Criminal Defense

Do Ankle Bracelets Have Microphones?

Former NFL star Michael Vick wore one. Comedians Andy Dick and Tracy Morgan did, as well. Heck, even Lindsay Lohan had one. We’re talking about electronic monitoring devices – ankle bracelets – required to be worn by some suspects rather than spending time in jail. According to the most recent data, court-ordered use of GPS… read more

The Truth About Murder Laws in Indiana

Last year, there were 159 criminal homicides in Indianapolis – setting a record for the fourth year in a row. There have been 120 so far this year.  Facing charges for the death of another person in Indiana, though, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re being charged with murder.  Murder charges in most states are divided into… read more

What Does A Dismissal Without Prejudice Mean?

If you’re going to court for criminal charges, the best you can hear is “case dismissed.” A dismissal means the case has been thrown out without a conviction. This is good news if you are charged with anything from a first time DUI to domestic violence or theft. However, there are different types of dismissals and… read more