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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

I Have Been Charged or Arrested for a Crime, Will I Have to Serve Jail Time?

This is one of the most common questions that we are asked when we are meeting with a new client.  The short answer, like almostread more

Mental Illness in Indiana Criminal Courts

For nearly two centuries, the concept of the “insanity defense” has been debated and changed in Indiana’s Appellate Courts.  Central to the debate is theread more

Non-resident Sex Registry Requirements in Indiana

Do I have to register in Indiana? Most people realize that when they are convicted of a sex offense, they also have to register inread more

Common Mistakes When Filing for Divorce

Filing for divorce is not easy for anyone. Whether we are going though emotional distress or we are trying to put a quick end toread more

New Sentencing Laws in Indiana

Sentencing: Senate Bill 64- Sentence modification: Courts must advise a defendant, before accepting a guilty plea, that the court will be bound by terms ofread more

New Driving, Alcohol & Drug Criminal Laws

Alcohol & Drug Laws: Senate Bill 13- Administration of overdose intervention drugs: Community corrections officers and probation officers may administer an overdose intervention drug, forread more

New Sex & Violence Offense Laws in Indiana 2018

Every July, the Indiana legislature adds new laws to our books.  Here at Banks & Brower we have provided a summary of the new Sexread more

Legal Separation in Indiana

Legal Separation in Indiana – Are you thinking about divorcing your spouse?  Is divorce something that is either impossible or improbable?  What are your options? read more

CBD Oil and DUI’s in Indiana

Can Consuming CBD Oil Result in a DUI in Indiana? As of July 1, 2018, the Indiana General Assembly has put into law language thatread more