Criminal Defense

Is It Legal to Own a Pet Sloth in Indiana?

Sloths are awfully cute. They are slow-moving mammals native to Central and South American rainforests. The two-toed sloth has an average life span of 20 to 30 years and when bought as an exotic pet, are usually bred in captivity. They have a complex diet and can be difficult to maintain as they need trees… read more

Indiana Gun Laws

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution gives all citizens the right to bear arms. This includes Indiana residents. However, each state has taken it upon itself to govern the keeping and bearing of arms within its borders.  While some might argue that the Second Amendment gives citizens broad gun ownership rights, the reality… read more

Can You Be Prosecuted for Causing Someone’s Suicide in Indiana?

Suicide is a serious health problem in the United States. It was the tenth leading cause of death in 2018. Over 48,000 people committed suicide that year.  Suicide is defined as taking your life by causing harm to yourself with the intent of ending your life. Since suicide involves someone taking their own life through… read more

What If I Was Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence in any context must be taken seriously by all involved. Unfortunately, abuse can and does occur in troubled relationships. Because it can be difficult to sort out who did what in highly volatile relationships, it is important that we all look carefully at allegations and evidence of domestic abuse. Unfounded allegations of domestic… read more

How to Know if You Hire a Good or Bad Criminal Defense Attorney

It is no secret that a good criminal defense attorney is one of the keys to putting up a robust defense. A skilled criminal defense attorney will know what to do at each step of your case, from interviewing witnesses and filing motions on your behalf, to negotiating a plea deal and representing you in… read more

How Safe Is Indianapolis?

Each year, more than 29 million tourists visit Indianapolis. That was good enough for the city to claim the number 15 spot on a recent listing of most popular U.S. cities for tourists. Whether it’s to experience the country’s largest gaming convention, the Indy 500, the Big Ten Football Championship Game, or an NFL scouting… read more

Five Questions You Should Ask During Interactions with the Police

Imagine that you are walking down the street and a police officer stops you and begins to ask you questions. They may interrogate you and make you feel like you have to comply with them and that you cannot leave. If this is the case, remember that you do have rights and there are several… read more

What Happens If You Get an Out of State Warrant for Arrest?

A warrant is a document that is issued by a court that gives police permission to take some specific action. There are several different types of warrants including searching a location or person, arresting someone, or seize a piece of property. They are detailed documents that only allow for certain actions. Any evidence collected or… read more

What is a Hung Jury?

In early January, an Indiana man facing murder and robbery charges learned he would have to face another trial after the jury said it was hung. Although they cleared him of the robbery charge, the jury could not reach a decision on the one for murder. So, what exactly does that mean? It’s not unusual… read more

Can You Be Arrested For Flipping Off the Cops?

Have you ever had the urge to let police officers know how you really feel? We understand. It’s perfectly normal to want to vent or express your frustration after what you feel is unfair treatment by a police officer. Is sticking out your middle finger, though, crossing the line? It may be legal, but it’s… read more