Felonies & Misdemeanors In KY

Felony v. Misdemeanor Charges In Kentucky

Criminal charges in Kentucky are broken up into felony and misdemeanor charges.  Those 2 categories are further broken depending on the severity of the crime charged.

Felony Charges in Kentucky

A felony is a crime that is punishable by one year or more in prison.  Felonies are broken down in Kentucky to capital offense and Class A, B, C, and D felonies. Continue reading

Pretrial Diversion In Kentucky

Pretrial Diversion For Class D Felonies In Kentucky

What is Pretrial Diversion?

The attorneys at Hurst & Hurst would like to inform you about a program for good people who have made a serious mistake but are not habitual criminals.  The program is called Pretrial Diversion and if a person is eligible it can allow them to avoid going to prison even if they are actually guilty of the Class D felony they have been charged with.  If the program is successfully completed it is even possible to get the charge removed from you criminal record.

Who is Eligible For Pretrial Diversion?

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