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I Didn’t Commit the Crime . . . So Why Am I Responsible?

Published in Criminal Law on October 28, 2016.

The terms accomplices, accessories, and aiders and abettors are often used in referring to a concept known as “accomplice liability.”  Generally, this means that if you knowingly help another person commit a crime, you can also be held responsible for that crime, regardless of your role in it.  Accomplice liability allows a court to find … continue reading

New Guidelines for Court Ordered Parenting Coordination

Published in Family Law on October 14, 2016.

On September 2, 2016, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an order modifying the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines to include provisions for Parenting Coordination.  While parenting coordination is not new to Indiana, this is the first time that the Supreme Court has added specific rules regarding the role of parenting coordinators in the Parenting Time Guidelines, … continue reading

Objection! Hearsay!

Published in Criminal Law on October 12, 2016.

Most of the time when people hear the term “hearsay” they understand it to refer to a rumor or some other information that cannot be adequately substantiated.  However, within the legal context hearsay has a more technical meaning with important implications when it comes to evidence presented at a trial, including whether that evidence will … continue reading

2016 Updates to Indiana Criminal Laws

Published in Criminal Law on September 28, 2016.

On July 1st of each year, new Indiana laws go into effect.  This year there are a number of important changes to Indiana criminal laws that Hoosiers need to be aware of, ranging from enhanced penalties for repeat DUI offenders, to punishment for falsely claiming to be a military veteran.  Below is a summary of … continue reading

We are looking for a new receptionist

Published in Uncategorized on July 14, 2016.

Eskew Law is looking for a new receptionist! Our downtown law Firm is looking for a full-time receptionist. The job requires a cheerful and outgoing personality with a desire to help all types of people with all types of problems. Professional appearance is required. Duties include answering multiple phone lines, routing calls, greeting clients, knowledge … continue reading

America’s Heroin Epidemic Explained in 6 Charts

Published in Uncategorized on April 29, 2016.

It’s no secret that the use of heroin in the U.S. has been increasing at an alarming rate. Many, including the CDC, are calling it an epidemic. As the number of heroin users has escalated, so too have heroin-related overdose deaths. Between 2002 and 2013, the rate of heroin-related overdose deaths has increased by more … continue reading

Attorney Chris Eskew discussing legalization in Indiana

Published in Uncategorized on April 20, 2016.

Is Texting 911 The Future?

Published in Personal Injury on October 2, 2015.

This past Wednesday three counties in Indiana rolled out new technology allowing for people to text 911 for emergencies.  These counties are, Tipton, Bartholomew and Fayette. It is currently only available for Verizon Wireless customers, but the other carriers will soon be on board.  The government is not allowed to search or track our cellular phones without … continue reading

Welcome Race Fans

Published in Criminal Law on October 2, 2015.

Celebrating at the Indianapolis 500 Everyone knows how important the Indianapolis 500 Race is to people all over the world.  Since its beginnings in 1909, the race has annually presented fans with opportunities to celebrate.  In fact, during the weeks leading up to the race, the city prepares for the crowds of people that flock to the … continue reading

Concert Season Has Begun

Published in Criminal Law on October 2, 2015.

Summer is a great time for music lovers. Especially in Indiana. Every year Klipsch Music Center (Deer Creek), The Lawn at White River, Warm Fest and many great local venues put on all star lineups of concerts for people in and around Indiana to attend in enjoy.  This week Klipsch will be hosting the Dave … continue reading