Drug Possession Overview

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14th Nov 2014

Drug Possession Kentucky Lawyer

Federal and state drug possession laws make it a crime to willfully possess illegal controlled substances such as marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD, “club drugs,” and heroin. These laws also criminalize the possession of “precursor” chemicals used in drug cultivation and … more

Drug Trafficking/Distribution

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Drug distribution or trafficking laws penalize the selling, transportation, and illegal import of unlawful controlled substances, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, and other illegal drugs. The punishment for drug trafficking can vary widely depending on several factors including the … more

Drug Charges

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Drug Charge Kentucky

Certain illicit drugs, such as cocaine and methamphetamine, are restricted at both the federal and state level. This includes the manufacturing, cultivation, trafficking, distribution and possession of these substances. Conviction on drug charges often carries stiff sentences, including prison time, … more

Definition of Larceny

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12th Nov 2014

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The crime of “theft” has gradually become a catch-all term for all kinds of common-law property crimes, including larceny. Several states and the Model Penal Code organize larceny and certain other property crimes under the classification of theft; other states … more

Burglary

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Burglary: Definition and Background Burglary is typically defined as the unlawful entry into almost any structure (not just a home or business) with the intent to commit any crime inside (not just theft/larceny). No physical breaking and entering is required; … more

Theft Overview

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What is Theft? The term theft is used widely to refer to crimes involving the taking of a person’s property without their permission. But theft has a very broad legal meaning which may encompass more than one category, and multiple … more

Robbery

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Robbery: Definition and Background Many states define robbery as theft/larceny of property or money through the offender’s use of physical force or fear against a victim. Where a deadly weapon such as a gun is used or the victim suffers … more

Insurance Fraud

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29th Oct 2014

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Insurance fraud occurs most often when an insured individual or entity makes a false or exaggerated insurance claim, seeking compensation for injuries or losses that were not actually suffered. Insurance fraud can also be committed upon customers, through 1) the … more

28th Oct 2014

felony

Felonies are deemed the most serious class of offense throughout the United States. Many jurisdictions separate felonies into their own distinct classes so that a repeat offender convicted of committing a felony in a heinous fashion receives a more severe … more

Arson

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Home Insurance Arson

What is Arson? Arson is defined as the willful and malicious burning or charring of property. There are many types of arson crimes, including setting fire to one’s property with fraudulent intent–such as to collect insurance money. While the majority … more