Thursday, March 7, 2013

KYCOA Feb 22 - Dehart - Conflicting Advice on Parole

James Dehart v. Commonwealth, COA 2/22/13, to be published

Misadvice regarding parole eligibility is “gross misadvice” pursuant to Padilla v. Kentucky.  Mr. Dehart was entitled to withdraw his guilty plea when the record showed he was given confusing and conflicting advice on parole eligibility.

Contributed by Erin Yang