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Navigating the Maze: What to Expect in a Personal Injury Claim

Personal injury claims arise when an individual is injured due to the negligence of another party.  Navigating through the complexities of a personal injury claim can be overwhelming, but understanding the key elements and the general process can help ease some of the stress.  In this blog, we’ll walk you through what to expect in a personal injury claim, providing you with insights into the various stages and considerations. Initial Consultation and Investigation: The journey…

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Can I get rid of my sexually violent predator designation and lifetime parole in Indiana?

We often get calls from individuals who are classified as sexually violent predators under Indiana law.  Oftentimes people are confused about why they are classified as a sexually violent predator when they were never told that at their sentencing hearing.  A person can be classified as a sexually violent predator under Indiana Code 35-38-1-7.5 if certain circumstances exist. Under Indiana Code 35-38-1-7.5(a), a sexually violent predator is defined as a person who suffers from a…

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Should I Hire an Attorney before I’m Charged?

Many people call our office wondering if it’s a good idea to hire an Indianapolis criminal defense attorney before they are officially charged by the prosecutor’s office. They have a million questions about what could happen and what has already happened. The majority of those questions revolve around what a lawyer can provide during that stage of the process. This blog will address the questions here. First and foremost, having a lawyer onboard ahead of…

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How do the holiday’s affect parenting time with my child?

As the holiday season approaches, many parents and families may be wondering how parenting time will be affected by the holiday season. You may have an order issued by the court which states how holidays are to be divided. However, in many cases, Courts may adopt the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines to determine holiday parenting time. In order to help establish an equal and balanced schedule, Indiana has outlined special guidance for holiday parenting time….

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“Miranda Warnings: Safeguarding Rights in the Criminal Justice System” 

Introduction: In today’s blog, we delve into a crucial aspect of criminal law that has shaped the landscape of individual rights—the Miranda warnings. Named after the landmark 1966 Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, these warnings have become synonymous with protecting individuals’ constitutional rights during interactions with law enforcement. This blog post aims to unravel the significance of Miranda warnings in a criminal case and their role in safeguarding the rights of the accused.  Understanding…

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