Archive for the ‘Drug Crimes’ Category

Abuse of prescription medication has become a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. In order to get these drugs for personal use, or to sell them, some people seek treatment with several physicians, fabricate symptoms and sometimes engage in identity theft in hopes of getting a prescription for pills. This “Doc shopping” is illegal; if arrested, a person doing this could face criminal charges. Kentucky’s Office of Attorney General’s Drug Investigations Branch works to combat illegal drug abuse, and one of the things they focus on is “Doc […]

A new Kentucky law breaks with policy that has proven effective in other states and requires more prison time for heroin dealers and users. Kentucky HB 333, introduced to the House February 13, then sent to and amended by the Senate and passed March 30 as SB 14, was signed into law by the Governor on April 30, changing the emphasis from less incarceration and more treatment to longer prison terms and more money spent by the state. The new law rolls back many of the provisions set forth by […]

Kentucky Drug Charges Lawyer

Once a parent, always a parent. No matter how old your children get, you always worry about them, want the best for them, wonder if you did right by them. Many parents look forward to the end of dirty diapers, toddler tantrums, endless school activities, and teenage rebellion, but then find it tricky to navigate a new relationship with their kids who are now grown-ups. Personality conflicts are common, and it can be hard to resist giving them unasked-for advice. If your adult child is an addict, the burden can […]