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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: If DVO domestic violence order has expired or was dismissed is your firearms rights restored in the state of Kentucky?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 29, 2022

Yes, presuming there are no other prohibitions on your right to possess a weapon.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: If I have a dvo ok someone and they left a letter in my mail and I got it then they added me on snap and I accepted

It to first see if it was real second see what they had to say and they apologized and showed they got in therapy I said idk if I can talk to you legally they screenshot google saying I can I research and idk he comes up shows he is not well and os dangerous but then threatens to turn me in make me... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 29, 2022

I don’t understand the facts. It’s a confusing scenario. If you violate a DVO and there is clear proof they could turn it into the prosecutors and they could seek charges but not always and even if they do that wouldn’t mean you automatically lose a child

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: If I got a 15 yr sentence and was released on shock probation and completed it what happens to the remainder of my time

State charge- part of release was to complete long term treatment and then 5 yrs of supervised probation.. Have completed all of it. Just wondering if the reminder of my time will be held over my head if I were to get in any kind of trouble

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 29, 2022

No. If you have completed all he terms of your probation snd have been discharged, the 15 yr sentence is satisfied with your completion.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: how do you find out if you had a DVO or EPO in the past in the state of kentucky? lets say 20 years ago.

I'm thinking about get a expunction for a misdemeanor domestic violence case to restore my firearms rights the case is 22 years old. Just need to know if i have ever had a DVO.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 23, 2022

Use the public Courtnet system and run your name statewide.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I live in Louisville my record isn't to bad. I have a charge from 2012 possession of marijuana 2019 I got a violation of

Epo and that under 500 and what I'm askinga bout Is this 2021 I got locked up with my co defndant who is still in jail since feb 2021 I was fighting the case we was being charged with robbery one and I was put on hip I cut the watch off and been on the run almost two years what is gonna... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 23, 2022

You are most likely going to jail for felony escape and bail jumping when they catch up with you. You should hire a criminal defense attorney and try to get this resolved before you get picked up.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Got fired from Walmart almost 9 months ago for stealing they called me to the office talked to me asked what all I have

stolen I told them the truth and filled out a paper of what I stole and signed it. It has been almost 9 months and I have heard nothing back on this nothing has happened yet. Is there going to be any criminal charges happening or did they give me a slap on the wrist?!

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 21, 2022

If it is a misdemeanor there is a one year statute of limitations so technically you could be charged but if it has been 9 months the chances are very good you will not be charged.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a warrant be withheld, unknown to the person on probation, until his probation is up, then serve him with it ?

Is it legal to have the opportunity to serve a warrant, but withhold it for over a year?

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 20, 2022

It depends on the circumstances. If someone like your probation officer who knows your whereabouts and sees you every month has the warrant and doesn’t serve it on you that would be an issue. If someone has been trying to find you for a year but could not find you that would be a different issue.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My boyfriend is in jail in ky waiting to be inditment and his 60 days will be up on Thanksgiving when will released
Jonathan Hodge
Jonathan Hodge
answered on Nov 18, 2022

If a defendant has been held to answer, without being indicted, for longer than 90 days from the finding of probable cause, the circuit court shall, upon motion, order discharge of a defendant from custody. The problem in your scenario is that his 60 days expires on a court holiday. If such a... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is the likelihood of getting shock probation for a first time offender?

N/a

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 15, 2022

Shock probation can only be granted once the person has been in prison for 30 to 180 days.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is the likelihood of changing the outcome of a parole decision when challenging the decision?
Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 15, 2022

It is highly unlikely there will be a change to a parole board ruling.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: How long does it usually take for someone’s shock probation to get reviewed and then them get out?
Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 15, 2022

It depends on the Judge and the County. Typically one week to one month.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: How do I Kno if the timing has been past time to b able to pfo me
Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 11, 2022

You will need to have really a clear picture of your prior felonies and the sentencing dates of those felonies and any expiration of probation or parole. I would contact a experience criminal defense attorney in your jurisdiction

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Clean record, first offense. Charge 1st degree assault, wanton endangerment. Will I serve jail time?

Asking for a friend. Currently on HIP waiting for court. Two co defendants, one is a juvenile.

Just wondering what should be expected or the actual outcomes.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 11, 2022

If convicted of the Assault 1, possibly. If amended , probably not.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I b hit with a pfo with these pending charges possession of a controlled substance first degree first offense meth

Possession of marijuana,drug paraphernalia, controlled substance not in proper container

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 11, 2022

Yes If your previous felonies qualify and are within the statutory time requirements.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can you sue someone for attempting to kill a valuable thoroughbred horse, if the attempt was thwarted & the horse was OK
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 7, 2022

You can prosecute them but there aren’t any damages in the facts you describe to give rise to a civil action.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can you sue someone for attempting to kill a valuable thoroughbred horse, if the attempt was thwarted & the horse was OK
Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 7, 2022

There is a criminal charge for cruelty to animals and you could talk to local law-enforcement about potential charges. I’ve never heard of that being charged when the attempt was unsuccessful but it is possible if you have a good proof. As far as a civil lawsuit you would have to consult a civil... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: Kf I filed the epo and my x volited it n comes to my house lays down will I get in trouble...

Can I go to jail of I got epo dvo on my x he is homeless n stays in my house wants to shower eat n lay down can I go to jail for helping him ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 6, 2022

No, but ex can go to jail for violating the epo as you described.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: I filed epo on my x well he got served with epo. Now I don't want the epo do I have to go to court ? I want to dismiss

I went filed epo on my x and went to court on Monday judge said come back in 2 weeks bcos he hasn't been served well he got served. Cops come to my house and he was in bed and got arrested but we haven't been to court yet. Now what I want to know is we worked out things. I don rant to go... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 6, 2022

Yes. You will have to go to court and ask the judge to dismiss the epo now.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I had $390 in fines.9 days. Pay or stay. I missed Cort. I was arrested and got a possession meth 1st offense less than 1

Gram. I waived the grand jury. Took 3for3 rocket docket. I was granted an O.R bond. After 26 days The jail made me pay the $390. I should have been time served tho right. Can I get the$ back

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 5, 2022

Your lawyer can make a motion for the return of the money since you served out.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: If a female out on women's medical release gets discharged from treatment does she serve out or start over?

Got discharged from treatment for having a cellular went back to jail was pregnant but lost the baby

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 4, 2022

Depending on the language of the revocation order, she could serve out.

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