27 09, 2018

Indiana Disorderly Conduct Laws & Defenses

By |2021-03-21T16:27:21-04:00September 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 |2021-03-21T16:28:55-04:00September 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 |2021-03-21T16:29:48-04:00September 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 |2021-03-21T16:30:35-04:00August 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 [...]

10 07, 2018

Criminal Recklessness in Indiana – What You Need To Know

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

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 [...]

30 06, 2018

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

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

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 [...]

22 06, 2018

I’ve Just Been Served With Divorce Papers…Now What?

By |2021-09-25T11:25:54-04:00June 22nd, 2018|

8 Things You Need To Know About Divorce In Indiana You’ve just been served with divorce papers.  This tends to provoke a dramatic response in most people. Maybe you saw this coming, maybe you were told it was coming, or maybe you were blindsided.  Whichever it was, it doesn’t make it any easier when you’re [...]

20 06, 2018

F.A.Q. About a Guardian Ad Litem in Indiana

By |2019-02-20T17:36:01-05:00June 20th, 2018|

If you have been involved in a divorce with children, or a child custody battle, you may have heard the term Guardian Ad Litem (“GAL”) mentioned.  Perhaps your ex-spouse requested the court appoint one in your child custody dispute.  Or maybe the court has ordered the appointment of GAL in your case on its own.  [...]

15 06, 2018

Indiana Criminal Sentencing Guidelines

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

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 [...]

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