Auto Accidents in Kentucky and Ohio: the Basic Law and Insurance Law
COVID-19 Coronavirus and Your Lawsuit or Criminal Charge
In the wake of the worldwide emergency surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), many courts, local, state, and federal, are delaying cases. There are many resources to check if your case is being delayed, and the firm of Pugh & Roach is happy to check the status of your case if we are able to.
Auto Accidents in Kentucky and Ohio: What to do before and after an auto accident.
What to do when you are involved in a car accident
Civil Rights in Jail in Kentucky: I think My Rights Were Violated in a Jail or Prison…What Do I Do?
In order to file a lawsuit for violation of civil rights in jail- you may have to comply with the Prison Litigation Reform Act. Read more to find out if you need to comply.
What to do when you believe that you were arrested in violation of your civil rights
Kentucky Expungements: How do I Get Rid of that Old Criminal Charge?
Criminal Expungement Process in Kentucky
Kentucky coroner: Wrong-way driver in fatal crash of the Abbas family was drunk
Family traveling home to Michigan on Northbound I-75 was killed when struck by a severely intoxicated Kentucky Resident
DUI- Interlock Device as a Way to Drive While License Suspended
A hardship license is not available for the first 30 days of a DUI suspension in Kentucky, but an interlock device will allow you to get to work or appointments even while your license is suspended.
DUI/OVI Checkpoints in Kentucky
Know your rights when it comes to DUI or "Traffic Safety" Checkpoints in Kentucky
Ex Post Facto Application of Criminal Statutes
The United States and Kentucky Constitutions prevent you from being punished for acts that are done before those acts were criminalized. This is commonly referred to as the prohibition ex post facto punishment. The reason behind this prohibition is that criminal statutes place the life and liberty of a person at risk, so the laws must give fair notice as to what acts can be punished. Whether a conviction is based upon fair notice requires that the court inquire: "Was the offender on notice when the offense was committed that his conduct was prohibited and on notice of the potential penalty?"