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KY Courts to Resume on a Limited Basis

The Kentucky Supreme Court announced a plan to enable courts to resume on a limited basis, beginning June 1st.  The COVID-19 crisis impacted the court system.  Many hearings and other proceedings have been either delayed or held remotely via video and or telephone.  In Administrative Order 2020-39, the Supreme Court provided a plan for how […]

Supreme Court of KY Issues Amended Order 2020-29

The Supreme Court of Kentucky issued Amended Order 2020-29 extending some of the deadlines for filing notices, motions and briefs in the Supreme Court of Kentucky and the Court of Appeals, by 3o days.  As usual, there are important details stipulated in this Order. You can read the Order by clicking this link:  Adminstrative_Order_2020-29 Let’s […]

KY Courts Closing Until May 31st

As Kentucky courts continue to deal with the Coronavirus crisis, a new order from the Kentucky Supreme court was entered today.  The courts are mostly closed until May 31st, 2020.  You may view the Amended Order via this link: Courts Close Until 5-31-20 The expiration date for all driver’s licenses had extended for 90 days. […]

Court Filing Deadlines Extended

Attorneys, in response to the Covid-19 crisis, court filing deadlines have been extended.  A new order addresses the KY Court of Appeal and the Kentucky Supreme Court.  You can click on the below link to review the order. Denison Extension of Filing Deadlines

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 […]