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Statutory Rape Charges and Defenses in Indiana
January 13, 2021 | Sex Crimes
The age of consent for sexual acts in Indiana is 16 years. Therefore, it is illegal for an adult to have sexual intercourse or engage in any sexual activity with a child under the age of 16 years. It does not matter whether or not the minor consented to the sexual activity or not. What… read more
Is It Legal to Own a Pet Sloth in Indiana?
December 29, 2020 | Criminal Defense
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
What Happens to My Medical License If I Get a DUI in Indiana?
December 22, 2020 | DUI Defense
Doctors often work long hours in high-stress conditions. Unfortunately, high-stress occupations can lead to alcohol and substance abuse. Data show higher rates of alcohol abuse among doctors than the overall U.S. population. Getting a DUI can be distressing for anyone. In addition to penalties like a suspended driver’s license, you may have trouble getting car… read more
Indiana Gun Laws
December 15, 2020 | Criminal Defense
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?
December 8, 2020 | Criminal Defense
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?
November 28, 2020 | Criminal Defense
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
5 Things to Know if You Are Falsely Accused
November 12, 2020 | Indiana Law
Being falsely accused of a crime means you have been accused of a crime you did not commit. Unfortunately, this is more common than one might think and happens across a range of crimes, from theft to sex crimes to homicide. The injustice can make you feel angry and helpless. It’s understandable that you might… read more
How to Know if You Hire a Good or Bad Criminal Defense Attorney
November 4, 2020 | Criminal Defense
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 Should I Handle Out of State DUI Charges?
September 24, 2020 | DUI Defense
Facing DUI charges can be a stressful and life-altering experience. That anxiety and stress are compounded when the charges are in a state other than your home state. While you may know and understand the DUI laws in your home state well, you are also required to be aware of DUI laws and other traffic… read more
Is It Legal to Live in a Camper in Your Backyard in Indiana?
September 10, 2020 | Indiana Law
Recreational vehicles (RVs) are becoming more popular as people search for inexpensive living arrangements. The benefit of living in an RV full-time is that you can move your home whenever you desire. You can travel throughout Indiana and the United States. With more people telecommuting instead of working in an office, purchasing an RV may… read more