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Q: If I was punished twice for 1 crime (double jeopardy), can I get compensated?

I severed almost 5 years on a 23 year sentence, won my appeal and it went back to circuit Court. I accepted a lesser charge for 3 years and it was marked as time served. But I was also made to do 3 years probation and recently was released without incident. Found papers that every day should have... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 10, 2022

No. There is no compensable injury.

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Q: My son is being accused of groping a female counter part. They are the same age, the father wants to call the police.

My question is will it be a he said she said case? He denies the accusations and he was not raised that way. They are both minors, it supposedly happened on a coed trip. She said they were both sleeping and she woke up to his hands on her. She claims she got up quickly and went to the bathroom. He... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 8, 2021

Likely it can be handled in juvenile court with it having to be bound over to adult court.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue a lawyer for unprofessional conduct hand write contract I can't read an failing to sign into my case

Can I sue this local lawyer for unprofessional conduct he provided a note pad paper scribble on it call it a contract took 1400 dollars for my injury case promised he move it did not an did not even announce are sign into my case showing he was my lawyer at all an I the client had to catch the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2021

You need to have an independent attorney review your case and determine how to proceed. Whether you can sue the first lawyer will depend largely on whether you have actual damages from his handling of your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Kentucky on
Q: Which legal discipline do I go to for constitutional legality of Fed vax mandates and possible EEOC denial?

Also, which State if I remote work permanently in a different state than my employer. I pay state taxes to Kentucky but support Federal Agency in Virginia.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 26, 2021

Con Law. Kentucky.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: a motion to seal or motion to file redacted version within 30 days of entry of this order has the meaning of exactly?

Complaint of violation of Civil Rights Case

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Stopped for allegedly going 72 in a 55.

Officer stated he used moving radar but had no information about the equipment used on the citation, equipment type, unit# or model #. States i was moving faster than other vehicles is all. I was traveling through an intersection that had some vehicles going with traffic and others going much... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 5, 2021

Sure. You can argue no reasonable suspicion. However, you also need a good backup plan.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is it against my 6th amendment rights for my court appointed attorney to be changed the day before my trail?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 1, 2021

No, but he probably can get a continuance if he needs it.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can an officer charge you with possession after the vehicle gets to the impound lot and he goes later and "searches" car

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 »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Sep 16, 2021

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.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: If cps shows up and u refuse to let them in. Can they take your kids away because of it.

CPS came to my house cause someone called and said my kids were being neglected. I refused to let them in my home. So the next day they came to my moms house cause I wasnt home with a cop and took my kids. The only thing my papers say is that they were being removed because I did not allow them to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 28, 2021

You need to hire a lawyer and sue them immediately!!!

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a police officer who is using unnecessary force deny your request to speak to the chief while you’re detained?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 10, 2021

Whether the officer is using unnecessary force is a question for the jury. Regardless, the officer does not have to allow you to speak to the chief. You may have to do that when you are not detained.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Got pulled over for 100 in a 55 coming home from work got me wreck less driving and 26 or greater over clean record

Had expired insurance from where I moved I had not received updated ones yet and I have to change address on my license witch is all taken care of.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 1, 2021

What is your question?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: is barillo pad and a butane lighter probable cause to search

officers were told they could not search without warrant so they claimed they seen a barillo pad and a butane lighter is that probable cause, which was not barillo pad it was stuffing out of my pillow?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 17, 2021

Many more facts are necessary to properly answer your question but on its face, doesn’t sound like probable cause.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: What do I have to do when a cop asked me for my ID and when do I have to provide it in the state of Kentucky What law
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. You should provide the I’d to the officer when requested but that is all you have to do or say.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police pull you over for unconfirmed insurance? I was recently arrested for driving on suspended

Fleeing and evading and resisting arrest because of a traffic stop at 4 in the morning based solely on unconfirmed insurance

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 14, 2021

Fleeing and evading is sufficient probable cause for you to be pulled over.

2 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can I collect on a civil suit that was awarded to me for being injured at work that was never paid?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 24, 2020

Find a lawyer to enforce the judgment and execute on the employer. If they are still in business, they have assets.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police force me an my family to leave our house for them to wait on a search it?

They forced us to leave our house before they got a warrant of any kind so that they could search my house. How can they force me to leave my property so they can go thru it they told me that if I stayed I would most definitely go to jail

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 3, 2020

You need to hire a criminal defense attorney immediately to review the facts.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police pull me out of my house an search me if they have a Anonymous tip that someone else (who isn’t me) is in

They knocked on the door and when I answered it they pulled me out an put me on the wall an searched me entered my house saying they got a Anonymous tip that someone else who was on the run was in my house an then latter on(3 hours) got a search warrant for something totally different because they... Read more »

Brent Cox
Brent Cox answered on Nov 2, 2020

You need to hire a quality attorney and go through these facts with him or her. You may have a suppression claim. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: The police took my wife’s registered firearm and $123 she just got off the ATM because it was beside paraphernalia Is th

Afterwords they then got a search warrant at 2:41 AM and forcibly made me leave our property while they searched they told me that if I stayed I would go to jail. They was originally here looking for somebody else upon a anonymous tip

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 30, 2020

What’s your question?

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