What to do When the Police Contact You

Most people never have contact with the police, at least as a defendant or as the target of an investigation. Most people think “Oh that will never happen to me.” Guess what? It happens all the time. It doesn’t take much for law enforcement to start looking at you as part of an investigation and

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DO I REALLY NEED AN ATTORNEY?

“Do I REALLY need an attorney?” This question is asked quite frequently of me by potential clients who either have a criminal case pending against them or who anticipate a criminal case quickly coming down the pike. My answer is always and unequivocally a resounding “Yes!” Why? (The answer is not always “yes” just so

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Is My Case Eligible for Expungement?

Are you eligible for expungement? Good question! Expungement is a court-ordered process by which the legal record of an arrest or certain criminal convictions can be sealed. Arrest records and convictions not expunged will show up on background checks and affect potential employment and educational opportunities, as well as your options for credit. In some

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Shepherd’s House open for business

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Distasteful to Some…

Sex offenses are generally a taboo subject. But if you are involved in the legal system, how to deal with them from a procedural standpoint and a monitoring standpoint post-conviction, is a nightmare and most inefficient. See how one court views sex offender registration by reading below.     https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fccresourcecenter.org%2F2017%2F07%2F19%2Fpa-high-court-holds-sex-offender-registration-unconstitutional%2F&h=ATPs3Fi5MmhTEAdMC_ZH9AgJjQkp9JklngYNbMujcyxyKYn-E_Y0sXl51kfhe69BKPm_mAhQcehRkuNGpnh5YUk9VjJMxl-owHYDLmkCj0I&s=1&enc=AZOOg9qJVGdOQg7K47eqwfAfiPA3aQUkCApOJIaPnCydNrzfAJ10Y8pzHPNVXpRg-lErD8fc7DqB3J7VZMDMFaFV

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Governor Bevin Unveils New Program to Help Inmates Gain Skilled Jobs Upon Release

Inmate Jobs One of the hardest things to do when inmates get out of prison, is to find jobs.  Let alone good jobs.   Today, Governor Bevin unveiled a new apprenticeship program that will help inmates learn skilled jobs.  This will help inmates meet employers and receive training while still serving their time.  Then, once they are released,

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Re-Entry for Convicts: Senate Bill 120 Introduced Today

Re-Entry for Convicts Today, Governor Bevin introduced a new law to help convicts’ re-entry into society.  Senate Bill 120 (SB120) was introduced to the KY Senate for consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Senator Whitney Westerfield sponsored the bill.  The  purpose of the Bill is to help those who have served their time to get jobs and treatment.  This

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