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He Said, She Said: Finding the Truth

According to statistics from the FBI 2019 Crime in the United States report, there were 2,475 total reported rape incidents in Indiana. Under Indiana laws, a person may be arrested and charged with sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with another person through force or when the victim is unable to consent or unaware of…

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DUI FAQ In Indiana

In Indiana, a person could be facing operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) charges for operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of at least 0.08% or any controlled substance in their body. According to statistics from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI), there were 20,073 total e-citations for OWI offenses statewide in 2020. However, many…

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What You Should Not Do After Being Charged With a Sex Crime

Sex crime charges are serious business. You may have thought you were engaging in a consensual act, but other factors may weigh in on your guilt or innocence. For instance, the mental or physical status of your alleged victim, the age of the other person, threats of force, violence, use of weapons, and other…

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After a DUI: Next Steps

If you’ve been arrested for a DUI, make no mistake—time is not on your side. There are a number of issues you will need to address, and you must work quickly. As stated from our DUI attorney in Indianapolis, here is what you can expect to happen next after your arrest. Processing & Filing…

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Can I Appeal a Criminal Conviction in Indiana?

The court system is not perfect. There is always the possibility of mistakes being made, which includes unfairly convicting someone of a criminal offense. If you are a victim of an unfair conviction or a sentence that was extremely harsh, you may have an opportunity to successfully change the wrongful court conviction. As stated…

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When Are Plea Agreements Necessary?

According to an article by WSBT 22, the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s office files an estimated 1,500 felony charges every year – but the county itself only has four criminal judges to try each case. In an effort to save time, the scarcity of resources has prosecutors and defense attorneys seeking ways to resolve…

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