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06/16/2014

Rights of Adjoining Landowners – Article in the Campbell County Recorder

RIGHTS OF ADJOINING LANDOWNERS AS TO TREES AND BUSHES As an attorney, I have received many calls through the years by one neighbor concerning problems with trees, bushes or other vegetation that grow or hang over from an adjoining neighbor’s property.  I thought it may be helpful to explain the law in Kentucky concerning these […]

06/16/2014

Underage Drinking – Article in the Campbell County Recorder

  UNDERAGE DRINKING Sometimes I become concerned that with all the discussion and focus in Campbell County on our very serious heroin epidemic that we may lose focus on other problems that continue to plague our community such as underage drinking.  No doubt the heroin issue is foremost on the mind of our collective law […]

05/16/2014

Classes of Crime – Article in the Campbell County Recorder

  CLASSES OF CRIME Recently, a reader asked about what types and classes of crime exist.  A crime is an unlawful act that is punished by the Commonwealth.  Crimes are divided into three types: felonies, misdemeanors, and violations.  A crime is placed into that type based on the severity.  Similarly, crimes of each type are […]

05/16/2014

Victims’ Bill of Rights – Article in the Campbell County Recorder

VICTIMS’ BILL OF RIGHTS Law enforcement officials, Commonwealth Attorneys and County Attorneys have long recognized the need for laws to protect victims.  In 1998, they worked with the General Assembly in developing the Kentucky’s Victims’ Bill of Rights, which was designed to help victims who have suffered direct or threatened physical, financial or emotional harm […]

05/16/2014

Kentucky’s Court System – Article in the Campbell County Recorder

KENTUCKY’S COURT SYSTEM Most people have very little experience with Kentucky’s Court System unless they are called as jurors.  I thought it may be helpful in this column to do an article explaining the structure of the Kentucky Court System. There are four different levels of courts in Kentucky.  The two trial court levels are […]