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A Look at Drug Related Crimes

Offense Related to Controlled Substances In this blog, we take a look at some of the offense involving controlled substances. The most common criminal acts related to controlled substances involve dealing, possessing, or manufacturing the controlled substance. The level of severity varies with both the specific act and the type of controlled substance involved. Dealing and manufacturing come with the highest criminal penalties to deter people from bringing these drugs to the market in the…

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Fishers Satellite Office NOW OPEN

Banks & Brower’s Fishers satellite office is now open for appointments. The main office remains on 96th Street in Indianapolis. The Fishers office is located near 141st and S.R. 37 and will be by appointment only. If you call to make an appointment and the Fishers’ location is more convenient to you, simply let our receptionist know. This location may be more convenient for our clients from Fishers, Noblesville, Hancock County, Madison County and other…

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Arrested in Fishers, Noblesville, Carmel or Anywhere Else in Hamilton County, Indiana: a Look at Defending Your Criminal Case

With the announcement of our new satellite office located in Fishers, Indiana, today’s blog looks at what will happen if you are arrested in Hamilton County, Indiana, whether it be Fishers, Carmel, Noblesville, Cicero, Atlanta or any other part of the county. There are a variety of arrests that are common in these communities.  Due to having Klipsch Music Center (formerly known as Verizon Wireless and Deer Creek) a number of the arrests are alcohol…

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A Look at Indiana’s Small Claims Process

We’ve all seen it on TV, two parties yelling at each other before a judge like Judge Judy, Judge Joe Brown, or Judge Mathis. And, inevitably, the judge yells back, makes both parties feel stupid, and then arbitrarily picks a side to believe. Then, most enjoyably, there is a post-proceeding interview with an awkward engagement between the parties….priceless. Though the small claims process is glorified for TV ratings in those shows, the formalities aren’t much…

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A Look at the Most Commonly Charged White Collar Crimes In Indiana

The term “white collar crime” is just what it suggests. It’s a phrase used to describe criminal acts that are done in and around a corporate/government setting by those directly or indirectly involved in the operation of that business and/or government agency (more often than not). Typically, we hear the term “white collar crime” when used in association with non-hourly jobs or non-manual labor related jobs, but the truth is, if the crime revolves around…

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The Top 10 Misconceptions of the Indiana Criminal Justice System

Its New Years time, so its mandatory to do some sort of top 10 list right?  For this weeks blog we will look at some of the Misconceptions about the criminal justice system.  This is our top ten, certainly open to interpretation and additions. The Criminal Justice System ALWAYS gets it right No system is perfect.  Perfection is a great goal to strive for, especially when we talk about taking away someone’s freedom, but it…

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