Kentucky Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: I have a bench warrant for no registration or insurance ticket i never received 3 years ago. What do i do?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You definitely need an attorney to clean this up. There are several things you can possibly do but first you need the bench warrant set aside and a new court date.

Q: My partner is going to his pre tial conference on the 23rd of this month and i have gone to the county attorney to try

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You may want to consult your own attorney who can help you with that. Highly unlikely they dismiss a DV case without assistance from a lawyer.

Q: See if I take a plea deal and I don't show up when I'm supposed to report to jail what happens

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 8, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
An arrest warrant will issue for you and you will be charged with felony Escape.

Q: My publoc defender made me pead guilty to DUI at my jurytrail because I showed up late said I'd do 90 days no bond

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 15, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You can make a motion to set aside your plea. It is up to the court as to whether to rehear it or not.

Q: Plead guilty to charges even though I wasn't guilty and need to change my plea

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You would have to file a motion to set aside or vacate in the court where the plea was taken.

Q: What is a class c felony in ky

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 13, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Carries 5-10 years in prison and a $5,000-$10,000 fine.

Q: can they take street credit for absconding

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 13, 2018

Q: I got pulled over with 1gram of herion. They charged me with trafficking and importing. It's my first offence.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Same answer to same question previously answered.

Q: I got 1st offence trafficking and importing herion. Can I get probation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Depends on several things, your prior record, how much dope was recovered, whether it is state or federal, if state which county it is in etc.

Q: Probation revocation hearing dec 10th and a status hearing on dec 28th. Failure to make a restitution payment and FTA

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Probably will leave you on probation since it is your first time and direct you to make up missed payment.

Q: Mandy Bauer vs Commonwealth of Ky. After wrongfully accused and served almost 5 years before winning appeal of 20yr sen.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 2, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You may very well have a claim against the state. Consult an attorney quickly because there are strict limitations of actions on such claims.

Q: Could a 15 year olds parent press charges on a 18 year old? They’re just friends and his parents don’t want them to be.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 2, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Not unless there’s some kind of improper contact between them or the 18 yo provides her with illegal substances.

Q: Will I go to jail if I didn't get my drug court assessment finished before my court date?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 27, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Depends on the county ad he judge.

Q: I purchased a car from a guy and it’s not what he promised it to be.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 14, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
He’s trying to officially make it yours and screw you. If it’s not in your name, don’t put it there. You’ll probably have to sue him to get your money back.

Q: Im on diversion program for a class D felony my diversion program review date is soon. What can get me sanction-revoked

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 7, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
As long as you have no new offenses and are compliant in all other respects, you should be fine but I would make some regular payment, even if minimal, towards the fee.

Q: I have a friend that is worried sick about his encounter with a 17 yr old female on his night out. He's 26

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 2, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Depending on what occurred, could be an Unlawful Transaction with a Minor charge.

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