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4 07, 2019

Top Seven Reasons to Expunge Your Indiana Criminal Record

By |2019-07-04T22:39:46-04:00July 4th, 2019|

AN INDIANA EXPUNGEMENT LAWYER EXPLAINS THE TOP SEVEN REASONS TO EXPUNGE YOUR INDIANA CRIMINAL RECORD In 2013, Indiana enacted an Expungement law.  The Indiana Expungement Law, also known as the Second Chance Act, gives individuals convicted of certain crimes the ability to expunge their Indiana convictions.  Even if you were not convicted of a crime [...]

8 04, 2019

Divorce Laws in Indiana & The Indiana Divorce Process

By |2019-04-16T20:45:12-04:00April 8th, 2019|

Understanding the Divorce Laws in Indiana & The Indiana Divorce Process As I interact with many of my clients and potential clients, I realize that most people do not understand the divorce laws in Indiana.  They are confused about the Indiana divorce process in general.  But, this is totally understandable.  The law is complicated and [...]

20 02, 2019

Fatal Car Accident in Indiana – Wrongful Death in Indiana

By |2019-02-22T11:34:39-05:00February 20th, 2019|

FATAL CAR ACCIDENT IN INDIANA – WRONGFUL DEATH IN INDIANA Recently, I saw a news story about a fatal car accident in Indiana.  It seemed to me that almost every day the local news contains a story about another fatal car accident in Indiana.  I have been involved in many lawsuits involving fatal car accident [...]

18 12, 2018

Is Indiana a Community Property State?

By |2019-04-09T22:59:22-04:00December 18th, 2018|

Is Indiana a Community Property State?  This is a commonly asked question by people facing a divorce in Indiana.  Divorces in Indiana can be broken down into two categories: Divorce with children; and Divorce without children. In fact, Indiana cause numbers (the numbers given to each suit filed in court) distinguish between a divorce with [...]

17 10, 2018

Indianapolis Electric Scooter Laws & Accident Laws

By |2019-02-20T17:24:27-05:00October 17th, 2018|

Indianapolis Electric Scooter Laws & Accident Laws Given their quick rise in popularity, now is a good time to review and discuss the Indianapolis electric scooter laws.  If you have been downtown recently, you have no doubt noticed all the Bird and Lime electric scooters zipping around downtown Indianapolis.  It is estimated there around 3000 [...]

27 09, 2018

Indiana Disorderly Conduct Laws & Defenses

By |2019-02-20T17:26:18-05:00September 27th, 2018|

Indiana Disorderly Conduct Laws & Defenses Last week, we looked at Indiana’s Public Intoxication Laws.  This week, we are going to look at the related concept of the Indiana Disorderly Conduct Laws.  Disorderly conduct is sometimes known as disturbing the peace in other states. Disorderly conduct and public intoxication are sometimes charged together, but not [...]

20 09, 2018

Public Intoxication in Indiana – Laws & Defenses

By |2019-02-20T17:27:31-05:00September 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

17 09, 2018

Indiana Drug Laws, Penalties, & Defenses

By |2019-02-20T17:28:25-05:00September 17th, 2018|

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, [...]

28 08, 2018

Indiana Theft Laws & Penalties for Convictions

By |2019-02-20T17:29:19-05:00August 28th, 2018|

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 [...]

22 07, 2018

A Guide to Alimony in Indiana: Spousal Maintenance

By |2019-04-09T23:01:20-04:00July 22nd, 2018|

Is There Alimony In Indiana? Technically, there is no alimony in Indiana but there is “spousal maintenance”.  Unlike some other states, Indiana does not recognize traditional “alimony” and the award of spousal maintenance in Indiana is limited. Before the adoption of the Dissolution Act of 1973, Indiana courts were expressly authorized to award “alimony” in [...]

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