State Criminal Defense

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Kentucky State Criminal Defense of J. Clark Baird

Criminal Homicide

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter 1st & 2nd
  • Reckless Homicide

Drug Offenses (Also see our ANABOLIC STEROID LAW page here)

  • Possession of Controlled Substance (PCS)
  • Trafficking of Controlled Substance (Sale/Distribution)
  • Possession with Intent to Sell Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Marijuana Cultivation
  • Trafficking of Marijuana within school zone
  • Manufacturing Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine Precursor
  • Possession of Forged Prescription
  • Prescription Drug Not in Proper Container
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (felony & misdemeanor)
  • Also Seizure of Assets relative to Drug Trafficking

Assault & Related Offenses

  • Assault 1st Degree – weapon and serious physical injury
  • Assault 3rd Degree – upon a police officer
  • Assault 4th Degree – misdemeanor and/or family member
  • Menacing
  • Wanton endangerment
  • Terroristic threatening
  • Criminal Abuse (1st, 2nd and 3rd Degrees)
  • Stalking
  • Restraining Order Violation

Kidnapping and Related Offenses

  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful Imprisonment
  • Custodial Interference

Sexual Offenses

  • Rape (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree)
  • Sodomy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Indecent exposure

Burglary and Related Offenses

  • Burglary
  • Possession of burglar’s tools
  • Criminal Trespass

Criminal Damage to Property

  • Criminal Mischief
  • Criminal littering

Arson and Related Offenses

Theft and Related Offenses

  • Theft by Unlawful Taking (aka TBUT)-Misdemeanor (TBUT < $300)-Felony (TBUT > $300)
  • Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle
  • Theft by Deception
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Theft of Identity


  • Robbery 1st Degree – physical injury/deadly weapon
  • Robbery 2nd Degree – physical force

Forgery and Related Offenses

  • Forgery
  • Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument

Business and Commercial Frauds

Obstruction of Public Administration

  • Falsely reporting an incident
  • Tampering with public records

Escape and Other Offenses Relating to Custody

  • Escape
  • Promoting contraband
  • Bail Jumping
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Fleeing or Evading Police

Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension Perjury and Related Offenses

  • Perjury
  • False Swearing
  • Inconsistent Statements

Riot, Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses

  • Riot
  • Inciting to Riot
  • Unlawful Assembly
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Harassment
  • Harassing communication
  • Loitering
  • Public Intoxication

Eavesdropping and Related Offenses

  • Eavesdropping
  • Possession of Eavesdropping Device

Offenses Relating to Firearms and Weapons

  • Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon


Prostitution Offenses

Family Offenses

  • Nonsupport and Flagrant Nonsupport
  • Endangering Welfare of Minor
  • Unlawful Transaction with a Minor


Kentucky DUI and Traffic Offenses

Boating Under The Influence (BUI)

Probation Violation

Internet Crimes and Computer Crimes