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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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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER (DVO) EXPUNGEMENT

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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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RESPONSE TO POLICY ON MARIJUANA POSSESSION

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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 »

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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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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 »