and concern. One of the most difficult aspects of a loved one’s incarceration is uncertainty. Once a person enters police custody, there’s minimal communication. You may not even know which facility or city in Kentucky they have been transported to.  Trying… read more

What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

The US court system, along with some of its terminology, is a source of mystery and myth to a lot of people. One of the most pervasive urban legends about the law is the origins of the term “the bar.”  You’ve probably heard of the bar exam and bar association, and you likely know they… read more

Can You Be Prosecuted for Causing Someone’s Suicide in Kentucky?

Wondering if you can be prosecuted for causing someone’s suicide in Kentucky? The experienced Louisville criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates explain what you need to know in this blog. You can be prosecuted for causing or assisting someone’s suicide in Kentucky. This is a serious felony crime and carries stiff penalties. Kentucky does… read more

Can a Convicted Felon Own a Gun in Kentucky?

Kentucky gun laws allow most individuals to own and possess handguns, shotguns, and rifles. Kentucky residents are not required to obtain a permit to purchase a handgun. They can also carry concealed guns or openly carry guns without a permit.  That does not mean that there are no restrictions on guns. Kentucky gun laws impose… read more

What if I Live in Ohio But Was Arrested for DUI in Kentucky?

Being arrested for DUI is a stressful situation. You face severe penalties if you are convicted of drunk driving. However, when you are arrested for DUI somewhere other than your state of residence, the matter becomes much more complicated. A DUI is not a speeding ticket. You cannot mail a check from home and consider… read more

How Hard is it to Pass the Kentucky Bar Exam?

The bar exam is a notoriously tough testing experience that ultimately determines who gets to be an attorney. There are no easy states in which to take the bar exam, but some states have a higher overall passing percentage than others. Each state has a different bar exam, but more than the difficulty of the… read more

Is it Illegal to Drive Barefoot in Kentucky?

If you have ever found yourself heading back from the beach or excitedly removing your shoes after a long day on your feet, you may have considered driving barefoot. Although a seemingly harmless action, removing your shoes behind the wheel can present unexpected hazards to your safety and other drivers’ safety. Abiding by federal and… read more