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How to Recover Emotionally After You Have Been Arrested

General

There’s a reason that people in police custody try to shield their faces from paparazzi and prying eyes while doing the “perp walk.” It’s humiliating to be shackled, duck into the back of a squad car, or pass through a phalanx of TV cameras as they enter a courthouse. The emotional impact of being arrested […]

What Not To Do If You’re Stopped on Suspicion of DUI

General

Just because you’re not in a car or truck doesn’t mean you’re off the hook when it comes to drinking and driving laws. An Indiana woman recently learned that lesson—the hard way—after smashing her golf cart through barricades at a street festival. Too Much Champagne? The incident took place in January at the Naples Art […]

DUI Charges in Indiana with a BAC Significantly Over the Legal Limit

General

If you’re facing a DUI charge in Indiana, you already know that it can be a stressful situation. You’re undoubtedly worried about what penalties you might face and how a conviction could affect your future. But if your blood alcohol level is significantly over the legal limit in Indiana, you may face additional charges. That’s […]

Rearrested Right After Getting Out of Jail? Here’s What You Shouldn’t Do

General

If you’ve recently been released from jail after an arrest or a conviction, you probably know that it’s a good idea to be on your best behavior. But what happens if you’re arrested again? A second arrest is a bad situation, and you want to avoid making it worse. In this article, we’ve collected our […]

Marijuana, Violence, & Crime: Is There a Link?

General

Many of us have a stereotypical view of people who use marijuana as chill slackers. If you’ve seen the movie The Big Lebowski, you may think that pot smokers are like “the Dude” and “the Dude abides,” he doesn’t get violent. But research shows that the stoner movie stereotype doesn’t hold true in real life. […]

Sexual Assault on Indiana University Campuses

General

For parents of college students and college students themselves, the issue of sexual assault on campus is a serious matter. Many students and parents in Indiana are rightly confused about how Indiana University handles sexual assault allegations through university disciplinary procedures and federal Title IX regulations governing campus sexual assault and violence. Despite widespread awareness […]

How Do Indiana and Federal Marijuana Laws Differ?

Criminal Defense

Recreational marijuana is now legal in 16 states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia. Despite loosening marijuana laws across the country, possession and distribution of marijuana are still illegal in Indiana and under federal law. However, if you’re facing charges for marijuana violations, the penalties you face will differ based on whether you’re […]

Injure a Cop or Destroy Police Property During a DUI? Here’s What May Happen

Criminal Defense

If you’re involved in a crash that destroys another car or injures someone, it can be scary, even if you don’t believe you’re at fault. But if you hit a police car or a police officer, you can face serious repercussions, and you’ll need an experienced Indiana DUI lawyer by your side. That’s what two […]

I Lost Consciousness During My Arrest: Can You Create a Defense?

Criminal Defense

An arrest is a frightening experience. But if you have little or no memory of your arrest because you lost consciousness during or after your arrest, events can be even more frightening. You’re undoubtedly worried about how to craft a defense with your attorney if you don’t remember what happened or what you may have […]

Defending Yourself from Assault Charges with Video evidence

Criminal Defense

If you’re arrested for hitting someone, you’re undoubtedly worried about what will happen and how you will defend yourself. In today’s world, it’s even possible that there’s video evidence of the incident. Between public and business surveillance cameras and everyone’s inclination to whip out a cell phone at the first hint of a conflict, it’s […]