Our firm represents and advocates for the rights of individuals charged with felonies in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Regardless of the circumstance, you are entitled to legal representation and are entitled to raise any available felony defense. The first step in any criminal defense is to gather all of the available evidence. We use various methods to obtain evidence – from formal Discovery motions to Freedom of Information Act requests. These methods allow us to quickly obtain evidence and begin building your felony defense. We have found on multiple occasions that our discovery methods have resulted in our clients actually have more evidence that the prosecutor’s office – giving them an advantage.
In Kentucky, felony offenses are divided into five (5) classes:
Capital Offenses are punishable by death, life without parole, 25 years to life in prison, or 20 to 50 years imprisonment.
Class A Felony
Class A felonies are punishable by 20 to 50 years in prison or life imprisonment.
Class B Felony
Class B felonies are punishable by 10 to 20 years imprisonment.
Class C Felony
Class C felonies are punishable by 5 to 10 years imprisonment.
Class D Felony
Class D felonies are punishable by 1 to 5 years imprisonment.
Our team of experienced, skilled attorneys will aggressively pursue all potential avenues to develop your felony defense. A felony charge is considered the most serious criminal charge in the United States and can destroy your relationships, family life, and employment. We understand how serious the charge is and will never suggest you accept a plea agreement to a crime you did not commit. Our team of attorneys analyzes each piece of evidence in the Commonwealth’s possession. If the evidence was obtained illegally, we fight to keep it out of court.
The Constitution guarantees you the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures – and when this protection is violated, we fight to protect your rights!
We offer aggressive and skilled representation to individuals accused of felony criminal offenses. Allow our defense attorneys Lexington to help you. To discuss your pending felony charges, contact our felony defense attorneys at 859-258-2697.