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Kentucky Gun Laws Overview

Kentucky is considered a gun-friendly state by many gun owners. Unlike other states, Kentucky has chosen to leave many of the gun rights afforded by the Second Amendment intact.  It is essential for gun owners to understand Kentucky gun laws. Even though Kentuckians have strong gun rights, some laws restrict gun ownership and use. If… read more

Proposed Kentucky Law Would Make it a Crime to Taunt the Police

After the protests in Louisville related to the police killing of Breonna Taylor, legislators proposed a new law. The law would make it a crime to taunt police officers in Kentucky.  Senate Bill 211 recently passed the Senate by a vote of 22 to 11. It is now waiting for the House to take up… read more

Is It Legal To Drive Barefoot in Ohio?

It is the responsibility of every citizen to know, understand, and obey the laws in the area they live. This is especially true when it comes to driving—where ordinary people operate 5000-pound vehicles traveling at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour and possibly even higher.  In the state of Ohio, there are dozens… read more

Is It Legal to Live in Your Camper in Your Backyard?

Recreational vehicles (RVs) and campers are an American tradition and an increasingly common and popular way for people to travel around and see the country. No other country boasts a camping and RV infrastructure on par with the United States. And while RVing has been a hobby for many for a long time, more and… read more

What Happens If You Get an Out-of-State Arrest Warrant?

When the police need legal authorization from a judge to do something, they must seek a warrant. But since each state is legally independent of the other states, warrants generally do not cross state lines. The drafters of the U.S. Constitution knew that this would encourage criminals to “run for the border” to escape prosecution…. read more

What Are Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude?

Crimes, in general, represent acts that society has deemed unacceptable to such a serious degree that they are punishable by law. State crimes are written and passed by elected officials of that state.  But a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT) is not a specific crime. It is a category of crimes that includes especially serious… read more

What You Need to Know About DUI Classes

Driving Under the Influence or DUI continues to be a common criminal offense. You can be charged with DUI in Ohio if you are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Even though the penalties for a DUI can be severe, many people still choose to drive while impaired.  Government agencies and organizations work… read more

Is a DUI a Felony in Ohio?

Surveys conducted by the American Addiction Centers show that most people feel okay to drive after having had just one drink. Even after one drink, however, you may have enough alcohol in your system to be at risk of operating a vehicle under the influence. If you have been cited for a DUI/OWI in Ohio,… read more

Is a DUI a Felony in Kentucky?

Most people in the U.S. feel okay to drive after having just one drink, according to surveys conducted by the American Addiction Centers. Many vacationers and sportsmen believe it is okay to operate boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you have been cited for a DUI/OWI in Kentucky, you may be wondering… read more

How Long Does Alcohol Stay On Your Breath?

In most states, when a person applies for a driver’s license, they give express or implied consent to submit to a breath alcohol test, also known as a breathalyzer. Refusal to submit to a breath alcohol test can lead to a suspended driver’s license. But instead of refusing, some drivers think that they can avoid… read more