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Criminal Defense is Critical

When Kentucky police accuse someone of committing a crime, they often have some evidence to back up their claim. Typically, this includes eyewitnesses, fingerprints, surveillance camera footage or other physical evidence. In some cases, the alleged evidence may be stronger than in others, and many times, investigators may have to connect the dots or make assumptions before making an arrest. However, even if police appear to have clear proof of someone's involvement in a crime, it is still important for the accused to have a strong criminal defense.

Kentucky Criminal Defense: Mother charged, loses children

A woman in Kentucky was recently arrested after police inspected her home. She is now facing a wanton endangerment charge, and her children were taken away from her. There is a lot on the line in this case. The accused would most likely benefit from the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney to help her through this trying time.

Kentucky criminal defense: Understanding field sobriety tests

Anyone suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in the state of Kentucky is likely to be stopped by police and asked to perform a few tests. Called field sobriety tests, these look at a number of things including physical ability and mental clarity. What are the standard field sobriety tests, are they accurate and is it possible to question test results as part of a criminal defense?

Kentucky criminal defense: Are breath tests optional?

Anyone who has been pulled over for suspected DUI has likely been asked to submit to a breath test. Police officers depend on this test to help them determine if a person is driving under the influence of alcohol and if an arrest is warranted. Some Kentucky residents may wonder, though, if taking a breath test is required and if participating or refusing could hurt their criminal defense.

Kentucky criminal defense: types of criminal charges

In Kentucky and elsewhere, crimes are grouped into three specific categories: citations, misdemeanors and felonies. Citations are the least severe of the three, and felonies are the most serious, leaving misdemeanors in the middle. How does the state determine at which level a person will be charged? How can a criminal defense attorney help one who is facing criminal charges?

Kentucky criminal defense: Woman facing charges after car crash

A Kentucky woman has been arrested for her alleged involvement in a car accident that left another woman dead. Authorities do believe impairment played a role in the collision. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help this individual fight the charges filed against her.

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