September 2013

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A Look at How a Jury is Selected and the Rules Governing Them

Have you ever received notice to report for jury duty?  Have you ever had to appear in court for jury duty?  Have you ever been selected to actually sit on a jury?  Are you charged with a crime and just curious as to how the jury process works?  In this weeks blog the Indianapolis Criminal Defense Attorneys at Banks & Brower look at the rules governing the selection of a jury(as this blog is geared…

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How to Establish Paternity in Indiana

Establishing Paternity for a Child in Indiana – Whenever people hear the word paternity, they immediately think of Maury Povich and the infamous….”the results are in, and……. you ARE the father!” Of course that’s followed by tears, fists being thrown, cussing, and screaming, etc., etc. However, what most people don’t realize is that paternity, the process of establishing that a father is in fact the biological or legally assumed father of a child, can be…

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What is a Diversion? Do I Qualify?

So you have been arrested and charged with a misdemeanor.  You are likely a little scared and confused.  Most of all you are concerned about have a criminal conviction on your record.  Before you lose too much sleep, you might just qualify for a Diversion Agreement also referred to as Pre-trial Diversion. The Indianapolis Criminal Defense Attorneys at Banks & Brower take a look at diversion in this blog and how it may help you….

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The Common Arrests at Lucas Oil Stadium

Understanding the Most Common Arrests at Lucas Oil Stadium – One of best things to do during the fall season in Indianapolis is to go to Lucas Oil Stadium during NFL season and watch the Colts play (and ignore those Chicago Bears fans that would argue to the contrary). Whether you are a sports fan or not, there’s something magical about being in that stadium with your family and friends listening to the roar of the…

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A Look at Juvenile Crime and the Juvenile Court Process

If you have a child that is a tween or a teen or is going to be one some day, the concern over your child making the right choices and avoiding trouble has certainly crossed your mind.  But, kids are kids and they are going to screw up sometimes.  This week’s blog takes a look at the statutes that govern when a minor (under the age of 18) commits a criminal act. The Indianapolis Criminal…

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