Understanding Indiana’s Synthetic Drug Laws & Penalties
Synthetic drugs, like spice and bath salts, are artificial substances that can replicate the effects of marijuana or cocaine. But they can be more toxic and dangerous than the real thing, resulting in severe injuries or death. Previously, Indiana’s synthetic…Read Article
Reducing Time Served with Good Time Credit
Many people convicted of criminal offenses in Indiana are surprised to learn that it is possible to reduce your sentence through good time credit. Through good behavior during your imprisonment, you earn days off your sentence. If you abide by…Read Article
The Rules for Indiana Traffic Stops
The police have specific rules and regulations they must follow in addition to the law when they are conducting traffic stops. Unfortunately, many drivers are unaware of their rights. This leads to police taking advantage of drivers through illegal searches,…Read Article
5 Myths About Indiana OWIs
Driving under the influence (DUI), or operating while intoxicated (OWI) as it is called in Indiana is a serious charge with serious consequences. An OWI conviction can result in steep fines, a suspended license, jail time, getting fired, and a…Read Article
How to Expunge Your Record In Indiana?
A criminal record follows you everywhere. It could be limiting your job opportunities, despite being qualified. Even long after a past mistake, you might still feel like you’re being penalized. So why can’t your criminal record stop holding you back?…Read Article
GPS Monitoring in Indianapolis
Everyone has seen someone around town wearing an ankle monitor. And while these less than fashionable accessories are more common than ever in Indianapolis, if you need to sport a GPS monitor as a condition of your release, you better…Read Article
Know Your Rights: Can the Police Stop Me on the Street?
Since the tragic deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Jacob Blake in Kenosha, WI, and countless others there’s been a lot of attention on the police and what exactly they can and cannot do. The police have a lot of…Read Article
When Is Check Fraud a Felony?
Fraud refers to any time you purposefully deceive someone for financial gain. Check fraud is specificaly using checks to commit the fraud. Some common types of check fraud are: Forgery – Signing a check without authorization or endorsing a check…Read Article
Pros & Cons of Accepting a Plea in Indiana
When charged with a crime, you always have the right to a jury trial. But the vast majority of people forgo this right in favor of a plea agreement. The reasons for taking a plea vary on the situation, but…Read Article
5 Ways to Defend Against Fraud Charges
Fraus is a serious crime in Indiana, and the penalties are harsh. However, mistakes and misunderstandings lead to fraud charges all of the time. Remember, an accusation is not a conviction, and there ways to help your case. Most require…Read Article