Legal Blog & Information

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

5 Things to Know if You Are Falsely Accused

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

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 court…. read more

How Should I Handle Out of State DUI Charges?

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?

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

White River Township Firefighter Arrested for DUI

Johnson County police officers arrested a White River Township firefighter on charges of drunk driving. According to reports, the firefighter was speeding on May 9, 2020, when a deputy pulled him over. Raymond W. Denson of Greenwood faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. A deputy stopped Denson for speeding on County Line… read more

How Does Bail Work in Indiana?

When someone is arrested, a top concern is how to get out of jail as quickly as possible. Posting bail allows a person to leave jail and remain out of jail pending the outcome of the criminal case. In Indiana, there are several ways to post bail. How is Bail Decided in Indiana? When police… read more

IMPD Investigating Fatal Shooting on Indy’s East Side

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is investigating a double shooting in East Indianapolis. The shoot happened on August 2, 2020, around 7:45 that evening. Police found two individuals suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds close to the intersection of North Franklin Road and East 34th Street. Police responded to another shooting on… read more

How Hard is it to Pass the Indiana Bar Exam?

Indiana is one of the couple dozen states that have not adopted the Uniform Bar Examination developed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). That does not necessarily mean that the Indiana bar exam is more or less difficult than the UBE.  The bar exam is standard for all applicants in Indiana. How difficult… read more