Lexington Legal Blog & Information
Are Sex Offenders Required to Notify Neighbors and Employers?
September 20, 2023 | Sex Crimes
If you’re facing charges in Kentucky that can lead to a conviction requiring sex offender registration, it’s crucial to understand the implications. Being included on this registry is more than just having your name on a list, as it carries significant legal and personal consequences. Convictions for certain crimes like sexual assault, rape, or possession… read more
What You Need To Know About Expungement in Kentucky
September 15, 2023 | Criminal Defense
Expungement is a legal process that allows you to have certain convictions or arrests removed from your criminal record. Once expunged, the information is sealed and, in most circumstances, cannot be accessed by regular background checks and will not be disclosed to potential employers. In essence, an expungement acts as though the conviction or arrest… read more
Does Kentucky Have Romeo and Juliet Laws?
September 8, 2023 | Kentucky Law
Understanding the legal intricacies related to the age of consent and statutory rape can often be complex, but it’s incredibly important. When discussing this topic in Kentucky, one question that often arises is whether Kentucky has Romeo and Juliet Laws. What Are Romeo and Juliet Laws? Romeo and Juliet laws, also known as close-in-age exemptions,… read more
What Are the Safest and Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Lexington, KY?
September 5, 2023 | Criminal Defense
If you live or work in the Lexington area, you may question how safe your community actually is. According to the FBI’s 2019 statistics, Lexington experienced 967 incidents of violent crime, including 26 homicides that year. There were also 175 reported rapes and 404 incidents of aggravated assault. These numbers are in addition to the… read more
What Constitutes Harassment in Kentucky?
September 4, 2023 | Kentucky Law
Harassment covers a wide range of actions intended to threaten, intimidate, or annoy another person. The charges a person faces for harassment depend on the facts of the case and the types of behavior involved. Because you could be charged with harassment even if you do not intend to harass someone, it is essential to… read more
Suhre & Associates Wins 2023 Best of Lexington Award for Criminal Defense Law
September 1, 2023 | News
Suhre & Associates, LLC is proud to announce that we’ve received the 2023 Best of Lexington Award for Criminal Defense Law from the Lexington Herald-Reader. We believe that this award is a reflection of our passion for upholding the validity of the criminal justice system and ensuring that everyone accused of a crime is able… read more
Understanding Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint in Lexington, KY
August 9, 2023 | DUI
The last thing most people want to see while driving in Lexington is a DUI checkpoint. Even if you are sober, dealing with a safety checkpoint can be a headache. However, understanding your rights at a DUI checkpoint in Lexington, Kentucky, can help you avoid unnecessary delays and legal problems. What Are the Legal Requirements… read more
What Are the Penalties for Driving Without a License in Kentucky?
August 9, 2023 | Kentucky Law
Whether you forgot your driver’s license when you left home or are driving without a valid driver’s license, you could be charged if a police officer pulls you over. However, there are several defenses to the charges. Don’t accept the charges as valid until you speak with a Lexington criminal defense lawyer. What Is the… read more
Suhre & Associates, LLC, Helps Rwandan Client Avoid Deportation and Lengthy Prison Sentence
August 9, 2023 | Criminal Defense
Bradley Clark of Suhre & Associates, LLC, recently secured an adjusted sentence that kept a client from being deported back to Rwanda after being involved in a DUI case. Axel Ndagijimana, 24, was charged with second-degree manslaughter in June 2021 after he was involved in a deadly crash. Ndagijimana was driving more than 80 miles… read more
Lexington Sex Offender Registration
August 1, 2023 | Sex Crimes
Being convicted of a sex crime in Lexington, KY, could result in fines and imprisonment. You could also be required to register as a sex offender. According to Kentucky law, a sex offender is defined as a person who pleads guilty, is convicted, or enters an Alford plea to a sex crime defined in Kentucky… read more