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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: How much time is given for a class D felony

How much time is given for a class D felony

Poss cont sub 1st deg 1st off methamphetamine

?Less and max amount of time?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 27, 2021

Carries 1-5 years.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: is a Real Estate Contract the same as a land contract
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 27, 2021

Possibly but probably not. Land Contracts are actually lease with option to purchase, which are very bad for the lessee/"purchaser" who may never get a Deed. Real Estate Contracts are usually a Contract to purchase real property, where the buyer gets a Deed at closing.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: In the state of KY, if I am salary and miss work because of COVID, should I still get paid?

I am a salary employee. I have COVID and am having to miss work because of it. Can my employer dock my pay because of this?

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert answered on Oct 27, 2021

This will depend on how much work you will be missing. Salaried employees' pay may be reduced if they are absent from work for one or more full work days. However, if you only miss part of your work day, your pay cannot be reduced.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: KY DL holder and received a speeding ticket in VA. According to the KY transportation site the points will not transfer.

Is there potential for insurance points to be accessed unless bargained down to a non-moving violation?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Oct 27, 2021

Insurance companies can run your record at any time and they have different protocols for raising your rates. My advice would be to always get a speeding ticket dismissed if you can.

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.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Kentucky on
Q: My siblings and I own each an 1/8 interest in a property. My brother is filling bankruptcy. What happens?
Lloyd M. Nolan
Lloyd M. Nolan answered on Oct 25, 2021

I'm not licensed in Kentucky, so you should consult an attorney licensed in your State. In most States your brother's 1/8 interest would not be exempt under law. What that means is that his bankruptcy estate would include his 1/8 interest and the bankruptcy trustee would be entitled to... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I be in trouble for receiving money wired to me from a POA

My friend was POA on his mother's account for about a year everything was fine until 2 months ago when he started abusing her account I'm worried because he paid me from the account which he told me was joint. I'm worried because his mother and the bank are pressing charges against... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 24, 2021

Not unless you knew he was abusing the account or he was laundering money through you by writing you the checks.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I know someone currently being charged with forgery in the first degree first felony offense what will happen

They were 2 payroll checks that were made out to them by someone claiming to be legitimate business owner paying them for a side job through their company. They were in my friends name he just thought he was cashing legitimate checks

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

Might be dismissed if he can proved he had no knowledge of the forgery.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I've been a guest at budgtel Inn for 4 months.they are kicking me out without giving me a reasonable amount time.

I was a housekeeper but I was being sexually harassed by someone and when brought to the owners attention I was wrongfully fired and now I'm being kicked out can they just do that

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You have two separate issues: 1) a possible sexual harassment case and 2) an eviction. Unless you have a lease on the space, they can ask you to leave anytime with reasonable notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How do emancipation laws work for teenager mothers?

A young lady 16 years of age has been living with her boyfriend for well over a year, which was known by both parents, they have even picked her up for dinner and dropped her back off at his home. She has since had a child and has been solely supporting herself. What if anything can she do to stop... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

File a petition for emancipation in the district court of the county in which she resides.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: I’m 15,about a week ago me and my friend got caught stealing. what is the usual legal punishment?

It was about $200 worth. I didn’t steal anything but a mascara, my friend put everything else in the bag and I had no idea she was taking so much. We currently are still waiting for paper work and a court date , but I also don’t have a way to get to court, to check in with a probation officer... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

Probably some volunteer work if this is your first offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Having permanent custody and parents having only supervised contact, is co-parenting even an option?

After almost 2 yrs. going to court after DCBS removed our grandsons from their parents, we were given permanent custody of our grandsons in Jan. Dad is in jail and gets supervised phone calls. Mom gets supervised visits. Mom just completed 28 days of rehab and is now saying that she wants us to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You don’t have to inform her of anything. You have custody and can act in the children’s best interests.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Arrest for driving on suspension and WASNT in operation of the vehicle !

How could someone be arrested for driving on suspension if they aren’t operating the vehicle ?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Oct 23, 2021

It depends on the circumstances. If the police do not have any proof at all the person was at any time operating or driving the vehicle then they should not be charged. If the person was driving at a previous date and the police can prove they were driving they could be charged. This commonly... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Kentucky on
Q: Hello, if the I have a company Care On Time would that infringe on a trademark for a company called Care on your time

The the LLC. That I would like to form by the with the name of Care On Time Heathcare Staffing is in the state of Kentucky,and the company with the name of Care on Your Time is located in Florida and the name is Trademarked..I would like to know if the name of my company would infringe on their... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 22, 2021

Trademark is a federal matter. There is no state boundary of use. If your profession is close to the other company's profession and you use the name to market your service, yet, you would be infringing upon the Florida company's trademark. To know how you can avoid, you should for sure... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: In a small claims case should the defendant be able to show proof that they do not owe ? I was not aloud to and ha

This was to a summons from previous landlord who harnessed me and doubled my rent before lease was up until I moved.This is in Whitley county and I asked to appeal they said they have no form for that I would need an attorney .Please advise what I need to do

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 22, 2021

Yes. The Defendant should be able to present his case.

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?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is a 17 year old allowed to fight a 14 year old? Isn’t a 17 year old considered a adult?
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Oct 21, 2021

Under criminal law in Kentucky, anyone under 18 is considered a juvenile. It is illegal for any person, juvenile or adult, to injure another person by force unless they are using self-defense.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Collections, Communications Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Can a debt collector or original creditor still try to sue you if the loan was already cancelled as a part of a lawsuit?

I was contacted by a company on Monday 10/18/2021 called "Assurance Legal Proceedings" via phone stating that they are filing a claim against me in my county for attempt to defraud a loan company. They also said that they have contracted a location service to find me and serve me with... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

Yes. You are being scammed.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: He had pretrial the day after arrested. How many more court dates will he have?

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Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Oct 21, 2021

It depends if it is a felony or misdemeanor. There can be multiple pre-trial conferences before trial. The number depends on the Judge, prosecutor and charges. If there is a plea of guilty or dismissal there will not be anymore pretrial conference but their could be future court dates.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is the court process for receiving stolen property class d felony in Kentucky.
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Oct 21, 2021

A person will be charged. They will be given a date to appear in Court for arraignment. They will need to appear at all Court dates given that it is a felony charge. I strongly recommend that person hire an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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