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Misdemeanor Resisting Law Enforcement in Indiana

There are two primary ways in which the state charges individuals with misdemeanor resisting law enforcement.  Typically, resisting law enforcement is thought of in theread more

COVID-19 and Your Criminal Case

On December 15, the Indiana Supreme Court issued a new order suspending jury trials until March 1, 2021. This new order can (and likely will)read more

What is a Reasonable Attorney’s Fee?

Many times, when people call around looking for lawyers, they are also looking at the cost of each one when doing comparisons. While pricing isread more

The Mistake of Fact Defense

Many crimes require what is known as “mens rea.” The literal translation of mens rea is “guilty mind.” In the realm of criminal litigation, mensread more

The Crime of Assisting a Criminal

An area of law that is frequently confused is the difference between the legal theory of accomplice liability and the crime of assisting a criminal. read more

What Constitutional Rights do I Waive by Pleading Guilty?

Obviously, when a defendant pleads guilty in a criminal case, they understand they are going to be waiving certain rights, even some constitutional protections/rights. Forread more

2020 Changes to the Indiana Specialized Driving Privilege and Hardship License Law

Under Indiana Law, courts may order the suspension of a person’s driving privileges in lieu of criminal charges or an ongoing investigation. Indiana drivers whoseread more

What is the Indiana Risk Assessment System or IRAS?

When people are being sentenced to a state crime in Indiana to a Level 6 or higher, many times courts will order what is referredread more

What is the Difference Between Competency and Sanity?

An area of law that is often confused is the concept of competency to stand trial versus insanity.  While these two concepts are often related,read more

A question and answer perspective of a family member whose loved one is facing a sex crime and jail

I would like to share my story not because it is so unique, but because, I believe, it is all too common.  To set theread more