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  • Expertise Looked at 76 DUI Lawyers in Lexington and Picked the Top 13 Their goal is to connect people with the best local experts. They scored DUI lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best DUI lawyers in Lexington, KY. John E. Cornett at Cornett Law Office was honored to be among the top 13 DUI lawyers [...]

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    Felony DUI Defense

    April 3, 2017

    Felony DUI Definition Per Kentucky Revised Statute 189A.010 - Operating motor vehicle with alcohol concentration of or above 0.08, or of or above 0.02 for persons under age twenty one, or while under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, or other substance which impairs driving ability prohibited.For a fourth or subsequent offense within a five (5) year period, be guilty of a Class D[...]

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    In Kentucky, DWI and DUI are abbreviations that refer to driving under the influence of intoxicants that impair driving ability. Alcohol is by no means the only substance that can cause such impairment. Illegal drugs, also known as controlled substances, can do so as well. For a first DUI offense in Kentucky, the penalties include a fine of $200 to $500 and 2 to 30 days in jail. You will also face[...]

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    Rated Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Kentucky John E. Cornett handles a wide array of drug cases in Lexington, Kentucky, including drug trafficking, manufacturing & cultivation, possession of chemicals, drug possession, drug paraphernalia, and much more. Drug charges in Kentucky can be serious and contain hefty sentences. Don't risk your defense case on just any Kentucky attorney. Drug [...]

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    John E. Cornett Has Been Accepted as a 2016 American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 10 Best in Kentucky Press Release - May 3, 2016 05:37 EDT Lexington, KY, May 3, 2016 (Newswire.com) - The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Kentucky’s Criminal Law Attorney John E. Cornett as 2016 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client [...]

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    When a new DUI client walks into our law firm, one of the first things we ask is what happened.  We want to know the facts underlying the stop, any search performed, any tests taken, any conversations between our client and the police officer(s), as well as examine any paperwork given to our client by the Lexington Police.  With this information, we begin to analyze potential defenses to the DUI[...]

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    KY Rules for Roadblocks

    January 14, 2016

    On December 17, 2015, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the Kentucky State Police conducted an illegal DUI checkpoint that violated a motorist's state and federal constitutional rights against unreasonable searches and seizures in Commonwealth v. Cox, 2013-SC-000618-DG. The court reiterated that, "We must err on the side of caution when dealing with the most fundamental of those rights [...]

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