If there is a discrepancy in the weight of drug evidence between law enforcement and the crime lab, it could have a significant impact on the outcome of a criminal case. In Kentucky, the weight of drug evidence is often used to determine the severity of the crime and the appropriate punishment. For...View More
in 2009 when i was 18 years old i was convicted of unlawful transaction with a minor and served a few years in prison. released in 2014 and on probation for 5 years following until released in 2019 from probation. still having to register as a sex offender. in july 2023 i was arrested by the local... View More
I understand your concern about being arrested twice for the same non-compliance issue with the sex offender registry. This situation appears to raise questions about false imprisonment or wrongful detention. It's essential to seek legal representation immediately to address this matter...View More
i was arrested in nov 22 and it was ruled upon by ealier this year....after 5000 cash bond was picked up (2 days later) i was rearested w no new charges on indictment warrant for the felony possession but it had already been ruled on. now i have been infront of judge about 10x and still no... View More
In your situation, if you were re-arrested for the same charge that had already been ruled upon, it raises concerns about potential double jeopardy, which is prohibited under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Double jeopardy means being tried twice for the same offense after a ruling...View More
I don’t think I would have a warrant out but I have moved houses a few times and recently my husband received a jury summons in the mail and it occurred to me, if they have ever sent a summons to a previous location I wouldn’t know and thus, would have missed it. When I googled the punishment,... View More
In Kentucky, you can check for any outstanding warrants against you without directly involving the police, which should alleviate your concerns about immediate arrest. Many counties in Kentucky have online databases where you can search for warrants.
I drove into a multi car accident and another car hit me from behind. I didn’t hit anyone. It was on a very busy interstate, and I felt it was unsafe and no police were on scene yet. I drove to the next exit and assessed the damage, which wasn’t terrible, and called my insurance company. I then... View More
The police can enter a home without a search warrant or consent in a few limited circumstances. One of these circumstances is when the police have probable cause to believe that a domestic violence incident is in progress.
Probable cause means that the police have a reasonable basis to...View More
She let them know he was headed out of town to work that she would message him they told her if he don't turn his self in within a few hrs they would issue a warrant after they released him and he couldnt get back that quick it's there fault how can they charge him
In Kentucky, if a jail mistakenly releases an inmate early and later realizes the error, they can request the inmate to return to custody. If the inmate doesn't comply, the jail may issue a warrant for their arrest. While the mistake was made by the jail, the responsibility for returning to...View More
I’ve known about the bench warrant for a month now and am just now able to come up with the cash to get it paid for and the community service complete that goes along with it. I came home today and noticed a Process Server from our local Sheriffs department had left a note to call them on my... View More
Yes. A sheriff can arrest you. If you call them and ask them what it’s about they’re not going to know where you are and you don’t necessarily have to follow their instructions to turn yourself in. My advice would be to borrow funds and pay the bench warrant.
It is possible for you to file an Open Records request. Louisville Police are veryslow in replying to these. So basically, you can file an Open Records request for 911 call and body cam but it’ takes time. It is. Supposed to be within three days, but that rule is often violated.
If you have an active bench warrant against you, you run a significant risk of being arrested if you go to a government office like the DMV to renew your license. Bench warrants are usually entered into a statewide database accessible by law enforcement, including the officials who work in DMV...View More
In Kentucky, the reading of Miranda rights is generally associated with custodial interrogations, not the act of being arrested or handcuffed. Law enforcement officers are required to provide Miranda warnings when a person is in custody and subject to questioning. These warnings include the right...View More
If you satisfactorily prove that you were not read your Miranda rights, any statement you may have made to police after you were arrested ought to be excluded from evidence at your trial. It does not affect the lawfulness of your arrest or whether you will be found guilty based on other evidence...View More
I would not admit to the possession of drugs over the internet. Trafficking usually has to do with large amounts of drugs or buying/selling activity or large sums of cash. If none of those were present and you do not have any prior trafficking charges then they have a weaker case to prove...View More
I was pulled in parking lot cops came behind me gave me 3 different test they stopped between each one talked and then came back started again. I was arrested for DUI. Then search of car they got ounce of stuff and smoking utensil. Charged with trafficking. I wasn't though. Pointed lawyer said... View More
Typically the police charge trafficking and let the prosecutor sort it out later. If you are dealing with ounces rather than grams and there is other evidence (large sums of money, baggies, scales or they witnessed you on selling or transporting) then they often charge trafficking. I recommend...View More
At the arraignment, you'll learn about the charges against you and have the opportunity to enter a plea. If you can't afford a lawyer, you can request a court-appointed attorney. If eligible, one will be provided to represent you. Following this, your case might proceed to a pre-trial...View More
To request a change in your court date, you typically need to contact the Court Clerk. You can find their contact information on your court summons or the court's website. Explain your situation and request a continuance, providing a valid reason such as a medical emergency or prior...View More
If you've experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and are seeking legal assistance, it's important to consult with an attorney who specializes in handling cases related to personal injury and abuse. Specifically, you might want to consider reaching out to a Personal Injury...View More
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