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In what ways may a defendant negotiate a plea deal?

When a Kentucky resident is accused of committing a crime, they are asked to enter a plea to the charges that have been alleged. Generally, the person may admit guilt through a guilty plea, deny guilt through a not guilty plea, or offer an alternative plea that stands somewhere in between guilty and not guilty. If a person pleads guilty, their matter may move straight to sentencing but, if they plead not guilty, their matter may go to trial. If it is in the interest of the defendant and the prosecutor to resolve the matter before or during a trial, they may work out a plea deal.

Dog bite injuries are often compensable under the law

Pets bring joy to their owners' lives and often become members of their human families. While Kentucky residents keep large animals like horses as companions, many homes throughout the state include one of the most popular types of pets: dogs. From little lap dogs to large working dogs, canine companions are often loyal and loving to the people who care for them.

What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Not long ago, this blog discussed the elements of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be an important tool for individuals who find themselves overwhelmed by debt. However, not all debtors may wish to liquidate their assets in order to pay off their creditors and, for this reason, they may look for another option to help them find financial freedom.

Disclaimer: The information in this blog post (“post”) is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. No information contained in this post should be construed as legal advice from Sheehan Barnett Dean Pennington Little & Dexter, PSC or the individual author, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal counsel on any subject matter. No reader of this post should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, this Post without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer licensed in the recipient’s state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction.

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