KY Courts Cancelling In-Person Appearances

The Kentucky Supreme Court has issued additional changes for the legal system, in response to the Covid-19 Corona Virus.  These additional changes will be in effect through May 1st, 2020. Excerpt: “With the exception of emergency and time-sensitive matters…all civil and criminal dockets shall be canceled, unless a judge determines in his or her discretion […]

Attorneys Have Additional Time for CLE Credits

Attention Kentucky Attorneys:  A recent notice from the Administrative Office of the Courts (3/31/20) announced that attorneys have additional time for CLE credits for the 2019-2020 educational year.  This document provides the details. Corona Virus CLE Announcement

Corona Virus and Custody and Parenting Time

The Supreme Court of Kentucky has issued an order due to the impact of Covid-19.  The corona virus and custody and parenting time language is meant to avoid confusion by providing guidance to those working through the challenges of the current situation.  You can view this order, by clicking the below link. KY Supreme Court […]

Launching a Criminal Defense Podcast

I’m launching a podcast to discuss criminal defense law, issues in handling cases and the strategies both sides use.  I hope you’ll find it informative and even a little entertaining.  I’m developing episodes, now.  They’ll be posted to my website, Facebook page, LinkedIn profile and various podcast directories (such as Apple Podcasts and iHeart). The […]

Fight Resulted in a Manslaughter Charge

A Meade County deputy died from a heart attack following a struggle to subdue a man.  The deputy was attempting to serve a search warrant when the defendant was seen trying to get rid of a small container.  The container was recovered and appeared to contain a substance resembling methamphetamine.  The deputy and defendant struggled […]

Murder Suspect Caught During a Vehicle Search

As a Louisville criminal defense attorney, I’ve advised clients for nearly thirty (30) years that the long arm of the law can grab you when you least expect it.  A murder suspect was caught during a vehicle search.  The man was actually wanted for murder in Arkansas.  The car was initially being searched because officers […]

Pulaski County Drug Arrest

I’ve written at length about the need for police officers to obtain a warrant before entering a home or business.  Your 4th Amendment right against illegal search and seizure protects you from law enforcement entering your premises, without your permission.  In many cases, defendants decide to voluntarily allow them to enter.  This effectively surrenders your […]

Grayson County Marijuana Arrest

Normally, a pot bust may not make significant news.  The fact that a Grayson County marijuana arrest actually occurred, is notable.  Why might you ask?  The answer is that according to Kentucky State Police 2018 records, there were zero marijuana arrests in 2018.  So, when a lengthy investigation results in a raid on a home, […]

LMPD Seized 15,000 Ecstasy Pills

The 1st Division Impact Unit of LMPD seized 15,000 ecstasy pills, 2 pounds of meth, $25,000 in cash and several firearms.  They arrested 2 men, one of whom was a convicted felon.  While this case will slowly begin working its way through the criminal justice system, a Louisville criminal defense attorney will be working quickly. […]

Bowling Green Drug Arrest

WBKO ran a story describing a Bowling Green drug arrest.  The defendant was in an apartment when the police showed up based on a tip.  They smelled marijuana coming from the unit.  Residents had complained about potential drug deals. When asked, the man consented to a police search of his residence.  As a result, police […]