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What You Need to Know About Aggravating Factors in a Criminal Case

As a person facing criminal charges, it is in your best interest to learn as much as you can about what to expect from the criminal justice process. This is especially important for those facing criminal charges that involve aggravating … Continue reading

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Is a Plea Bargain the Same as a Plea Deal?

If you are facing criminal charges, it is very likely that you will be offered some alternatives to the maximum penalties for your crimes if you plead guilty. Before taking any chances on your rights and your freedoms, be sure … Continue reading

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The Legal Penalties for Visiting a Common Nuisance

Did you know that your presence alone can get you charged with a crime even if you’re innocent? It’s called “Visiting a Common Nuisance”, which also relates to similar crimes called, “A Place of Common Nuisance” and “Maintaining a Common … Continue reading

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How Indiana Classifies Felony Offenses

If you are facing serious criminal charges, especially ones that are considered “wobblers”, meaning they can be a felony or misdemeanor depending on your plea deal, presiding judge, defense lawyer, and more, it is important that you understand just how … Continue reading

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Can I Go to Jail for Keying a Car?

Property vandalism is a crime, and cars are property. What does this mean for someone who got revenge by taking a key to their ex-friend’s ride? It means legal consequences, and even possible jail time. Continue reading to learn how … Continue reading

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Is Peeping Tom a Real Law in Indiana?

We’ve all heard of a “peeping Tom”; but what does it really mean? And furthermore, is it a real crime recognized by the state of Indiana? These are common questions asked by both suspected victims and perpetrators of privacy offenses. … Continue reading

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Answers to Your Questions About Public Defenders

When facing criminal charges in the United States, a defendant is given the privilege of choosing between public or private criminal defense. By opting for a public defender, a person is not obligated to pay for lawyer fees. But there … Continue reading

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The Indiana Rule For Domestic Violence

Domestic violence calls happen every minute, all across the nation. When these calls occur, the judicial process that takes place afterwards depends on several factors, namely the state. Domestic violence laws vary from state to state, but here in Indiana, … Continue reading

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State and Federal Penalties for Getting Caught With Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug offenses have become an increasing epidemic, both nationally and internationally, within the past decade. Whether a person is taking prescribed drugs without a prescription, or abusing them as a result of a dependency, Indiana does not see drug … Continue reading

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Can You Go to Jail for Not Paying Your Debts?

If you are fearful of going to jail because you have not been able to pay off your cable bill or keep up with your car payments, you will be relieved to learn that the United States outlawed debtors’ prisons … Continue reading

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