Recent Indiana Criminal Law Changes

Recent Indiana Criminal Law Changes

Each year around this time a new set of laws takes effect in Indiana. We want to take a minute to highlight some of these criminal law changes for you. Commitment to the Department of Corrections: Under the previous criminal code most executed sentences for felonies...
Indiana’s Criminal Code Revisions

Indiana’s Criminal Code Revisions

The good, the bad, and the ugly of changes to Indiana’s Criminal Code According to a recent report in the Elkhart Truth, a series of recent changes to Indiana’s criminal code could have big implications for thousands of state residents. Although experts...
What Are My Miranda Rights?

What Are My Miranda Rights?

Beyond the right to remain silent Ever since they were established in the 1960s, Miranda rights have occupied a keystone position in the American legal system. Unfortunately, there’s still a great deal of confusion about the actual rights and privileges that...
What Happens When You Miss Your Court Date?

What Happens When You Miss Your Court Date?

Taking steps to minimize the damage Have you ever missed a court date? If so, you’re not alone: Thousands of Americans miss their court dates every year, creating potentially serious legal issues that can be difficult to correct without the proper support. If...
Why It’s Not a Good Idea to Represent Yourself

Why It’s Not a Good Idea to Represent Yourself

In the distant past, it was common for people accused of crimes to try to represent themselves before a court of law. More often than not, this was due to the fact that they couldn’t afford to pay for a lawyer. These days, anyone accused of a crime in the United...

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