Criminal Defense

What is Criminal Trespass?

Criminal trespassing is a serious offense that can lead to legal repercussions. Being charged with criminal trespass in Kentucky can be overwhelming and stressful, and it’s important to understand the different trespass charges and possible penalties.  If you need help with a criminal trespass charge, you should speak with a criminal defense lawyer right away…. read more

Three of the Most Frequently Violated Rights of the Accused

Have you been accused of a crime? If so, you might believe that the police officers treated you unfairly or violated your rights. You could be correct. Law enforcement officers violate suspects’ civil rights during investigations and arrests. Violating your rights could lead to one or more defenses in your criminal case. However, the police… read more

The 5 Easiest Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Dismissed in Lexington, KY

On TV, it seems that all criminal charges lead to full-blown trials. In real life, however, the process often works quite differently. Criminal law is incredibly complicated, and there are many ways you could obtain a dismissal of criminal charges against you. Enter into a Diversion Program Diversion programs are designed to keep people out… read more

Attorney-Client Privilege: What It Is and How It Can Impact Your Case

Attorney-client privilege binds your attorney not to testify about any oral or written communication between you and them. It also prevents any third party from forcing either you or your attorney to testify about such communications (by questioning you or your attorney under oath, for example). Strictly speaking, the attorney-client privilege is a rule of… read more

Exigent Circumstances: What They Are and How They Allow Police in Kentucky to Search and Seize Without a Warrant

Exigent circumstances are exceptions to the requirement under the Fourth Amendment for law enforcement officers to obtain a warrant for searches and seizures. The United States Supreme Court defined situations that qualify as exigent circumstances. The circumstances allow law enforcement to act quickly to respond to emergencies. However, exigent circumstances can be used as an… read more

5 Tips to Choose the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you are faced with criminal charges, there is a lot at stake. Lifelong consequences that negatively affect your world may be on the table. You need an advocate fighting for you — one who will represent you vigorously in order to get a favorable outcome for your case. But how do you find the… read more

What is a Disposition Hearing in Criminal Court?

Do you find yourself asking what a disposition hearing is in criminal court? This blog post will explain what you need to know about disposition hearings.  If you are facing criminal charges, it is very important that you hire an attorney early in the process. The sooner you hire a lawyer, the sooner you can… read more

What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car? 

Are you wondering about your legal options if you hit a bike rider with your car in Lexington, Kentucky? In this blog, criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates go over some important legal duties and options you have.  Being involved in a pedestrian or bicycle accident can be a terrifying experience for a driver…. read more

What is the Difference Between Escorting and Prostitution in Lexington?

Escorting and prostitution are frequently confused. Law-abiding citizens can easily get caught up in a law enforcement sting or be falsely accused of prostitution. Formally speaking, escorting is legal. However, when it crosses the line to prostitution, it becomes illegal. To understand when escorting crosses the line and becomes illegal prostitution in Kentucky, you need… read more

What Does Bar Stand For in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

Find yourself wondering what the word “bar” stands for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association? The Lexington criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates answer your questions here. Our attorneys are fully licensed members of the Kentucky Bar Association.  If you are facing criminal charges, invoke your right to remain silent and contact a… read more