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Criminal Law


If you've recently been charged with a crime, turn to an attorney with over thirty years experience in defending everyday men and women.   Jim Kidney has handled all types of criminal cases, including:


  • Drug crimes
  • Drug charges
  • Violent crimes
  • Felonies and misdemeanor charges
  • Sex crimes
  • Juvenile crimes
  • DUI


Whether it is a minor traffic offense, or a felony, our office is prepared to bring your case to the best outcome possible.  He will serve as your advocates and fight so that you receive a fair outcome.   He will:


  • Carefully investigate the facts of your case
  • Evaluate the evidence
  • Interview witnesses
  • Obtain evidence from police, investigators and prosecutor's office
  • Discuss all of your options for a strong defense
  • Negotiate with prosecutors to have your charges or sentence reduced, or dismissed, when possible
  • Take your case before a jury, if necessary


To set up a consultation, call (859) 261-4700.


Jim Kidney has 35 years of experience defending everyday people, like you, from charges of DUI in Kentucky and Ohio.


In Kentucky, the Kentucky Revised Statute 189A.010, sets forth the minimum jail sentences which can not be probated, conditionally discharged, suspended, or otherwise subject to early release. If convicted of a DUI and aggravating circumstance, the offender will be looking at mandatory jail time.


  • DUI-1st:   0 days to 30 days
  • DUI-2nd:   7 days to 6 months in jail
  • DUI-3rd:   30 days to 12 months in jail
  • DUI-4th:  120 days minimum imprisonment without probation (Note: Class D Felony - 1 to 5 years imprisonment)


An “aggravating circumstance” includes, but is not limited to, circumstances such as:


  • Refusing to submit to testing
  • Driving the wrong way on a limited access highway
  • Driving 30 mph over the posted speed limit
  • Transporting passengers under 12 years of age
  • Causing an accident which results in death or serious physical injury


Do not take changes with your freedom.  Call Jim Kidney for a free consultation (859) 261-4700.


All Major Credit Cards Accepted!

Jim Kidney

40 E. 10th Street

Newport, Ky 41071

(859) 261-4700

After Hours (859) 391-7219









Business Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

By Appointment


Why Choose Our Office:

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Appointment Flexibility
  • Personal One-on-One Attention from the attorney
  • Reasonable Rates
  • Central location of office



Contact: 859-261-4700 :::

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. Contacting the law office of Jim Kidney does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.