Criminal Law

Jury Nullification vs Article I, Section 19

Article I, Section 19 of the Indiana Constitution provides “[i]n all criminal cases, whatever, the jury shall have the right to determine the law andread more

Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Endangerment

Most people realize that when you drive while intoxicated with a BAC over a .08 in Indiana you can be charged with Operating a Vehicleread more

Second Crack at an Infraction or Ordinance Violation

Many people who receive traffic infractions or ordinance violations find that they don’t have much of an opportunity to actually contest them. Most of theread more

Can I Trust the Reviews I Read on Lawyers?

In the world we all live in, we live and die by the internet — no doubt. When we need to buy things, where doread more

House Bill 1296 – Is it now Legal to Carry a Handgun in Indiana without a Permit?

On March 21, 2022, Governor Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1296, which allows individuals to carry a handgun in public without a permit inread more

Understanding Credit Time in Criminal Cases

Whenever someone is sentenced in a criminal case in Indiana, the Court takes great concern to appropriately and accurately apply any credit time the defendantread more

Beware the Penalties of Multiple DUIs

The term DUI is actually a bit of a misnomer in Indiana. In Indiana, we call it Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, or “OVWI”. Stateread more

Violation of Probation Penalties & Timelines In Indiana

Most people realize that when you are serving a suspended sentence on probation that if you violate the terms of that probation, the State ofread more

The Defense of Entrapment in Indiana

Entrapment is an affirmative (or complete) defense to criminal charges.  While the state must always prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt, the evidentiary burdenread more

Does Indiana Have Degrees of Murder?

When someone dies and it’s at the hands of another person, unless the killing was justified, the person committing the killing will normally be chargedread more