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Common Prosecution Tactics In Kentucky Domestic Violence Cases

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Being charged with domestic violence can result in long-lasting consequences. Therefore, you need to reach out to a skilled criminal defense lawyer if you stand accused of domestic violence. If you are being charged with domestic violence, you should know that the prosecutor’s primary goal is to convict you. And the tactics prosecutors use… Read More »

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Understanding The Concept Of Probable Cause

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In the U.S., the police must have probable cause in order to perform a search and seizure or arrest someone. Also, a police officer needs probable cause to get a warrant. Failure to adhere to this rule may lead to the illegal collection of evidence or an unlawful arrest. If an officer performs an… Read More »

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Two Ways Of Defending Criminal Charges: Disputing The Prosecution’s Case And Affirmative Defenses

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If you are facing criminal charges, the first thing you need to do is retain a skilled criminal defense attorney. After you retain an attorney, they will assess your case to understand the charges against you. Then, they will determine the best defense strategy to use. A criminal defense attorney can either dispute the… Read More »

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Manslaughter Charges In Kentucky

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All charges stemming from the loss of life, including manslaughter charges, are quite serious. In Kentucky, to be specific, the crime of manslaughter is taken quite seriously, and there are harsh penalties for people convicted of this violent crime. If you are facing manslaughter charges in Kentucky, you need to reach out to a… Read More »

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Things Police Officers Can And Cannot Do

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According to statistics, about one percent of all police officers commit misconduct in a given year. When you think of police misconduct, you probably think about things such as torture or police brutality. However, police misconduct encompasses more than just brutality and torture. Police misconduct involves any unethical or illegal activities that police officers… Read More »

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Basics On Plea Bargaining

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Criminal prosecution involves several stages. One of these stages is the “plea bargaining” stage. In most cases, plea bargains take the form of either reduced charges, a reduced sentence, or both, in exchange for a guilty plea. But a plea bargain can also involve a defendant pleading “no contest.” Below is a more in-depth… Read More »

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The Crime Of Resisting Arrest In Kentucky

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It is natural to want to resist arrest when approached by an arresting officer. However, it is crucial that you avoid resisting arrest. If an officer approaches you or someone you know to make an arrest, you should cooperate and call an attorney. Resisting arrest is a criminal offense in the U.S. In Kentucky,… Read More »

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Your Rights When Pulled Over By The Police

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Unfortunately, many people do not understand what rights apply when the police pull them over. In other situations, people forget or overlook their rights because they get overwhelmed by the police officer’s authority. Whatever the case, it is in your best interests to keep in mind your rights after getting pulled over by the… Read More »

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Choosing A Criminal Defense Attorney

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If you are reading this article, it means that you understand the importance of hiring a criminal defense attorney when faced with a criminal charge, be it a misdemeanor or a felony charge. After you realize how crucial it is to retain a criminal defense attorney, the next step is choosing the attorney to… Read More »

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Criminal Record Expungement In Kentucky

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If you are in Kentucky and have a criminal record, you should know that it could be eligible for expungement. If you were arrested and charged but not convicted, you might be able to have your criminal record expunged as long as your case meets specific requirements. You may also be able to have… Read More »

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