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04/11/2017

“No Pass – No Drive” Law

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney “NO PASS – NO DRIVE” LAW In 2007, the Kentucky Legislature passed “The No Pass/No Drive” law requiring sixteen (16) and seventeen (17) year old students to meet sufficient academic and attendance standards to maintain their driver’s license or learners permits. Any […]

04/11/2017

Texting and Driving

TEXTING AND DRIVING According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driver distraction is the leading factor in most crashes.  In Kentucky in 2013, there were over 52,500 crashes resulting in over 9,000 injuries and 163 fatalities due to distracted driving.  10% of all drivers under the age of 20 involved in fatal crashes […]

04/11/2017

Perjury

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney PERJURY Kentucky law has many provisions concerning crimes relating to perjury and other false statements.  I will attempt to briefly summarize these various provisions. Under Kentucky law, a person is guilty of Perjury in the First Degree when he knowingly makes a […]

04/11/2017

Dying Without a Will in Kentucky

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney DYING WITHOUT A WILL IN KENTUCKY Clients often ask about what happens to their property and their minor children in Kentucky if they die without having a will.  In this article, I will briefly discuss how property passes under Kentucky law if […]

04/11/2017

Funeral Processions

Information from the County Attorney’s Office By Steven J. Franzen, Campbell County Attorney FUNERAL PROCESSIONS Unfortunately, I have had to attend a number of funerals lately.  I thought it may be helpful to explain what the laws are concerning funeral processions and other motor vehicle traffic. Under Kentucky law, any “funeral procession” means two or […]