Legal Blog & Information

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

Investigators List 6 Potential Crimes in Lake Monroe Assault Case

The Associated Press (AP) has been following an incident that occurred at Lake Monroe over the July Fourth weekend. The AP requested and obtained a 68-page document from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources in response to a public records act request. In addition to state investigations, the FBI has confirmed that it is also… read more

Indianapolis Homicides Increased by Nearly 50% in First Half Of 2020

Many cities throughout the country have reported drops in crime rates during the coronavirus shut down. Indianapolis is no exception. Overall crime rates in the city have decreased by 10 percent during the first six months of 2020. However, when you look at the specific figures, the picture is much different. Burglary rates decreased by… read more

Indianapolis Sees 100th Homicide of the Year

Crime rates might have dropped during the coronavirus pandemic, but Indianapolis marked a sad milestone on June 18, 2020, that it did not hit until September of last year. The city marked its 100th homicide of the year. According to news reports, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department reported that a man was fatally shot around… 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

Age of Consent Laws in Indiana

The age of consent here in Indiana is 16. That means that if you’re 18 or older, you can get into serious legal trouble if you’re accused of having sexual contact with someone younger than 16. What Does Indiana Law Say About Sexual Conduct with a Minor? In the eyes of the law in the… read more

Can I get in Trouble for Breaking Holcomb’s Shelter in Place?

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is sweeping across countries and leaving a trail of disruption. The pandemic has spread to the U.S. and many states are leading the way to protect their citizens. One way that states are doing this is by declaring a shelter in place or stay at home order. As these are not… read more

Could We See Martial Law in Indiana Due to Coronavirus?

It is unlikely that Indiana’s Stay At Home order will lead to martial law. The shelter in place orders issued throughout the country are intended to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Even though we may be under a State of Emergency, governments are still able to maintain control. What is Martial Law? Martial law… 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 in Indiana?

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