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Breaking Down Common Local Government Issues: the FMLA, FFCRA, EFMLEA, and EPSLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) is a federal statute that provides eligible employees of covered employers with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified familyread more

What Authority Does the Indiana Governor Have to Issue the Stay at Home Order

We find ourselves living in very unusual times.  Who would have thought that a mere 3 months ago we would be entering into a periodread more

What you can protect during a bankruptcy?

Certain states allow the debtor to choose between their specific state exemptions and the federal bankruptcy exemptions, but Indiana is not one of those states.read more

Federal and Indiana State Considerations for Incarcerated Persons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we’ve discussed in previous blogs, the current environment we are living in with COVID-19 and individuals who find themselves in custody (be in followingread more

How Do the COVID-19 Restrictions Affect Parenting Time and Child Support?

COVID -19 is sending the world into a state of panic and distress, Indiana recently joined other States in releasing a Stay at Home Order.read more

A Discussion About Trial Evidence

There are two broad categories of evidence.  Direct evidence is evidence that stands on its own to prove a fact.  Circumstantial evidence is evidence thatread more

How Will the Coronavirus Affect my Criminal Case?

As we continue to face uncertain times regarding the coronavirus and its effects on all facets of our daily lives, many people facing criminal chargesread more

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