Monthly Archives: October 2019

The 3 Parts of the Federal Government

Whether facing criminal charges, preparing for a citizenship exam, or simply curious about our country’s governmental workings, you are wise to learn the three parts of our federal system. Continue reading to review some basic facts surrounding each part of … Continue reading

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Will I Go to Jail for Writing a Bad Check?

When someone uses a checking account to pay for something, but they have insufficient funds in the account they are paying with, it is referred to as writing a bad check, or bouncing a check. But under state and federal … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Car Theft and Grand Theft Auto

Last week, we cleared up the confusion regarding the difference between burglary crimes and robbery crimes. Today, we will continue the discussion of Indiana theft laws and penalties by outlining the difference between two very common types of theft that … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Robbery and Burglary

Theft is an umbrella offense, meaning it is a category that encompasses a larger scope of crimes. Two of the most common types of theft crimes are burglary and robbery. In fact, you have likely watched movies depicting sneaky burglars … Continue reading

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Can a Cop Arrest a Kid?

Most might laugh at the idea of a police officer handcuffing and detaining a kid. But the truth is, “kids” are arrested every day, and for a wide range of criminal infractions and offenses. The key here when answering the … Continue reading

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Marion County Grants Legal Leniency for Minor Marijuana Offenses

A BIG announcement was made yesterday by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office regarding simple marijuana cases. Continue reading to learn more about the legendary changes made to the Marion County laws surrounding minor marijuana possession and consumption. Standard Marijuana Penalties … Continue reading

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