Murder Charges in Indiana: Types, Penalties, and Defense Strategies
Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on February 19, 2024.
Murder is one of the most serious charges someone can face. It is a highly volatile, emotional situation for both the person accused and the deceased loved ones. Prosecutors and law enforcement forcefully fight for a conviction while you, your family, and your defense attorney fight for justice on your behalf. At Eskew Law, we … continue reading
NBA All-Star Weekend 2024 – If You Get Arrested
Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on February 12, 2024.
For the first time in almost 40 years, the Indianapolis Pacers are hosting the 2024 NBA All-Star Weekend – a multi-day experience packed full of activities and entertainment. This year’s biggest weekend in professional basketball will bring more than 125,000 people to Indianapolis and fans are sure to celebrate. It is important to know that too much … continue reading
Sexual Assault Defense Strategies: Protecting Your Rights
Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on February 9, 2024.
Being accused of a sex crime is not only worrisome from a criminal standpoint, but allegations of a sex crime alone can completely alter your life, rip apart your family, and destroy your reputation. These types of charges are associated with especially burdensome penalties, including prison time, living restrictions, extremely burdensome probation conditions, registry requirements, … continue reading
Should I Accept a Plea Bargain or Go to Trial?
Published in Criminal Law by Ben Jaffe on February 6, 2024.
Plea bargaining is a common practice in criminal law. With the increase in minimum sentences, discretion that is allowed from court judges, the overwhelming number of criminal cases assigned to the court system, and unpredictable case outcomes, a plea bargain can sometimes make sense. There are also times when moving forward with a trial is … continue reading
How to Prepare for Your Divorce Consultation
Published in Family Law by Yasmin Abdelhak Barker on February 5, 2024.
Scheduling an initial divorce consultation with a divorce attorney is the first step toward getting a divorce. It is important you know how to prepare for an initial consultation with a divorce attorney. Below are a few things you can do to get the most out of your consultation. Think Through the Most Critical Issues When … continue reading
Indiana Expungement Explained
Published in Criminal Law by Carey York on February 1, 2024.
If you have a criminal record, it can follow you throughout your entire life. It can impact future opportunities for jobs and housing, child custody matters, driving privileges, voting rights, and the right to own and carry a firearm, among others. There are options for expunging or sealing your criminal history, depending upon the type … continue reading
Common Drug Possession Defense Strategies in Indiana
Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on January 25, 2024.
If you have drug possession charges in Indiana, you could be facing significant legal consequences. With the threat of prison, probation supervision and all of the other penalties that may occur when someone is convicted of drug possession, you are probably worried about what may happen and how you may be able to fight these charges. … continue reading
2024 Indiana Family Law Updates
Published in Family Law by Yasmin Abdelhak Barker on January 25, 2024.
At Eskew Law, our team of dedicated attorneys is committed to keeping our clients and community informed about the most recent changes to family law. As we start the new year, we want to share the latest family law legislative changes effective as of January 1, 2024. This article will outline these changes and explain … continue reading
What Is the Average Settlement for Truck Accidents in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury by Raeanna Spahn on December 7, 2023.
Accidents involving large trucks pose a significant traffic safety problem throughout the country. However, the Indiana University Public Policy Institute notes that traffic fatality rates have risen recently. In addition to the immediate physical, psychological, and financial consequences of a large truck accident, Indiana accidents often come with various long-term collateral consequences. Together these repercussions … continue reading
How Much Will I Get for Pain and Suffering from a Car Accident in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury by Raeanna Spahn on December 1, 2023.
When a negligent driver causes an accident, victims may be entitled to compensation for their accident-related expenses. In many cases, this includes pain and suffering damages. The amount you could get for pain and suffering from a car accident in Indiana depends on several factors. However, in general, Indiana auto accident victims can experience myriad … continue reading