If you are convicted of a DUI in Kentucky, the consequences can be severe. In addition to suspension of your driver’s license and the cost of fines and increased insurance payments, you may face probation, jail time, the installation of an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) in your vehicle, and mandatory participation in education or treatment programs for substance abuse. Even worse, a conviction means you will have a criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your life, affecting your prospects for education, job opportunities, government benefits, and […]

Most people know that if they are stopped in Kentucky while driving with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) greater than the legal limit of 0.08%, they can be charged with a DUI. If you are convicted, the penalties are severe, including fines, license suspension, and even jail time. In addition, you will have a criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your life, affecting your prospects for education, job opportunities, government benefits, and social relationships. In addition, there are other situations where you may be charged with […]

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If you are arrested and charged with a DUI in Kentucky, the situation is serious, but even more so if you have had a previous DUI. This is because Kentucky has a “look-back period,” which is the time in which a driver’s record shows past offenses.  If your previous DUI occurred during this look-back period, the penalties you face increase substantially. Prior to April 9, 2016, Kentucky’s look-back period for DUI was five years for enhanced penalties for repeat offenders, but this was expanded to 10 years in 2016. These […]

A Man being arrested | Drug Charges Lawyer

If you have been arrested or are under investigation, you may wonder, how can I get off on drug charges? Arrests involving illegal drugs are common in Kentucky. Over the years, our firm has handled just about every state and federal drug charge. We have learned from that experience and can put that knowledge to work for you. How to Beat a Possession Charge Our criminal defense team is here to help you figure out how to beat a possession charge. We will closely evaluate the charges against you, your […]

KY Traffic Offense Lawyer

You never know what to expect when a police cruiser’s lights appear in your rearview mirror. What might initially seem like a minor inconvenience during a routine traffic stop can quickly lead to an arrest for driving under the influence (DUI). A DUI conviction often attracts huge consequences. Even for the first offense, a person may face jail time, community service, and fines. It’s important to employ every available means to get yourself out of such situations quickly. Keep in mind that a police officer begins to assess your conduct […]

Can a lawyer get a felony dropped to a misdemeanor?

A felony charge can feel like a nightmare. However, it is crucial that you explore your legal options before it is too late. Sometimes a skilled lawyer can help you reduce your felony charge to a misdemeanor. Felony vs. Misdemeanor If you have received a criminal charge, it is important to know whether you were charged with a felony or a misdemeanor. One of these charges is significantly worse than the other and may involve serious jail time, fines, or the permanent loss of some rights. What is a Felony? […]

Were you recently charged with drug possession? Are you wondering, “How do you get a possession charge dropped?” If so, you aren’t alone. Many people in this situation ask the same question. Keep reading to learn more about how to get a possession charge dismissed and how an experienced attorney plays an integral part in this process. Understanding Drug Possession Charges There isn’t just one catch-all drug possession charge in the state of Kentucky. Because of this, prosecutors may charge you with a first-, second-, or third-degree offense. The drug […]

Do First-Time Drug Offenders Go to Jail

Based on the latest media 24/7 spin, every major city in the country is suffering from drug abuse, drug-related crime, and drug addiction problems. It’s no surprise that lots of laws have also been passed increasing penalties for illegal drug activity and related arrests. So, for the average person, it’s a common assumption that a first-time drug offense could result in time in jail, depending on the severity of the charge and details of the arrest. Interestingly, the real answer varies considerably from state to state and from case to […]