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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Just found out about a warrant for non-payment of fines on criminal case. What do I do
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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 7, 2021

You can either have an Attorney look into it for you to see if the Warrant is only about the fines or you can contact the clerks office to see if you can simply pay without being detained.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I live in Indiana and I have revoking hearing in hardin county Kentucky the 28th this month. I’m not going be able make

I have no car! Will they come get me for misdemeanor missing court? From Indiana ? I’m confused was I final sentence to a misdemeanor or felony charge? Probation

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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 5, 2021

Your cases appear to be misdemeanors and you will need to appear for your hearing.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: How do you go about handling black mail and false statements made about you during a divorce?

My husband wants to take my children and my home. He is trying to portray me as unfit.

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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 3, 2021

Hire an experienced family law attorney and they will advise you of the best way to reply to his false claims and secure the parenting time and property time you deserve.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Will I lose my license? This was my first ticket

I was doing 80mph on a 40mph speed limit and got charged for that and got charged for careless driving. I've never gotten a ticket before and this was my first offense. When they pulled me over on the spot they didn't take my license away or have me arrested. And I got a non prepayable... Read more »

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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 3, 2021

If you have to plead to that speed you will be subject to a license hearing where you will either get probation or suspension. If you have no record and you have an attorney you have a decent chance at probation rather than license suspension.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can assault 4th degree be dropped?

My husband had surgery last Wednesday and was given opiates for pain. He’s also bipolar and takes his meds religiously. The opiates he was prescribed caused him to be manic and he became aggressive and assaulted me. He is 49 and has no criminal history. What are the chances of these charges being... Read more »

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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 2, 2021

Domestic violence charges are not typically dismissed. If you hire an experienced attorney and both of you work with him that will help lessen the charges.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: How come I got Jail time for my first offense shoplifting

I was with my sister and her husband she was the one who scanned everything and I didn't

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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 2, 2021

It is not normal to get jail time on your first offense for shoplifting unless it is a very large amount or something else happened. Did you have an experienced private attorney representing you?

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Is it a violation of code of ethics for lawyer to start sexual relationship with client after being hired?

The state of Ky charged my ex-bf with assault and wanton endangerment. He hired a lawyer who's also a state senator, began sleeping with her, provided a new vehicle for her to drive, and she's basically living with him. My ex was arrested for violating our DVO and she bailed him out..... Read more »

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Leland Hulbert answered on Jun 1, 2021

From what you’re stating there could be multiple violations with the Kentucky Bar association.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Trafficking a controlled substance (meth> 2g) 1st deg. 1st offense, with a persistent felony offender1 in KY jail time

More than 2 grams. Just curious how much jail time we're looking at.

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Leland Hulbert answered on May 30, 2021

Persistent felony offender enhances offenses up to two levels. A lot of times you can negotiate a plea deal and get rid of the persistent offender in exchange for plea of guilty. The big hammer with persistent felony offender in the first degree is that some offenses turn into mandatory 10 years... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: How can I get my boyfriend's assault 4th and strangulation 1st dropped in Kentucky? He was on drugs when it happened.

He's been in jail now for a month and has been taking classes for anger and drugs. He's clean and going to go to rehab once he gets out of jail.

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Leland Hulbert answered on May 30, 2021

The best way to fight the case is always with an experience criminal defense attorney. He can help both of you get through the system and get the best possible outcome

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: So what does “Parole Eligibility Date” mean? I also see the date with it. But no release date...

Also he got transferred to a work release facility what is this for exactly? It’s not popping up that he has parole eligibility on there just what he was originally in there for. Is this for the privacy of inmates? I don’t know I’ve been waiting for him for 15 months Im losing my mind thank you.

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Leland Hulbert answered on May 26, 2021

You can contact the facility where he is being held or you can contact the Department of Corrections to determine eligibility dates. You can also check http://kool.corrections.ky.gov/

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can my wife keep a pup sired buy my male shihtzu

She has filed for a divorce and the pups were born why we were married

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Leland Hulbert answered on May 22, 2021

If the mother of the pup was pregnant during the marriage she would have a property right claim to the pup just as you would.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: If a jail will not give mail from the IRS or law materials to help a case is it violation of rights?

He received a letter from the IRS to verify identity they did not give it to him they showed it to him and he was able to write down some of the information on toilet paper. I'm trying to help him verify his identity for his stimulus but it is getting increasingly harder. Also he has requested... Read more »

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Leland Hulbert answered on May 22, 2021

A person loses many rights and liberties when they are incarcerated. There is no specific law that allows them access to mail. Your best bet is to have his lawyer make a motion in the court or talk to the warden or ahead of the jail. If that does not work you can always have a power of attorney... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My husband is in jail for an assault 4 charge the person signed affidavit stop charges still in jail what should I do
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 18, 2021

Contact a defense attorney and show them the affidavit. They will know how to get that to the prosecutor.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What are the eligibility requirements for HIP in KY?
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 12, 2021

There are no specific requirements. It is within the Judges’ discretion. Not all counties offer HIP.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: How to get a child out of a parent home that there is domestic violence . Can grandparents petition court
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 10, 2021

A parent can file an EPO at the county attorneys office if he or she believes their child is in danger. You can also contact CPS to investigate the matter but that is much longer process.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: I need a Kentucky criminal lawyer asap
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 9, 2021

There are highly recommended lawyers on this website and on other reputable websites. My advice is to hire someone that has at least 15 years of real criminal law experience.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Did grand juries meet during this present pandemic, particularly October 2020 in Perry County Kentucky?
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 7, 2021

You can call the Perrt county clerks office or the Perry County commonwealth attorney and they should give you a pretty quick answer.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Who can help me get my home back that was sold illegally
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 7, 2021

If you are in Ohio you need to talk contact a lawyer licensed in Ohio that deals real estate transaction work.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What can i do about a police report that i filed Feburary 9 2021 and nothings been done about it i had 9,000 stole

My ex hacked my phone and had my unemployment backpay sent to her bank

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Leland Hulbert answered on May 6, 2021

I would call the police department and try to get in touch with the person you spoke with to see if the report has been forwarded to a detective for review. You could also call the unemployment office and they may have special investigators that would look into your case.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Puppy purchased from a breeder in Ky -said it was a specific mix of breeds, DNA test showed otherwise. Is that fraud?
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Leland Hulbert answered on May 4, 2021

It depends on what was promised.what the breeder knew and how reliable the DNA test is? If the breeder knowingly misled you and sold you something he knew to be false then that could be a case for fraud.

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