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May 21, 2017

Best Criminal Attorneys in Indiana

Top 10 Factors in Finding the Best Criminal Lawyer in Indiana – One of the main questions a defendant asks when facing a potential criminal offense is, “who is the best criminal defense attorney in Indiana?” And, if you think about it, that makes sense. Criminal cases have the potential to have lifelong consequences. So, it leads to reason that anyone who is facing a criminal offense is going to try to track down the best criminal attorney for their particular case. The list below is meant as a quick guide to finding the best lawyer for you in any given situation. Obviously, choosing a lawyer is a very personal decision. Many factors go into deciding who to hire…and, while […]
May 16, 2017

What to do if you have an HTV suspension

Habitual Traffic Violator Law   Quite frankly, one of the most pertinent things is to have the ability to drive! Whether it is to school, work, or even just to go out and socialize with friends. Have you ever had your license taken, and did not have the means to do these things – for a substantial amount of time? There is nothing more frustrating than not having a license to legally drive. It can be analogous to being on punishment – not being able to voluntarily leave when you please, have to wait longer timeframes for friends to offer a ride, or even go through the stress of catching a bus in time.   Usually, criminal attorneys denounce revoking […]
May 7, 2017

Child Custody Agreements with No Child Support

Are Child Support Agreements with No Child Support Legal?  – “We have reached an agreement that neither parent will pay child support.”   That is a common statement made by clients as they are navigating family law.  It is heard in divorce and paternity cases.  However, the reality is child support is a right of the child, not of the parent.  A parent cannot waive something that does not belong to them.   Child support exists as an operation of law, not as a contracted term.   Basically, the state has an interest in protecting children and ensuring they are supported and have the basic necessities.  The enforcement of child support also lessens the welfare burden on the rest of the citizens.  Parents […]
April 30, 2017

Miranda and DUI Checkpoints

A quick look at the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in State of Indiana v. David Brown on whether Miranda warnings apply to DUI checkpoints. – On March 2, 2017, the Indiana Supreme Court determined, as a matter of first impression, that Miranda warnings are not required when a driver was detained at a sobriety checkpoint. This case stemmed from a 2013 incident where the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department established a checkpoint to apprehend and deter intoxicated drivers.  David Brown was riding his motorcycle and happened to enter the checkpoint.  After he entered the checkpoint, he came into contact with an officer who observed that Brown:  had red, watery eyes; that he struggled to get his license out; that he had […]
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