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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: What can I do if my separated wife is telling me I have to pay her money to use a car that is in both off our names

I have her on a text telling me that the only way I can use a car that is in both of our names is if I give her money! Is that not extortion?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 9, 2021

No. Don’t pay her anything. Go take the car and use it all you want. You don’t pay to use your own stuff. Snd file that divorce immediately.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: If u sign ur serve out papers do u get released on ur min.or max?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 2, 2021

Depends. It tells you the release on the serve out papers but it can be impacted by subsequent behavior.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law and Lemon Law for Kentucky on
Q: Breeder wants to sue me or take kitten back to be put to sleep

I bout a sick kitten from a breeder 3 months ago. Have spent over $1000 in vet costs. Tried to work it out with breeder but she only wanted me to swap my sick cat for another sick cat. Became hostile and blocked me. I disputed what I paid for the cat with my financial institution and won now... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 31, 2021

Don’t give her a dime back snd if she sues you, you can counterclaim and win. She has committed a continuing breach snd her liability continues to increase.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I file a law suit on my sister in law for child endangerment? I have text messages from her admitting everything

She has allowed the abuse of her adopted daughters to continue with her husband and her own father and has done nothing to prevent it. She even admits that in several texts messages we exchanged, and has even taken the abuse to try and blackmail her husband into paying her to keep her mouth shut... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Mar 17, 2021

I think you should talk to law-enforcement or the prosecutors office in your jurisdiction. If she threatened you for attempting to contact CPS or filing charges that in and of itself could be a felony for intimidating a witness in the legal process. You could also discuss the child endangerment... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: is barillo pad and a butane lighter probable cause to search

officers were told they could not search without warrant so they claimed they seen a barillo pad and a butane lighter is that probable cause, which was not barillo pad it was stuffing out of my pillow?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 17, 2021

Many more facts are necessary to properly answer your question but on its face, doesn’t sound like probable cause.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: My brother is 18 years old and he is dating a 14 year old the mother is ok with the relationship can he get into trouble

The grandmother of his girlfriend was ok with there relationships but now is freaking out and I'm just trying to look out for my little brother and don't want to see him go to jail

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. When they get mad at him, he could be charged with Unlawful Transaction with a Minor. He should be VERY careful.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: What do I have to do when a cop asked me for my ID and when do I have to provide it in the state of Kentucky What law
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. You should provide the I’d to the officer when requested but that is all you have to do or say.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Okay, so yes I could be absconding but why did they get to get vaccines and protect themselves but i can't?

about seeing probation

Brent Cox
Brent Cox answered on Feb 23, 2021

That is a question you can ask the Judge. When you are on probation, you can't expect a full panoply of rights.

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Q: I am on probation and they want me to come in but im scared due to covid until I get vaccination. Do I have any say so?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 23, 2021

No. If you don’t go in, they’ll likely violate you for absconding. Best to go in snd see what they want.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I was given some money by a guy. Now he is charging me with fraud. What can I do about it? It is in another state.

I was arrested and I was fired from my job. I did not ask for the money and I did not sign anything to get the money.

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Feb 23, 2021

I would encourage you to contact a lawyer in that state immediately if you were actually being charged with a crime. Generally speaking in fraud cases the more proof you have for your side of the argument the better.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: I want to have my child's father removed from my home by the police will they automatically call cps to report this?

I was told by a friend anytime a police report is made against a couple with children cps is automatically called and a report is made. I desperately want him removed due to his constant verbal and emotional abuse but I do not want the stress of having cps involved as I have heard the many horrer... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Feb 19, 2021

A court can order CPS intervention or a police can contact CPS if they feel that it is necessary because a child is in dange. However, there are other options that typically do not involve CPS. If you file an emergency protective order/EPO against your husband if he is violent or making threats... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: i got a lawyer in fl dont been convicted there my arrest in ky was for probation violation in ky in 2018 had over e.p.o

e.p.o had been droped when i had moved to fl i talked to a lawyer in ky he told me i should be alright i had went to alcohol assessment paid 60 dollars couldnt afford to go back paid my fines got serious health issues unable to work filed for my disabilty waiting on it now i go to 3 differnt... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 15, 2021

Get your documents for treatment together and deliver them to the court to consider in probation violation case. They may accept them and discharge the probation violation altogether.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: i got arrested in grant ky for failure to complete alcohol assessment could not afford to go went to free rehab instead

i was arressted on 7 -11-2020 i had moved to fl in nov 2018 got a dui there in nov 2019 moved backed to ky in dec 2019 went back to fl on jan 22 -2020 for court got 20 days 5 years probation and lost license for 5 yr come back to ky checked into rehab got out been sober every since take vivtrol... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Feb 12, 2021

I don’t understand your question. If you got a DUI in Florida you would be subject to Florida laws and you would have to ask a Florida attorney what the best solution to your problem will be.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is lying about a felony a crime? It doesnt show up on background check. Also can it violate probation by lying?
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Feb 12, 2021

It depends on the context. Is this employment or a court case? Lying to another person is not a crime in Kentucky. Lying to a police officer is also typically not a crime but not recommended. Lying to a federal agent is a crime. Lying to a Judge can be a contempt or even a crime of perjury.... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is it illegal for my exwife to withhold stimulus payment from me, when both names is on it on IRS website
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 11, 2021

Probably, but your best recourse is to file a motion in your divorce action foe her to turn over the proceeds.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Can the police pull you over for unconfirmed insurance? I was recently arrested for driving on suspended

Fleeing and evading and resisting arrest because of a traffic stop at 4 in the morning based solely on unconfirmed insurance

Taniesa Velez
Taniesa Velez answered on Feb 10, 2021

The police may pull you over if they suspect there is a reason to pull you over. You should review your citation that you were given on the date of arrest to get a full understanding of the officer's reasoning.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: just curious, what would the charge or penalty be for switching price tags on items at the store for purchase?

taking a $10 item and putting a $2 price tag on it and purchasing said item; so under 500 class A Misdemeanor, would it become a class D felony if it was over $500?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 10, 2021

It’s still a theft by deception, class A misdemeanor, up to $500 fine and/or 1 year in jail.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: In ky can shock probation be ordered for a probation violation in criminal court?

First violation on a 3 year sentence

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Feb 9, 2021

If you have not already been to prison on the case and the offense is a shock probation eligible felony and you get sent to prison because of her probation violation yes you would be eligible to ask for a shock between 30 and 180 days of serving your prison sentence. The sentencing judge on the... Read more »

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