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Five Categories of Capital Offenses and Felonies

Kentucky designates serious crimes as capital offenses or Class A, B, C or D felonies. These designations are reserved for the most serious criminal offenses, and they can easily lead to long prison terms if you do not navigate the system well. The following is a list of capital offenses and felony classes in Lexington, […]

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Lexington’s Most Common Types of Crimes

Crime in Lexington is down 22 percent year over year, but the city still faces 35 percent more crime than the national average. The most common crimes throughout Lexington, KY are property crimes, which far surpasses violent crime, with 10,329 property offenses compared to 982 violent ones. Here are the top six crimes committed in […]

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The Sentences That Result from Drug Charges

Every state has different laws and penalties for drug-related charges, depending on the particular substance and any mitigating or compounding factors. In addition, Kentucky classifies the compounds to make drugs, as well as the drugs themselves, as “controlled dangerous substances” (CDS). If you’ve been charged with a drug-related crime and need help with your defense […]

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Guns and More Covered by Weapons Charges

If you’re a fan of the Second Amendment, Kentucky is a great place for you to live—the state has some of the most relaxed gun laws in the nation. As of June 27, 2019, concealed carry is legal in Kentucky without a background check, permit or safety training so long as you’re over 21 and […]

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The Legal Process for Felony Criminal Charges in Kentucky

If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony, it can be one of the scariest times you’ll experience. Most people might not understand the fine differences between felonies, their specific classes and misdemeanors, but they generally know felonies are serious crimes with more severe punishments. In fact, felonies in Kentucky are […]

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