Monthly Archives: December 2020

Does Someone Need Proof to Issue a Restraining Order Against Me?

Have you recently had some toxic relationship troubles? Or perhaps a person at work feels threatened by you? Maybe a family reunion over the holidays went bad at some point in the celebratory revelries? Regardless of the circumstances that got … Continue reading

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How are Federal Laws Different From State Laws?

If you were recently arrested in Indiana, you could be facing either misdemeanor or felony charges. At a basic level, misdemeanors are charges brought against you at a state level, while felonies are charges brought against you on a federal … Continue reading

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Will I Be Arrested for Writing a Bad Check?

When a person writes a check and presents it to a bank or merchant, and does so knowing that their bank account cannot cover it, they are committing a crime called check fraud. Passing a bad check can be defended … Continue reading

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Can I Be Arrested for Prank Calling?

Most Americans have gleeful childhood memories of prank calling neighbors and friends during sleep overs. But have you ever thought about how this seemingly innocent practical joke can lead to real life legal troubles? Generally, children and adolescents who make … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Fire Your Lawyer and Hire a New One

There are thousands of reasons why a client may want to fire their current lawyer and hire a new one. Of these countless reasons, there are 4 in particular that may indicate you are being poorly represented. Continue reading to … Continue reading

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What Does a Lawyer Do at a Preliminary Hearing?

When a person is arrested, the first court hearing they will have regarding their charges is called an arraignment, or first appearance. This hearing is usually held within 24 to 48 hours of the arrest, and generally takes place while … Continue reading

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