In Kentucky, violation of an EPO constitutes contempt of court which is prosecuted as a Misdemeanor A (can be jailed up to 365 days on conviction). There is no enhancement of this misdemeanor penalty to felony.
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...View More
Most will but there are exceptions to discharge. The most common non-dischargeable debts are domestic support obligations, student loan debt, and most tax debt owed to federal, state or local governments. Debts from misrepresentations made to get credit, debts arising from fraud, "willful...View More
Persecute - I hope not. I think you're talking about prosecution of a shoplifting offense. Let's examine a chain of events for a standard shoplifting charge: Retail personnel observe suspicious activity and alert the store's loss prevention personnel or the police that merchandise...View More
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