Criminal Law

Statute of Limitations on Auto Accidents: The Time Limit on Filing a Claim

In 2019, there were approximately 50,000 people who were injured in auto accidents in the State of Indiana alone. The likelihood of being in anread more

How do Juveniles get into Adult Court?

Most people realize that juveniles are treated differently than adults in criminal cases. Even the Supreme Court has gone out of its way to issueread more

Burglary vs. Robbery in Indiana: What’s the Difference?

The crimes of burglary and robbery are often confused.  Many people believe that burglary is synonymous with robbery.  In fact, the elements of these tworead more

What Happens When The Police Arrive At My Home With A Search Warrant?

If police officers arrive at your home with a search warrant, it will obviously be a very stressful, difficult, and possibly chaotic time. As such,read more

Indiana Licensure Process on Carrying a Handgun–What You Need to Know

Purchasing and possessing a firearm in Indiana is a legal process that requires one to know the licensure process and the appeals process should one’sread more

Should I Waive My Jury Trial to a Bench Trial or Request a Jury on my Misdemeanor?

As most everyone knows, if you are charged with a felony in Indiana, you are guaranteed a jury trial. In fact, it is such aread more

What is the Defense of Duress?

From time to time, we received calls asking questions about the defense of duress.  In Indiana, duress is an affirmative defense defined by statute.  Anread more

Marijuana DUI: An Affirmative Defense

Pursuant to Indiana Code 9-30-5-1 there are three ways a person can be charged with operating while intoxicated. First, operating a vehicle with an alcoholread more

False Accusations in Sex Offense Cases

It is upsetting to think that sometimes people are falsely accused of committing a crime.  Unfortunately, false accusations do happen and sometimes criminal charges areread more

Indiana Sex Registry: Do I Have to Register for 10 Years or Life

As complicated as the Indiana Sex Registry statutes are, we thought it made sense to simplify all the statutes, exceptions, and nuanced factors into simple,read more