Distinguishing Between OVWI Charges

Although DUIs (or OVWIs in Indiana) are unfortunately all too common, there are several charges that can be brought based on the circumstances, and theread more

Making Sense of Russell v. State and its Impact on Home Detention Sentences

A sentence for a criminal offense can be either executed or suspended.  When a sentence is suspended, some or part of the sentence is typicallyread more

How to Obtain Specialized Driving Privileges After Refusing a Chemical Test

Under Indiana law, a court may grant certain persons convicted or accused of motor vehicle related crime, such as DUI/OVWI, a legal remedy called “Specializedread more

The Anatomy of a Jury Trial

Jury trials are often dramatized on television and in movies.  The plot of several popular TV shows revolves around the courtroom drama between prosecutors, witnesses,read more

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

You have been charged with a crime.  It is probably one of the most stressful times you have ever had in your life.  You mayread more

Felony? Misdemeanor? Infraction? What Does It All Mean?

In the State of Indiana whenever someone is charged with an offense, they will fall into one of three categories: 1. Felony, 2. Misdemeanor, orread more

Depositions in Criminal Cases

Many people have heard of depositions, but it is surprising the number of times witnesses are unfamiliar with what they are, the purpose behind them,read more

Sentence Modification

Indiana Code 35-38-1-17, titled, “Reduction or Suspension of Sentence”, can be used to ask a Court to modify your sentence. This statute divides offenders intoread more

Indiana’s Implied Consent Law & What Happens If I Refuse Breathalyzer in a DUI Stop?

A common misconception we hear from clients is that they believed they weren’t legally required to submit to an officer’s tests while being investigated forread more

What to Expect when Entering Home Detention in Marion County, IN

Many people prefer home detention/house arrest to jail, but then come to realize there is hardly any information regarding what to expect both online andread more