Category Archives: Criminal Law

Can I Get Arrested For My Friend’s Drugs?

Let’s say you were at your friend’s apartment, and the cops are called. If your friend has drugs there, do you think you would get in trouble for them too? Well, it could happen. The crime is known as being … Continue reading

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Is it Illegal to Insult a Cop?

If a person insults a police officer, can they be cited, detained, arrested, or charged with a crime? Continue reading to find out what might happen after insulting a cop to their face in Indiana. What Happens After Insulting a … Continue reading

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Possible Penalties and Convictions for Making Counterfeit Money

When you are breaking the law, you usually know it. But what you can’t accurately imagine are the possible penalties for your crimes if ever caught and convicted. As for counterfeiting U.S. money, the scope of consequences and convictions are … Continue reading

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Can My Civil Case Lead to Criminal Charges?

Most people wouldn’t think that entering into a civil lawsuit or mediation would wind up with them facing charges in criminal court, however these scenarios do happen. Continue reading to learn when, and what you should do if your civil … Continue reading

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Do I Have to Consent to a K9 Sniff Search?

In the criminal defense field, defendants always have questions and concerns regarding the legalities of open-air K-9 dog sniff searches. The truth of the matter is, K-9 dog sniff searches do take place, and often enough. Moreover, the facts surrounding … Continue reading

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What are the Different Phases of a Criminal Case?

The criminal prosecution process is just that; a process that unfolds itself in a series of consecutive phases. If you are facing criminal charges, you will soon become a part of this predictable procession of events. Continue reading to learn … Continue reading

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Restrictions to the Indiana Criminal Record Expungement Process

After expunging your criminal records, you can legally deny any past arrests or charges to employers, landlords, and more. But there are certain limitations to criminal record expungement, and for those who wish to conceal their arrest records, it is … Continue reading

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Can I Get Arrested for an FTA?

Criminal court dates are mandatory. When a person is facing criminal charges, or is involved in a criminal proceeding, they are legally obligated to show up for all court hearings. Missing a court date is referred to as a “failure … Continue reading

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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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Important Bail Bond FAQS to Review Before Hiring a Lawyer

If you are ever faced with a legal situation that requires you to bail a loved one or yourself out of jail, it is important to have a basic understanding of what to expect. Bailing a friend or loved one … Continue reading

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