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Summer Visitation: Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines

Winter time is almost over, and an important deadline is quickly approaching.  If you were granted parenting time pursuant to the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) then the time is upon you to start thinking about what parenting time you will be exercising with your kids during the summer months.  Pursuant to the Guidelines, April 1st is the deadline that the non-custodial parent has to notify the custodial parent of the parenting time that…

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Pre-trial Release Program Indiana

The purpose of bail is to assure that a defendant will appear for court hearings as well as trying to assure public safety all the while balancing the concept that a person is innocent until proven guilty.  In many circumstances, once an individual was arrested, they would have to remain in custody unless they were able to pay a certain amount of money in exchange for their release.  This concept obviously presents a fairness issue…

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Conditions of Probation & in Indiana

The most common result of being convicted of a crime is receiving a suspended sentence and being required to serve a period of probation.  While on probation there are numerous things the court may require a person to do.  In some circumstances, there are requirements that must be ordered but, in general, in addition to fees, the following is a list of things the court MAY order. That the person: (1) Work faithfully at suitable…

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Expunging DCS and CHINs Cases in Indiana

Expunging DCS and CHINs cases Under Indiana law, it is not just regular misdemeanor and felony cases that can be expunged and hidden (or in some cases removed) from you record. You can also remove DCS substantiated or unsubstantiated reports of abuse and Child in Need of Services (CHINs) cases from your record. While these two types of reports and cases may not seem to have an immediate effect on you after the matter is…

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Indiana Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Locations

When people are accused and/or convicted of an alcohol or drug based offense, often times their attorneys and/or the courts will require that that person complete an Alcohol or Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment. Below is a list of locations where those evaluations and classes can be found. These locations can also be utilized people that are seeking treatment unrelated to a court case or criminal charge. This by no means is an exhaustive list,…

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A Look at Field Sobriety Tests for Drunk Driving Investigation

Posted in On January 20, 2018

In our Pictograph below we take a look at what clues constitute a failure of the field sobriety tests that are normally conducted as part of a DUI or OWI arrest.  If you have questions about your DUI case give us a call 24/7 at (317) 870-0019.

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Indiana Guardianships

What is a guardianship? A guardianship is a legal action that allows a competent adult to make decisions on behalf of an incapacitated adult or minor child (“protected person”).  Guardianship can be over the person, over the estate, or over the person and estate of the protected person.   Guardianship over the person allows the guardian to make decisions including where the person resides, obtaining medical care, educational decisions, etc.  Guardianship over the estate addresses the…

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