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What You Need to Know About Misdemeanor Charges

Criminal acts range in severity, from minor infractions to major offenses, which is why the law breaks down crimes into two chief categories: felonies and misdemeanors. Anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime is called a misdemeanant, whereas anyone convicted of … Continue reading

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Can I Get Arrested for CBD Oil?

Although there are many United States local governments that have legalized medical and/or recreational cannabis use under state law, Indiana is not yet one of them. However, on July 1st earlier this year, the Indiana General Assembly did approve the … Continue reading

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Facts About Indiana Death Penalty

The death penalty, also known as “capitol punishment”, is the most severe judicial penalty that can be handed down to a convict. Only those convicted of murder are eligible to be sentenced to death, but not all will face such … Continue reading

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Indiana Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws for Felonies and Misdemeanors

Criminal Statute of Limitations are a set of laws that regulate the amount of time state prosecutors have to file criminal charges against a suspected criminal. Each state has such regulations, including our own. Continue reading to learn more about … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Arrest Warrants and Bench Warrants

When the state has valid evidence that a person has committed a crime, a warrant will be issued for their arrest. In other circumstances, a person may be issued a warrant for something other than their arrest, such as a … Continue reading

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What are My Rights at Trial?

When a person is charged with a crime, most often, they will eventually enter into a plea deal in return for a lesser charge and/or penalties; unless of course, their case is dismissed entirely. However, some defendants choose to fight … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Pre-File Investigations

Not all crimes are witnessed by police, but that does not mean that a suspect gets away with it. When law enforcement does not personally witness a crime being committed, but suspects a specific person of committing the said crime, … Continue reading

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7 Probable Court Orders While on Probation

After being convicted of a state criminal charge, a judge may sentence a defendant to probation in place of jail time. Being on probation is a much better outcome than jail, however, there are still strict terms and conditions that … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Attorney David E. Lewis Will FIGHT Your Drug Possession Charges!

Many people turn to drugs as a way to cope with daily life struggles and emotional turmoil, but Indiana law looks at drug use, possession, and distribution as a crime. Until the government sees that our drug epidemic is a … Continue reading

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Examples of Federal Laws That Conflict With State Laws

Just because an act is legal under state law does not mean it is legal under Federal law, and vice versa. Continue reading to learn a couple of examples that fit this scenario, as well as, what you should do … Continue reading

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