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How HB 40 Affects Felony Expungement Laws in Kentucky

If you are a convicted Class D felon in Kentucky, state law now allows many of those charges to be wiped clean from criminal records five years after a sentence or probation is completed.   Getting your record expunged can simplify many parts of everyday life such as getting a job, getting a loan or...
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Studies Show Use of Hand Sanitizer Distorts Alcohol Breath Test Results

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has come the increased use of hand sanitizer. With more people than ever using the alcohol-based product, it is important to remember that hand sanitizer could likely have an effect on breath alcohol testers such as breathalyzers and ignition interlock devices. At least two studies have found...
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DUI Laws in Kentucky: What to Know about the Ignition Interlock Device Rules

On July 1, 2020 several changes to Kentucky DUI law took effect. Signed into law by former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, there are some dramatic changes to the license suspension provisions for those found guilty of driving under the influence. As always, before your first drink, plan ahead, get a ride, and leave your...
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