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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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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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4 Ways You Can Break the Law on Your Camping Trip

The end of summer is approaching, making it prime-time for camping trips. Just be sure to avoid any behaviors that are illegal under state and federal law while enjoying the wilderness with your friends and family. Remember: just because you … Continue reading

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A Comparison of Circuit and District Court Systems

The American judicial system is made up of several different court systems, all of which are further divided into state or federal courts. Two of the most common courts within the federal court system are circuit courts and district courts. … Continue reading

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Can a Child Be a Witness in a Criminal Case?

Each state has their own laws regarding child witnesses, including age requirements. From these varying laws, the common denominator is that every witness, regardless of age, must be competent and able to testify at trial. This same prerequisite applies to … Continue reading

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The 8 Phases of a Criminal Case

In a criminal case, there is standard series of developments you can expect to take place. The first phase always starts with an arrest of some sort, whether as a result of a warrant or an actual physical apprehension. Continue … Continue reading

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Indiana Filing Fees and Costs for Criminal Cases

If you are facing criminal charges, it is time to start educating yourself on all the legal processes and requirements surrounding your case. You can expect two of those requirements to be court costs and filing fees. The Indiana Supreme … Continue reading

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Proper Conduct for a Trial Witness

Whether a defendant or not, if you must testify as a witness in court over a criminal matter, it is important to conduct yourself responsibly. There are several things you should and should not do as a trial witness, especially … Continue reading

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The Basics of Criminal Discovery

When a person is accused of a crime, they have several rights according to our country‚Äôs Constitution. Of these rights, a common criminal process called discovery is not necessarily one of them. However, it is a process that can be … Continue reading

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