Lexington Legal Blog & Information

What Are the Penalties for Driving Without a License in Kentucky?

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 DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyers, Helps Rwandan Client Avoid Deportation and Lengthy Prison Sentence

Bradley Clark of Suhre & Associates DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyers, 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… read more

Lexington Sex Offender Registration

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

What Happens at a Status Hearing in a Criminal Case in Lexington, KY?

The judicial process can be confusing if you or a loved one is accused of a crime in Lexington, Kentucky. Status hearings play an essential part in this process and have great significance when advancing criminal cases. Before exploring them in detail, keep in mind that the terms “status hearing” and “pretrial conference” may be… read more

How Long After an Accident Could I Still be Charged with a DUI in Lexington?

If you have been in an accident, it is important to understand your rights and responsibilities under Kentucky law, especially if there is a potential that you can be charged with a DUI. How long after an accident you can be arrested for driving under the influence depends on the statute of limitations.  In the… read more

Consider Cost When Hiring a DUI Defense Attorney in Lexington, KY

If you’re being charged with a DUI in Lexington, KY, it’s a good idea to hire a criminal defense attorney. A lawyer will defend you and mitigate jail time and fines if you are convicted.  However, you may be understandably concerned about the cost of a lawyer. There are a few things to keep in… read more

Criminal Mischief Charges in Lexington, Kentucky: What You Need To Know

Criminal mischief can be a serious crime in Kentucky, but not many people have heard about it. If you’ve been charged with criminal mischief, you may be wondering what happens next. A Lexington criminal defense lawyer can explain the consequences of criminal mischief and the legal process in your case. They can also represent you… read more

The Burden of Proof in Title IX Cases

If you have been accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault on a college campus or other school setting, Title IX might control the subsequent proceedings. Title IX protects individuals from discrimination on the basis of sex. However, the law has expanded to cover sexual misconduct. The law applies to any education program that receives… read more

Learn more about how to prove your innocence after being falsely accused of sexual assault in Lexington, KY.

False accusations of sexual assault can have life-altering consequences. A mere allegation can harm one’s reputation and relationships, and put their livelihood at risk. In many instances, people have been wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit.  The consequences are severe and far-reaching, so it is important to understand what a false accusation of… read more

Kentucky Self-Defense Laws

In Kentucky, you have the right to defend yourself. Unfortunately, sometimes people are still charged with a crime, like assault, after defending themselves – even if they did so lawfully.  A Kentucky criminal defense lawyer can help you argue self-defense to win your case and get your criminal charges dismissed.  When Is Self-Defense Allowed in… read more