Category Archives: Felony Charges

FAQS About Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Infractions

Whether on a state or federal level, all crimes fall under one of three categories of offenses. Each category differs in severity of crime, level of punishments, and much more. We are talking about felonies, misdemeanors, and infractions. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Brief Explanation of Indiana Gun Laws

When the topic of gun ownership comes up, everyone’s primary concern is safety, whether a gun owner or part of the general public. Indiana, like all other states, use a system of laws and regulations that consider both public safety … Continue reading

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Are Murder Charges the Same as Manslaughter Charges?

Murder and manslaughter are not the same type of crime, yet, there isn’t always a clear line between them. Continue reading to learn the difference between murder charges and manslaughter charges, including a brief explanation of involuntary and voluntary manslaughter. … Continue reading

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What is the Indiana Implied Consent Law?

When a driver is arrested for a drunk driving offense in Indiana, the most important piece of evidence law enforcement can collect at the scene is the driver’s blood alcohol level, or BAC. This simple, numeric figure is vital to … Continue reading

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How Do Proffer Agreements Work in Federal Criminal Law?

When a defendant is facing criminal charges on a federal level, they may benefit from a legal contract known as a proffer agreement. Continue reading to learn what a proffer agreement is, how it works, and when you might need … Continue reading

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Indiana Incarceration Times for Misdemeanor and Felony Convictions

Your first priority after being charged with a crime is to contact a lawyer and schedule a consultation to discuss your case and learn your rights. This consultation will also help you understand how to protect yourself during the criminal … Continue reading

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Facts About Immunity in Criminal Cases

Our country’s Constitution gives every United States Citizen various liberties and freedoms. One of which that has to do with criminal charges is our 5th amendment, which protects criminal suspects from self-incrimination. What does that mean for those facing criminal … Continue reading

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Indiana Penalties for Arson Crimes

When someone intentionally sets fire to something of value by means of fire, explosives, or destructive device, and property damage results, they have committed the crime of arson. Arson is NOT the crime of intentionally setting fire to cause bodily … Continue reading

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When You Might Go to Jail for a DUI

Drunk driving and intoxicated driving charges are very serious, and the law uses such cases to set an example. But not all drunk driving convictions result with a jail sentence. In fact, with a good Indiana criminal defense lawyer representing … Continue reading

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How Can I Get a Job if I Have a Felony?

People make mistakes. But this is what makes us human. Fortunately, we also have the ability to learn from our mistakes. Perhaps this is the reason why the law gives past offenders an opportunity to clean up their criminal record … Continue reading

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