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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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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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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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Frequently Asked Questions About State and Federal Crimes

There are two main levels of judicial court in the United States: Federal and State. Although the two courts are much different from one another, there are several key similarities too. If you are currently facing criminal charges, you 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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The Importance of Witness Depositions in a Criminal Case

One of the most important strategies to be skilled at as a criminal defense attorney is attacking the prosecution’s case against their client. After all, the whole purpose of hiring a private defense lawyer is to avoid the maximum charges … Continue reading

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What is Probable Cause?

In the criminal law world, the term “probable cause” is heard often. Perhaps you have heard it in crime movies or police shows as well, but have never really understood its meaning. Well today, we will discuss the meaning of … Continue reading

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Types of Specialized Criminal Courts in Indiana

In Indiana, there are two primary types of court cases, civil and criminal. Most civil cases involve a plaintiff suing for restitution or compensation. Common examples are divorce and child custody cases. In contrast, criminal cases involve enforcing laws and … Continue reading

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David E. Lewis Attorney at Law Launches a Brand New Criminal Defense Website!

Check out our new website that is easy to navigate and full of useful information! Get information regarding all types of criminal charges, as well as, probation violations, warrants, FTA’s, expungement, and much more! David E. Lewis is a seasoned … Continue reading

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