I do prison ministry. I have a KY inmate sentenced in 3 cases 10, 8 ,& 3 year sentences. 8 and 10 are consecutive but the sentence order has the 3 on both the 8 & 10, concurrent on the ten but consecutive on the 3. (I have a copy of the order). This seems to me to either be absurd or... Read more »
It’s a little bit confusing but he can contact the department of corrections or you can contact the prosecutor who made the deal. If there’s multiple jurisdictions and multiple pleas sometimes the wires can get crossed but he should not be serving double time. Under Kentucky law though if he is...Read more »
Lawyers can represent both of you as long as you don’t have any defenses that are opposing to each other and as long as you both waive your right to separate counsel. This can work for cases in the beginning but if they progress or go further or especially go to trial you will need separate...Read more »
My friend who was on probation was arrested in February of this year and was caught with a firearm (as a felon), DUI, and failure to maintain car insurance. After he was already in jail for this, the judge who originally put him on probation put out a warrant on him for probation violation. This... Read more »
Under Kentucky law new felonies must run consecutive if picked up while on probation. His credit should only be applied to one case but ultimately it’s up to the calculations by the department of corrections after he is sentenced.
After the vehicle sat there after first tow truck "couldnt haul it" then another tow driver hauled it to their tow yard and seen my guns in my vehicle and called the officer and had him come back out to his tow yard and then they supposedly did a search and found "drugs!" While... Read more »
Inventory searches are semi-protected under the law. It really depends on the facts and what probable cause the police had and if anything was in plain view. I think you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
It depends on the judge and it depends how much you have been paying lately. Normally judges will be lenient if you’re doing the best you can but if you refused to pay or haven’t paid a lot in the last few months they could give you an ultimatum and say you have to pay X amount with a a certain...Read more »
Cops pulled me and my friend over because he didn't use a turning single then follow me up to my apartment and searched but didn't have a warrant and they found 3 meth pipes and meth on a plate and took pictures but didn't arrest me was I charged? What will happen? They had no... Read more »
You need to hire and experienced criminal defense attorney to call the police. Narcotics detectives do this kind of thing all the time they try to shake people down to go after the bigger fish in the drug chain. If you allow them to search your apartment then they can search. If you told them they...Read more »
My friend was sentenced to 3 years in our county but was relocated to a county jail 2 1/2 hours away after briefly being held in lmdc immediately after sentencing. He has a shock probation hearing on Tuesday (9/7) but again the county jail he’s at is 2 1/2 hours away. He has been trying to ask... Read more »
The department of corrections has complete control over these matters. Either the housing county has to bring him or there has to be transportation initiated from the county of the hearing. There’s been a lot of problems over the last year with Covid and certain counties not wanting to receive...Read more »
Lawyer was going to see about getting case thrown out and now we have no idea what’s going on. When he called another lawyer they looked and he has no scheduled court dates for this case, but told him $1500 and he would get him a court date. We don’t have the funds for that right now so what... Read more »
I am not sure what you’re asking. If a lawyer couldn’t find his name there may be a misspelling or a different first or last name that it’s under. If a public defender quits the office you can always hire a private attorney.
Are you talking about Court records, police records or medical records? For Court records I will go to the county circuit court clerks office and they may be able to find the records or get you some case information.
You can get a bond lowered by making a motion before the judge. You can also have an experience defense attorney discuss the case with the prosecutor. If they are trying to get money out of the inmates bank account the inmate can sign a power of attorney allowing a relative to withdraw that money...Read more »
That is completely up to that County and their resources and the type of case. Typically the more serious the case the more often they will come to your house. The warrant will also be entered into a database and served on you whenever you get arrested or stopped by the police.
If you are asking about Kentucky Law "grand theft" is not a crime. If the car was not returned it would be theft of an automobile and the classification of offense would depend on how much the car is worth. If you are in a state other than Kentucky you would need to consult a lawyer in...Read more »
I learned than my attorney filed a Motion to Suppress a key issue with my case, but It was never discussed with me. He is keeping this information from me for some reason. I feel he has breached my trust and I need to find a new Attorney. Does this sound reasonable? Should it not be common... Read more »
If your attorney filed a motion to suppress that is likely going to help you. Your attorney is free to fire you and you are free to fire your attorney at any time but you should definitely have a conversation with them before doing so.
I never looked inside as it wasn't mine. I got the items I went to gas store for, paid, and left. If there was something illegal in the pouch, can I be charged when all I was doing was turning it in so it would hopefully be returned to it's rightful owner?
You are not likely to be charged. Technically it’s possible to charge you with possession even if the possession was brief but I’m sure there is video surveillance at the gas station. Someone would have to report you and the police would have to investigate. It doesn’t sound like you have too...Read more »
My husband is being accused of Watton endangerment 1st degree (our landlord tried to have a old school vehicle that we previously had permission to be parked in our driveway where we rented towed) we were confused when woke up to the maintenance man knocking on our door saying we'd been... Read more »
Your question is a little bit confusing but generally marijuana will result in a bond violation. It’s up to the judge what to do with that violation. I would hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss options with the prosecutor.
I would call the McCracken County clerks office and they should be able to tell you what resources are available online. You can always go to the courthouse and request a file and make copies of documents in public cases.
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