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How Will the Coronavirus Affect Criminal Cases?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption in virtually every arena of American life, and the country’s criminal justice system is not unaffected either. In Kentucky, the court proceedings in criminal cases are delayed because most of the court operations are temporarily suspended. The administration in Kentucky appears to be more willing at present… Read More »

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How Kentuckians Are Pulling Together During The COVID-19 Outbreak

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

The coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for all segments of the population – from vulnerable older adults and those with underlying health conditions to suddenly laid-off employees to work-from-home parents. During this period of hardship and uncertainty, the people of Kentucky are coming together to help each other cope with the Covid-19 crisis… Read More »

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Researchers Say New Breathalyzer Can Measure Pot Intoxication

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

It took decades for the alcohol breathalyzer to gradually gain acceptance. There was an ongoing debate from the 1930s through the 1960s among lawmakers, police, scientists, and the public on the accuracy of the numbers given by the device, the correct legal limit for drivers, and the reliability of a machine over the testimony… Read More »

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Driving an ATV/UTV While Intoxicated – What is the Law in Kentucky?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

The Consumer Protection Safety Commission reports that ATV accidents are responsible 500 to 600 fatalities every year in the US. Unfortunately, many of these deaths occur due to driver intoxication. When operating an off-road vehicle under intoxication, you may injure yourself and others as well as most likely get a DUI when you are… Read More »

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How Can I Avoid Jail Time for a Felony DUI Charge?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

If you are charged with drunk driving, it is highly likely that you will spend some time in jail after your arrest. But relatively few individuals receive jail time after they are convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol. Incarceration is mandatory following a DUI only when it is charged… Read More »

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I Wrecked My Car and My Friend’s Drugs Were Inside, What Do I Do Now?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

In some situations, you may expect a possession of drugs charge. For instance, if you had a bag of meth in your pocket, you can anticipate a charge of drug possession. However, what would happen if you were stopped by law enforcement for a traffic violation, and the police officer noticed the same bag… Read More »

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What Speed Is Considered Reckless Driving?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Being charged with reckless driving in Kentucky can have lasting consequences. Apart from having a mark on your driving record, you will have to pay a fine and also risk having your license suspended, depending on your past driving record and the number of penalty points you have accumulated. Section 189.290 of the Kentucky… Read More »

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What Happens If I Get Pulled Over for DUI with a Loaded Gun in My Car?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Getting pulled over by a Kentucky police officer for drunk driving can be a stressful experience to say the least, especially if you happen to have a loaded gun in your vehicle. What should you do in such a situation? Let us take a detailed look: Maintain a Calm Demeanor As difficult as it… Read More »

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I Have Been Pulled Over for DUI – What Happens Next?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

It is not uncommon for drivers in Kentucky to be pulled over by police officers from time to time – mostly on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, most people have no idea what to do – and what not to do – in such a scenario. As a… Read More »

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Drinking & Driving Around the Holidays

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Impaired driving around the holidays continues to be a problem in Kentucky. Over the last five years, 25 fatalities involving drunk driving occurred around Christmas and New Year’s Eve in the state. How You can Contribute to Safe Driving During Holidays As a driver, you can be proactive in keeping yourself and your loved… Read More »