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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Kentucky on
Q: What do you think will happen in court

My boyfriend got a ride home from a man who had methamphetamine in the car that my boyfriend was unaware of but they were both charged with possession of a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense methamphetamine, and the driver was also charged with several other charges but the driver told... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 12, 2019

Probably a misdemeanor plea and some probated time.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue the company that owns the apartment complex that hired the landlord and maintenance men. That stole my stuff?

Yes I do have proof that the landlord and maintenance men stole my belongings. Very satisfying proof

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 10, 2019

If you can prove it, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can they drop too inditment warrants to too bench warrant
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 10, 2019

Warrants issued on an indictment are arrest warrants. It doesn’t matter whether they are arrest warrants or bench warrants. The effect is the same and they need to be set aside.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can my 17 year old son plead guilty to felony charges without a parent present?

My 17 year old son (who is currently being detained at a juvenile detention center) recently agreed to plead guilty to several charges including at least one felony without the advice or presence of his parents. When his mother and I walked into the court room our son had already plead guilty to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 5, 2019

No. That should not have happened.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: can a 13 year old boy get in trouble for pinning a 13 girl against a wall and hitting her?

and hitting in her in the back of the neck because she took his scooter. if she hit him back when pinned against the wall?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 31, 2019

They both could be charged in juvenile court. However, it is probably best settled between the parties and parents if possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: failed 3 urine tests for probation sending me to rehab for 6 months do I have any options

2 years probation on diversion program 6 months I lose everything

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 29, 2019

Your other option is worse: jail. If they don’t remove you from diversion, I’d take the rehab and be thankful for the gift.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Someone pleads not guilty at arraignment, but is entered by judge as guilty. I have cd to arraignment. Cannot get anyone

Cannot get public defender because judge entered as guilty, so it looks like there’s no longer a case. Need help badly!

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 17, 2019

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: can A dist judge sign a SW out of their dist?Can inventory return list be removed and rewritten after filed?

Alleged crime occurred June 2016 -October 2016.

Allegedly on video surveillance in cornfield cultivating marijuana district judge signed search warrant to look for alleged clothing and marijuana that was worn / seen in surveillance footage for defendants residence that’s 2 counties... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 16, 2019

Generally, no, unless there is no judge present in the county otherwise or the two counties are part of the same judicial circuit.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I pulled over police said cause no insurance but in my citation it said pulled over because we're I come from

I recently moved into the house he was talking about so he told 2 different stories

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 14, 2019

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I go to court Tuesday I have a warrant I believe the charge originally was poss cont sub 1st deg 1 off I got a divers

But lost it and got picked up I'm out on bond but failed drug screen what happens now

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 12, 2019

You’ll likely get probated if you were removed from diversion.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can one old felon and one active felon that on parole be around each other
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 10, 2019

Depends on the parole conditions of each but I would guess no.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can you be arrested in ky if you overdose / seek medical attention in violation of p

In violation of probation

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 8, 2019

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: charged with trafficking in the 1st degree, 1st offense for selling fake meth to a paid police inf

My friend was hounded by a guy he knew from the past to sell him some meth. After many calls from him he finally said ok and made up a baggie of fake meth(b12 powder). Well turns out the guy was setting him up to get busted by the cops. The guy records the video and about 2 months later the cops... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 8, 2019

Wait for the lab. If it was not meth, it’s a misdemeanor.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: So my supervision end date was 8-14-19, havnt heard from P.O. until this weekend she left a note to report today.

I was on low supervision, quarterly check ins, last visit was June, P.O. said if I didn’t hear from her after my end date I was good. My check in would have been 9-26-19. Havnt had any calls, or talked to her since then, and Friday she placed a note saying I needed to come report this morning.... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 7, 2019

Probably finalization of being off paper. Go see her and find out.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: After they failure to indict a person and let them out of jail are they a time limit the commonwealth has to indict you?

If the guru jury don't sign your indict can you get it dismissed

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 26, 2019

No. You’re just entitled to release from custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My boyfriend got locked up today over a warrant from 2014 for burglary 2nd degree he was locked up in 2016

Wouldnt he been held on that warrent?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 19, 2019

Depends on the circumstances surrounding the warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: my husband was charged with a felony possession when a misdemeanor 4th degree assault warrant was served.

the court has already gave him probation for the possession. if the assault is thrown out is the possession charge still valid?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 19, 2019

Probably, depends on the reason the assault is thrown out.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I caught 3 cases on 3 different occaisons within a 2 months time. What is my chance of getting probation?

First case i got drug paraphenelia and possession of a marijuana blunt. Second case i got drug paraphenelia and possession of methamphetamine >2g. Third case got drug paraphenelia and poss. Of methamphetamine >2g

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 18, 2019

Decreasing with each new charge you pick up. Maybe getting into rehab ASAP might improve your chances.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What is the probation review process after retaking by KY per Interstate Compact/ICAOS.

My son was on probation in MO through the Interstate Compact. In a probable cause hearing, no evidence or testimony was allowed (only a hearing) even though he was represented by council. Only the opinions of his PO were allowed. The hearing Master found for probable cause and he was returned to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 18, 2019

He does need a lawyer but unfortunately the hearing process here won’t be much different than it was there and he will likely be returned to the jail here.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can i press charges aginst my 15 1/2 year old for sexuall assult of my 9 year old daughter we live in ky

Her story has been constant and the sexual assult has accrued more than once and is so detaled from the 9 year old victim

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 10, 2019

Yes. You need to take a juvenile petition against the 15 yo.

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