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What Is a Public Intoxication Charge and How to Get It Dismissed

Published in Criminal Law on January 4, 2023.

Have you ever gone out to a bar or restaurant and had “one too many” only to wake up the next morning wondering if you behaved well? It’s usually not a big deal. However, if you are unfortunate enough to wake up in jail or with a citation, you will likely ask yourself, What is … continue reading

How to Get a Drug Charge Expunged from Your Record

Published in Criminal Law on December 15, 2022.

Do you have a drug conviction lingering on your record from your college days? Or perhaps you were charged with a drug crime, but the prosecutor later dropped it, or you were acquitted. Either way, the drug charge is still hanging over your head. No matter how it got there, you have probably thought about … continue reading

Penalties for Possession of Fentanyl in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on November 28, 2022.

Fentanyl is a very dangerous drug if misused and abused. The penalties for possessing a small quantity of fentanyl are steep. If you are arrested for possession of fentanyl in Indiana, Eskew Law, LLC, is here for you. Not everyone caught with fentanyl is a career criminal. Perhaps you have a valid prescription but had … continue reading

Ways to Fight Drug Possession Charges In Indiana

Published in Uncategorized on August 31, 2022.

Do you have drug possession charges in Indiana? If so, you could be facing significant legal trouble. With the amount of possible prison time you could face and all of the other consequences of a drug possession conviction, you are probably wondering how you will fight this charge. A knowledgeable and skilled defense attorney can … continue reading

Why You Should Not File for Divorce in Indiana Without a Lawyer

Published in Family Law on August 29, 2022.

Whenever a couple can sit down and come to an agreement on the major issues involved in a divorce, they may be able to avoid much of the litigation that otherwise is often a part of the process. Working out the details of a marriage settlement agreement is often the preferred approach because it makes … continue reading

What Rights Do Grandparents Have Under Family Law in Indiana?

Published in Family Law on August 22, 2022.

If you’re a grandparent concerned about your grandchildren’s health and safety or continuing your relationship and bond, talk with a family attorney at Eskew Law, LLC. We’ll explain grandparents’ rights in Indiana and your options. We know these are often emotional situations, and you don’t want to hurt or demonize your grandchild’s mom or dad. … continue reading

What Happens if the Victim Doesn’t Show Up at the Trial for Domestic Violence?

Published in Criminal Law on August 19, 2022.

If you were charged with a domestic violence-related offense and the case is proceeding to trial, you should seek immediate representation by a skilled defense lawyer. When a person is arrested for a domestic violence charge, there are often immediate restrictions placed upon them by a restraining order. If you’ve been charged with such a … continue reading

Can You Be Charged with Murder for Self-Defense?

Published in Criminal Law on August 19, 2022.

Self-defense is a primal legal concept. When presented with danger, there is a human instinct to defend yourself. So what happens if you kill someone in self-defense? Can you be charged with murder? Unfortunately, it is not a clear-cut answer.  Throughout the United States, self-defense laws justify a person’s use of lethal force to protect … continue reading

Charged with a 2nd Offense Domestic Violence Charge in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on May 25, 2022.

Given the startling rate of domestic violence in Indiana, police, and prosecutors take domestic violence offenses very seriously. With a skilled defense attorney by your side, a first-time offense, while still serious, may not necessarily result in a period of incarceration. However, if you are charged with a domestic violence 2nd offense, you face a … continue reading

Indiana Open Container Laws

Published in Criminal Law on May 20, 2022.

It’s common knowledge that driving under the influence of alcohol is against the law. However, what fewer people know is that driving with an open container of alcohol is also illegal. If you face a violation of the open container law in Indiana, having an experienced attorney by your side can make the difference in … continue reading

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