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

Q: The attorney and court orders are full of provably false statements and done by the attorney to defraud me out of rights

they have filed fraudulent documents with lies and n devoid of all necessary documents to set support and have extorted me out of over 1,000 of my personal Social Security and Have madenumerous perjured statement to deny me my right

Timothy Denison answered on Mar 10, 2019

You need to hire your own attorney immediately.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for Kentucky on

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

I have narcolepsy and it makes me drowsy when I drive I was having a attack when officer arrested me can I have case reheard?

Timothy Denison answered on Dec 15, 2018

You can make a motion to set aside your plea. It is up to the court as to whether to rehear it or not.

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1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Criminal Law for Kentucky on

Q: If I found out a search warrant was never legally filed or returned with proof from the court, what should I do next?

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 28, 2018

You should determine where it went and where it is now. You may possibly have a 1983 civil rights action for a warrantless search and seizure.

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Q: Can a attorney take a case for a client that's a witness against another client he's already representing?

if your attorney that's representing you for 10 months already take a case for a client that he knows is a witness against you in a criminal case refuse to take your case to trial because of conflict of interest with new client. Attorney tells you that you have to hire new attorney.

Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 14, 2015

Sounds unusual. Check with a local ethics or malpractice lawyer.

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Q: Can my attorney take a case for a client that is a witness against me in a criminal case?

My attorney took a case for a client that he knew was a witness against me in a criminal case. I was the client first and have paid attorney fees for my case and now my attorney tells me he can't try my case cause he can't put his new client on trial cause he's now a client and told me to hire a... Read more »

Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 14, 2015

Sounds unusual. Check with a local ethics lawyer.

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Q: Can a Kentucky lawyer file a malpractice suit against an Ohio Dr, patient lives in Kentucky

Jonathan Craig Reed answered on Aug 28, 2013

As a general rule, suit needs to be filed in the state where the events took place or where the defendant lives and if your attorney is not licensed in that state your attorney will need to associate local counsel.

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