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What Makes a DUI Aggravated in KY?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is a serious criminal offense that can carry harsh and lasting consequences. In Kentucky, the severity of the penalties for DUI are dependent on two main factors; the number of prior convictions the defendant has, and whether or not there were certain factors that make… Read More »

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Supreme Court Rules Police Can Order Blood Drawn from Unconscious DUI Suspects

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that could impact the constitutional rights of individuals who are suspected of drunk driving. In a narrow 5-4 ruling, the Court upheld a Wisconsin court ruling allowing police to draw blood from an unconscious DUI suspect without a warrant and without the… Read More »

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What are the Major Changes with the New Kentucky DUI Laws?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

In March of 2019, Kentucky governor Matt Bevin signed into law a bill that would require first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device (IID) into their vehicle or face stricter penalties. Under the current law, only repeat offenders and first-time offenders with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.15 or above are… Read More »

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I Am Arrested for DUI in Another State, How Does That Impact My KY Driver’s License?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

If you live in Kentucky but get a DUI in another state, you’re in a complicated situation. This can be much more serious than getting charged for DUI in your hometown. Unlike a speeding ticket, which you can pay through the mail or have an attorney fight on your behalf while you stay at… Read More »

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PAYMENT OF REGULAR WAGES

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LOUISVILLE EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY RON ASLAM In addition to ensuring that hourly workers receive proper overtime pay, both the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Kentucky Wage and Hour laws protect workers’ rights to receive regular wages from their employers.  Wages are defined as “any compensation due to an employee by reason of… Read More »

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER (DVO) EXPUNGEMENT

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Expungement is an important procedure by which may have court records wiped clean as if the records never existed.  Sometimes, people bring court proceedings against others based on a misunderstanding or insufficient and even false evidence.  Because of the need to quickly protect the vulnerable victims of domestic violence, Kentucky law allows people to… Read More »

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POWER OF ATTORNEY

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A power of attorney is a legal document that gives another person or persons the authority to act on your behalf as your agent or “attorney-in-fact.”  A properly executed power of attorney allows your agent to buy or sell property on your behalf, manage your business and financial affairs, and make many other important… Read More »

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RESPONSE TO POLICY ON MARIJUANA POSSESSION

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

On August 28, 2019, the Jefferson County Attorney announced a new policy stating that simple possession of marijuana charges involving an amount of less than 1 ounce would no longer be prosecuted.  Given the evolving nationwide discussion on the legalization of marijuana, it is important for the public to recognize that the new policy… Read More »

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How to Beat a Constructive Possession Charge

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“That’s not mine!” Possession of a controlled substance is the most common drug charge in Kentucky. When it comes to possession charges, many people don’t realize that you don’t have to have the substance in your pocket or otherwise on your person to get arrested. You can have what is known as “constructive possession.”… Read More »

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Ways Defense Attorneys Resolve Criminal Cases

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Criminal defense attorneys often get a bad rap. Some in our society look down on us for defending those who are charged with a crime. But what they fail to understand is that everyone in our society has the constitutional right to due process, no matter what they are accused of.  This means that… Read More »