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Behaviors that Police Use as Proof of Drunken Driving

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Each year, thousands of individuals are arrested and charged for DUI in Kentucky. Law enforcement officials throughout the Commonwealth heavily patrol the roadways – especially at night and especially near bars, restaurants, and other establishments that serve alcohol. The police look for various signs of intoxication that can be used as reasonable suspicion to… Read More »

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How Long Does a Criminal Appeal Take?

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If you have been convicted for a criminal offense in Kentucky, that does not have to be the end of the story. Every individual has the right to at least one appeal in a criminal case, and with the right grounds and the help of a skilled attorney, you may be able to obtain… Read More »

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FLSA AND MISCHARACTERIZATION OF EMPLOYEES INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

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Independent contractors are exempt from the requirement that employees must be paid the minimum wage and time and half for overtime hours.  However, an employer cannot avoid the responsibility to pay both minimum wage and time and a half for overtime hours simply by labeling a worker to be an “independent contractor” if the… Read More »

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How to Win in Appellate Court

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Being accused of a crime is a very serious matter. A conviction can bring heavy fines, jail time, and other penalties, as well as other consequences that can last far into the future. For the defendant in a criminal proceeding, the best result is clearly a dismissal of the charges or an acquittal. When… Read More »

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What do the Police Need in Order to Obtain a Search Warrant?

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When law enforcement officers want to search someone’s home or property for evidence of criminal activity, they usually need to obtain a search warrant. In general, searches that are conducted without a warrant violate the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and, if you are in Kentucky, Section 10 of the Kentucky Constitution. However,… Read More »

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Drug Arrests in the New World of Body Cams

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Body cameras are being widely deployed by police departments across the country, and they are being used in a growing number of arrests. Proponents of body-cams like to point to a number of potential benefits that this technology may provide for both law enforcement and those who have run-ins with the law. These include:… Read More »

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The Fourth Amendment & Your Rights

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The Fourth Amendment Prohibits Police from Stopping a Motorist to Investigate a Completed Misdemeanor Offense that was Committed Outside the Officer’s Presence The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution and Section 10 of the Kentucky Constitution ensures the right of the people to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. In a recent… Read More »

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My Application for a Domestic Violence Order (DVO) was Denied, What Can I Do?

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Protective orders are the legal remedy by which victims of domestic violence can petition the court and seek protection from their abusers. Domestic violence cases are an area in which family law and criminal law can become intertwined. A domestic violence case begins as a civil case in family court when the petitioner asks… Read More »

Expert Witness in Louisville, KY

How Expert Witnesses are used in Criminal Defense Cases

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In many criminal cases, expert witnesses are used by the prosecution to testify on certain facts and evidence. The defense also has the right to call expert witnesses to testify on their behalf and to rebut the prosecution’s testimony. What is an Expert Witness? When it comes to expert witnesses, the term “witness” is… Read More »

Wanton Endangerment Arrests in Louisville, KY

What is Wanton Endangerment and What is the Difference between First and Second-Degree Wanton Endangerment?

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One of the defining elements of many criminal offenses is the state of mind of the accused at the time the alleged offense was committed. For example, if someone commits a homicide with malicious intent (i.e., the intent to kill or cause serious bodily injury), they can be charged with murder. If, on the… Read More »