Category Archives: Criminal Defense

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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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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Factors That Affect Jail Sentences

After being arrested or charged with a crime, there are handfuls of common questions that start to go through your mind. Some of the most commonly asked questions has to with jail time. Defendants want to know whether or not … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Defense Attorneys

If you are preparing to hire a criminal defense attorney, you are likely filled with a whole list of questions. After all, there are probably hundreds of defense lawyers to choose from in your town, making the task seemingly perplexing. … Continue reading

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FAQS About Indiana Criminal Courts

If you are currently facing criminal charges, it is likely that you are nervously awaiting your trial hearing. And just like many other defendants facing criminal charges, you have questions and concerns about the criminal court process and the potential … Continue reading

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How to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

Hiring a lawyer for your criminal case is not something you necessarily want to do, but it is something you need to do, and as soon as possible. A private criminal defense lawyer is your best chance at avoiding the … Continue reading

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Should I Take a Police Lie Detector Test?

Law enforcement investigators utilize a variety of resources and methods to get the truth from suspects in question. One of the most popular tools they use is a lie detector test. If you are facing serious criminal charges,especially for felony … 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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