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01/17/2018

Hunting Laws

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney   HUNTING LAWS With the coming of fall and hunters throughout the county hitting the fields, I thought it may be helpful and informative to review some of the laws related to hunting in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Unless exempt, a person […]

01/17/2018

Passing School Buses

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney   PASSING SCHOOL BUSES With schools starting back, it may be helpful to review Kentucky’s laws concerning passing school buses. Prior to stopping a school bus for picking up or letting off children, a bus driver is required to activate amber flashing […]

07/10/2017

TIMBER CUTTING DAMAGES

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney TIMBER CUTTING DAMAGES The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently rendered an unpublished decision dealing with an issue sometimes known as “Tree Piracy” and the appropriate damages when someone cuts timber off another’s property without the other person’s consent.  In the case mentioned […]

07/10/2017

Criminal Littering

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney CRIMINAL LITTERING We often prosecute cases in District Court for criminal littering when someone throws a bag of trash out of a car window or dumps piles of trash along a city or county road.  Kentucky’s law on criminal littering covers the […]

07/10/2017

Courtroom Etiquette

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney COURTROOM ETIQUETTE Unfortunately, on a regular basis people at court for a variety of reasons fail to follow basic courtroom etiquette and procedure.  This article will address some common issues and recommendations should you ever have the need to appear in court. […]