Criminal Law

What Could I Get Arrested For at a Protest?

In light of recent events, mass protests have sparked up across the nation still reeling from the COVID-19 Pandemic. The death of George Floyd hasread more

The Continued Evolution of the Insanity Defense in Indiana: A Look at the Most Recent Court Decisions

Whenever the insanity defense is asserted in Indiana, the Court will appoint mental health experts to complete an evaluation of the Defendant.  The ultimate purposeread more

Is Probation the Best Option for Me – the Answer isn’t Always Obvious:

Probation can be and often is a great option for people who have been convicted of a crime, especially if the prospect of jail orread more

What Are Depositions and Why Are They Important?

Knowing how to best attack the prosecution’s case is a vital skill for any defense attorney.  As discussed previously in this blog, there are tworead 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 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

Should I post bail? What is a federal hold?

After charges have been filed against a person, a judge will then determine if a person is eligible to be released. If the court determinesread more

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