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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.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How to prove harassment?

How can I prove to Kenton county court in KY that my ex husband is mentality harassing me and its effecting the children?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 26, 2021

You’ll need a psychologist or a psychiatrist to review the case and give expert testimony.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: My minor child was Murdered in Louisville, Kentucky on Thanksgiving Day 2021. No notification of Next of Kin

Called the Police Department and Coroner's Office!

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 9, 2021

Very sorry for your loss. How can we help you?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Family Law for Kentucky on
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.

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Q: Can someone refuse to take depositions until a second amended complaint has been filed?

Can a Judge dismiss the amended complaint? In Kentucky isn't there a Law that permits complaints to be amended?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 26, 2021

Yes. Rule 15.01 sllows pleadings to be amended.

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Q: Can a Judge give the county the right to gravel a private road?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 26, 2021

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How does a mentally disabled person File a 1983 claim if he’s been incapacitated

I’ve been mentally incapacitated past the statue of limitations, so what procedure will help me file my 1983 claim in federal court. When giving an answer to this question, please keep in mind that it won’t be possible to find a civil rights attorney, as this involves corruption in a Kentucky... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 18, 2021

You need to hire a civil rights attorney. There is some case law that tolls the statute of limitations if you are under a disability.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: How to ask for a motion to dismiss without a lawyer on the grounds of viol speedy trial and incomp representation?

Been on BOND..pretrial release..for going on 5 years. 4 open cases in court..1 dead lawyer..2 special judges and a set up by prosecutor. Pd investigator posed as my atty for 49 mins. Tried to convince me to plea out ....got all on tape. Need help

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 12, 2021

Hire a competent private criminal defense attorney to help you make this motion to dismiss. They are hard enough for lawyers to win.

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Q: What happens if police find incriminating items in someone’s car while doing a wellness check?

If someone is unconscious in their car in a parking lot and a bystander calls to report someone asleep at the wheel, and the police find incriminating items around the driver, how is it not considered an unlawful search? If they were unconscious they couldn’t have possibly consented to a search.... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 12, 2021

Unconscious in a public place gives the police probable cause to investigate the circumstances surrounding the unconscious person.

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 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.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: I was arrested at my residence and on the same property lives my boyfriends mom we have seperate dwellings and these

Dwellings have different addresses as I was being driven to jail a tow truck pulled up and towed my car. My car wasnt involved in the reason of my arrest. Was this legal and how can i get my car back

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 1, 2021

Depends on the underlying circumstances but you need to hire an attorney immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: I'm having a problem with my landlord I've been here almost 17 years or more and he changed about 3 years ago

I'm getting evicted my rent is up to date always paid my rent and it's a lot going on that I need to speak to someone I'm disabled on a fixed income I'm really ill and this man is stressing me out

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 22, 2021

What is the civil rights issue? None is mentioned in your summary.

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!!!

2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue seller of land contract for my equity in my home ; Foreclosure filed

Purchase price. $132182

Cash down. $43082

Payments $23160

Appliances $ 3850

Balance. $65940. TOTAL EQUITY

Seller started Foreclosure suing me $11000

Non compliance House Insurance

Non... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 5, 2021

The claim against the seller belongs to your trustee in bankruptcy.

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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 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.

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