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May 30, 2023
Criminal Appeal in Kentucky

Criminal Appeal

Appeals are a right for any defendant. Learn when and how you can access your right to appeal during a criminal court proceeding.
May 10, 2023
Criminal Sentencing in Kentucky

Criminal Sentencing

After entry of a plea or conviction at trial, a criminal case moves to sentencing. Sentencing is the specific sanctions or punishments that are ordered for […]
April 10, 2023
Pretrial and trial on criminal charges in Kentucky

Pretrial & Trial

This is the period after an indictment by the grand jury and before a hearing or plea takes place. Pretrial discovery and pretrial motions happen during […]
February 10, 2023
preliminary hearing for criminal cases in kentucky

The Preliminary Hearing

A preliminary hearing is a legal proceeding where the district court judge decides if there is enough evidence to send a defendant’s charges to the grand […]
January 10, 2023
Boyle County Court House Courtyard

Arraignment: Your First Court Appearance Regarding a Criminal Charge

First Court Appearance Regarding a Criminal Charge Arraignment An arraignment is generally the first appearance made in front of a Judge in court after a criminal […]
December 10, 2022
Before saying I do - Prenuptial Agreements in Kentucky

Before Saying “I Do” – Antenuptial Agreements (“Prenups”) in Kentucky

An antenuptial agreement (or a prenuptial agreement) is an agreement made between two individuals before getting married, to permit them to individually retain certain assets during the marriage and after the marriage should divorce arise.
November 10, 2022
Getting Served with a Warrant - The Initiation of a Criminal Charge

The Initiation of a Criminal Charge

Initiation of a Criminal Charge It begins with a warrant . . . Criminal charges in Kentucky begin with the issuance of a warrant. A warrant […]
October 10, 2022
Criminal Trial Process in Kentucky

Steps of the Criminal Trial Process in Kentucky

Steps of the Criminal Trial Process in Kentucky Bird’s Eye View of the Criminal Process in Kentucky Understanding the process of a criminal prosecution is vital […]
June 5, 2022
Automobile Insurance Facts

Conversations About Car Insurance

A Conversation About Car Insurance I regularly talk with people about their car insurance. And unfortunately, that conversation often happens AFTER they’ve been in an accident. […]