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Felony Murder—How It Is Possible to be Convicted of Murder Without Killing Anyone

The statute defining murder is very simple in Indiana.  In order to convict someone of murder, the State must prove that: The Defendant; Knowingly; Killed;read more

Interstate Compacts and Effects on Criminal Cases

Interstate compacts are agreements between states to enforce a policy that is not necessarily governed by federal law. Interstate compacts are one way that statesread more

Sentence Modification: Process, Requirements & Limitations

Once you are serving and/or were sentenced to a specific period, many people in society ask and wonder if there are any possible ways toread more

The Juvenile Delinquency Court Process in Indiana

Being charged with a crime is stressful. The criminal justice system can be a cumbersome, confusing process for anyone to navigate. This is true notread more

Should I post bail? What is a federal hold?

After charges have been filed against a person, a judge will then determine if a person is eligible to be released. If the court determinesread more

Teachers in the News: The Crime of Child Seduction

It seems like every single week, somewhere around the country, there is a local and/or national story about a teacher having an “inappropriate sexual relationshipread more

Self Defense in Indiana

The concept of self-defense in the state of Indiana is generally seen as an act that is recognized as a valid justification for an otherwiseread more

When is a Change of Venue Necessary in a Criminal Case?

Everyone has the right to a fair trial.  There are some circumstances in which a change of venue is necessary in order to preserve thisread more

How does divorce effect your estate planning?

One of the most overlooked topics when a couple divorcing is estate planning.  When a couple gets married and starts a family it is typicalread more

What Does An Expungement Do?

The expungement laws in Indiana went through a complete revitalization in July 2013 in what the state legislature deemed the “second chance law.” We haveread more