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What Makes a DUI Aggravated in KY?

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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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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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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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What is the Law on Driving Under the Influence with a Child in the Car in Kentucky?

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Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a serious crime in Kentucky. Penalties are harsh even for a first offense, including the loss of driving privileges, heavy fines, and the possibility of spending some time in jail. If you are arrested for drunk driving in KY with a passenger who is under 12… 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 »

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The Police Charged Me with a Crime: Can a Prosecutor Enhance the Charges Once the Case goes to Court?

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When someone is arrested and charged with one or two criminal violations, they may breathe a sigh of relief because there were other potential violations they could have been charged with. This sense of relief may be premature, however, because the initial charges that are filed in court could be altered by the prosecutor… Read More »

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Enhancement of Possession Charges with a Gun Present: How to Attack using the Montaque Case

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Criminal defendants in Kentucky who are arrested for possession of a controlled substance can face enhanced charges if they are found to be in possession of a firearm at the time of the offense as well. According to KRS 218A.992: Enhancement of penalty when in possession of a firearm at the time of commission… Read More »

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New Device Purports to Measure Level of Marijuana Intoxication

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With more and more states legalizing marijuana for either medicinal or recreational use, law enforcement have become increasingly concerned with being able to determine whether or not a driver is intoxicated by marijuana. Researchers at Stanford University have developed a device that they claim can quickly and unobtrusively measure the amount of marijuana’s active… Read More »

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What to Expect in a Deposition for a Kentucky Auto Accident Injury Case?

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If you are involved in a car accident, you may pursue a claim against the at-fault party in order to recover compensation for your losses, such as the value of your medical bills and lost wages. While many car accident injury cases will settle without going to court, in many cases, filing a lawsuit… Read More »

Casey’s Law: You Can Seek Legal Intervention for Your Loved One Who Refuses Treatment

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Once upon a time, substance abuse was an issue we associated almost exclusively with low-income communities. The past decade and the onslaught of heroin overdoses, however, have proven our previous understanding of substance abuse is simply not reality. The truth is that substance abuse knows no social, economic, or educational boundaries. In fact, you… Read More »