Criminal Defense

Dropping Charges in Criminal Cases

Being charged with a crime in Lexington can be frightening. The best way to protect your legal rights and mount a vigorous defense is with the help of an experienced Lexington criminal defense attorney. A crucial step in the defense process is developing a strategy to attempt to have your criminal charges dropped. What Does… read more

Criminal Trespassing Charges in Kentucky

If you have been charged with criminal trespass, the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you entered onto another’s property without legal authority, with knowledge that you were not permitted to do so, and remained there without permission.  A trespass charge is a criminal offense under Kentucky law, and it may carry severe… read more

What You Need To Know About Expungement in Kentucky

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

What Are the Safest and Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Lexington, KY?

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

Suhre & Associates, LLC, Helps Rwandan Client Avoid Deportation and Lengthy Prison Sentence

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

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