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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: If I got a ticket but it says I have to go to court do I pay the ticket the day I go to court, or after. Radcliffe KY
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 31, 2021

You can go to court or you can hire an attorney to go to court on your behalf. They will likely work out a resolution that day and then if you owe fines and costs they will be due on a later date usually 60 to 90 days after you plead guilty

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My brother was at work and overdosed and when he went to hospital and came to left ama and was arrested for old warrant

The warrant was for trafficking and controlled substance but he has never been in trouble for that. And was arrested at the hospital. Can your name even be ran when your in need of medical attention and not in trouble for anything?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 31, 2021

If you have an old warrant or an outstanding warrant you can be served with that anytime. The protection of a reporting an overdose and immunity from charges only applies to new charges.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: In Kentucky, when will I be eligible for parole on a two year and one month sentence?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 28, 2021

After about 152 days.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: If I have a DVO against me and it contains false information, is it still legal
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 28, 2021

If the court made the determination, it is still legal, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: This is a long question it will not fit I had to go down to the more information box.

Nbm

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 28, 2021

If your aunt snd uncle (or actual current custodians) agree to it then it should be no problem.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption for Kentucky on
Q: My friend passed away and her husband wants to sign custody of one of their children over to me

He is the father on the birth certificate and this is in Kentucky but I’m in New York

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 28, 2021

You’ll need to enter an agreed order if there is an open case already or file a custody action if there is not an existing case.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I'm a felon and posted an old picture of myself with a firearm on Facebook. What are my chances if I take it to trial?

The only piece of evidence they have is a screenshot of the post. They keep offering me a year to serve. I'm currently on probation and they oppose probating this charge.

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 27, 2021

It depends on the timestamp and date and if they found the gun. They should turn over all of this evidence to you and your attorney can advise you of how strong a case they have. A lot of it will come down to what the jury well think if they show one picture of you on Facebook they can probably... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: I have been married 17 years. I live at Fedscreek, KY so how long and how much would a divorce cost. We are 39 years old

We also have 3 kids and we all live with his mom. We have a double wide and we're fixing it up to live up there together but he doesn't want to leave his mom and be a man and pay bills so he won't even fix the water or bathroom up there. It's not livable where we are renovating... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

Impossible to say cost. Could be $1,000, could be 25,000. Depends on the amount of time necessary to get it resolved.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police department and social services come to my house and question my 16 year old daughter

her friend ran away from foster care and they think she knows where she went. Even threatened to get me arrested if she didn't tell. Lil upset about this

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

They should not without an adult guardian present, no.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I just recently got 50/50 custody of daughter with no child support. My ex will not comply with the custody schedule

What do I do if she won’t follow the court order or our custody schedule?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

File a motion to hold her in contempt.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: Is two years and one month a harsh sentence for a dui, criminal mischief, wanton endangerment, fleeing and evading?

I went to rehab and haven’t been in trouble since it happened almost 2 years ago. This is a first offense. I already took a plea deal but feel that my lawyer did not do his job correctly.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

One would have to review the case file and the specific facts to properly answer this question.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: My friend left his dog with a co-worker and they took the dog to the shelter instead

the shelter says to return the dog to my friend they have to travel back from the state they moved to and pay the fee for the spaying, vaccinating, flea treatment, and microchipping. Which sounds reasonable if my friend hadn't just moved to a different state and trusted the co-worker to take... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: What does it mean if your schedule for a court appearance and all it says is other hearing?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

Other hearing denotes hearing on a special or specific issue.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: Indicted on first offense drug charge meth Less than 2g and DUI What will they sentence me 60 rehab completed court

Sixty days rehab completed court order

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was in a car accident i was the only car involved there was no property damage I own my vehicle however I do not have

A license my vehicle was registered but I did not have insurance how much trouble am I in I go to court in the morning

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

If it is a first offense no insurance and you get a six month paid policy, you will likely get a fine and some probated time.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can KY employee be legally fired after informing employer he needs surgery and another injury has not properly healed?

Stepdad has foot surgery months ago and had physical therapy, and the therapist was too aggressive and reinjured his foot, so he had to take another 6 weeks off, Docs orders. Foot still not healed. And his other foot now needs surgery. He informed his employer, who then fired him. Is this... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

It’s possibly discriminatory, depending on other underlying facts in the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Is there anything I can do about my neighbors?

I have neighbors that have been making plenty of noise since they have moved in above us. They got multiple dogs that make constant noise any time they leave, use power tools sometimes until 3am, play music so loud it echos in my apartment, and their kids ride non- street legal dirt bikes through... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 26, 2021

Best file a noise or nuisance complaint against them. May or maybe not resolve the issue.

Q: Do i need to have someone look into a lawsuit i had then was dropped due to lawsuit open in different state i ever lived
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 25, 2021

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. That's up to you and your decision, but what you are describing seems to be not just a change of venue, but state (where it's possible elements of both states' rules of civil procedure could apply - only... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Pulled over in grant county by a state trooper reckless driving speeding 26+ Best and worst outcome

Stopped in grant county charged with reckless driving speeding 26> Failure to or improper signal following another vehicle to closely best or worst possible outcome should I get an attorney?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 25, 2021

You are always better off if you hire an attorney. It really depends on how fast you were going. 26 mph over is the highest charge in Kentucky but you can actually be going for 30, 40 or mph over it would show up as the same charge

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Kentucky on
Q: Under form I-864, are there any restrictions on whether people with past felonies can act as a Joint Sponsor?
Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Jul 22, 2021

A joint sponsor is someone who is willing to accept legal responsibility for supporting your family member with you. A joint sponsor must meet all the same requirements as you, except the joint sponsor does not need to be related to the immigrant.... Read more »

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