INDIANA GUN LAWS FOR FELONS & OTHERS We often receive questions about the Indiana Gun Laws for Felons and whether persons convicted of felonies in Indiana, including non-violent felonies (such as Theft or OWI) are prohibited from possessing or purchasing firearms in Indiana.  Generally, those without a felony or domestic battery conviction in Indiana do [...]

By |2021-03-24T14:12:57-04:00January 9th, 2021|

Class A Misdemeanors In Indiana – A Quick Guide

As an Indianapolis criminal defense attorney, I am asked many of the same questions by numerous clients and potential clients.  So I wanted to draft this article to answer some of the most-asked questions about Class A Misdemeanors in Indiana. Obviously, I won’t be able to answer every question you may have in this article, [...]

By |2021-03-24T14:07:59-04:00January 22nd, 2020|

Public Intoxication in Indiana – Laws & Defenses

PUBLIC INTOXICATION IN INDIANA  When arrested for public intoxication, the first thing many people want to know is what are the laws for public intoxication in Indiana?  The second question is usually “Can I go to jail for public intoxication in Indiana?” In this article, we are going to answer those questions and examine the [...]

By |2021-03-21T16:28:55-04:00September 20th, 2018|

Indiana Drug Laws, Penalties, & Defenses

A Review of the Indiana Drug Laws We are going to review the Indiana Drug Laws to examine the most common drug charges in Indiana and the potential criminal penalties for each of the charges in Indiana. We are going to review both Indiana drug possession laws as well as Indiana drug dealing laws.  Specifically, [...]

By |2021-03-21T16:29:48-04:00September 17th, 2018|

Indiana Theft Laws & Penalties for Convictions

Understanding Indiana Theft Laws In this article, we are going to look at the Indiana theft laws to determine the different types of theft crimes recognized by Indiana law, and the potential criminal penalties for each type of theft in Indiana. Different Types of Theft Crimes Most people have at least heard of the following [...]

By |2021-03-21T16:30:35-04:00August 28th, 2018|

Criminal Recklessness in Indiana – What You Need To Know

Criminal Recklessness With A Deadly Weapon – The Fishers Ikea Incident After a recent incident that occurred at the Fishers Ikea, it is an appropriate time to review the laws on Criminal Recklessness in Indiana. According to an IndyStar article, a Camby, Indiana man recently visited the Ikea store in Fishers, Indiana.  The man, who was [...]

By |2021-03-21T16:32:37-04:00July 10th, 2018|

Indiana Expungement Law 2021 -10 Answers to F.A.Q!

An Indiana Expungement Lawyer Answers The Most Frequently Asked Questions About the Indiana Expungement Law in 2021. ** Updated for 2021 *** What is the Indiana Expungement Law? When an adult is convicted of a crime, the stigma of a conviction can follow them through life creating many roadblocks.  In addition to the stigma of [...]

By |2021-10-04T21:06:15-04:00June 30th, 2018|

Indiana Criminal Sentencing Guidelines

One of the first questions we are often asked by clients charged with a crime is “How much potential jail time am I facing?” In Indiana, the Court has discretion to impose any permissible sentence within the Indiana criminal sentencing guidelines. However, there are some factors that affect sentencing. In this article, we are going [...]

By |2021-03-21T16:34:53-04:00June 15th, 2018|