A Day in the Life as an Intern for Lexington Criminal Defense Attorney Christopher A. Spedding

Because I am a Lexington criminal defense attorney, I often invite interns from the University of Kentucky to work in my office to experience what it is like to practice criminal law. It is one of my passions to expose those interested in criminal law to experience it first-hand. As noted in my biography, I

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What to do When the Police Contact You

Most people never have contact with the police, at least as a defendant or as the target of an investigation. Most people think “Oh that will never happen to me.” Guess what? It happens all the time. It doesn’t take much for law enforcement to start looking at you as part of an investigation and

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DO I REALLY NEED AN ATTORNEY?

“Do I REALLY need an attorney?” This question is asked quite frequently of me by potential clients who either have a criminal case pending against them or who anticipate a criminal case quickly coming down the pike. My answer is always and unequivocally a resounding “Yes!” Why? (The answer is not always “yes” just so

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Employee Embezzlement: A Fox Guarding the Henhouse

A Fox Guarding the Henhouse: A story broke today where a long time bookkeeper employee for a small business was arrested for embezzling over $1,000,000 from the company. The employee was considered “family” by the company. The moral of the story is this. Require two signatures for all checks Require your bookkeeper to take at

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