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What Happens When You Get a DUI?

Published in Criminal Law on May 9, 2022.

Getting arrested for a DUI in Indiana is a stressful experience. If this is your first DUI arrest, you may not know what to expect from the process. This uncertainty will only add to what is already a challenging time. Learning about the DUI process in Indiana can provide some much-needed relief. Eskew Law can … continue reading

How Long Will I Go to Jail for Violating Probation?

Published in Criminal Law on May 5, 2022.

Sometimes, defendants in criminal cases are offered probation as part of a plea deal that takes the place of jail time. This can happen when the prosecutor or the judge does not feel that incarceration is warranted but that some form of supervision and possibly counseling are needed. When probation is ordered there is both … continue reading

Sexting Laws for Teens and Minors in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on May 1, 2022.

“Sexting” refers to the use of electronic communications technology, such as cell phones and social media sites, to send or receive nude or sexually suggestive images, or videos through text messaging, social media, chat boards, or email. Indiana sexting laws place a particular focus on sexting as it relates to minors (under 18 or sometimes … continue reading

Minor in Possession of Alcohol Ticket in Indiana: Penalties and Remedies

Published in Criminal Law on January 3, 2022.

Minors are not allowed to consume or even possess alcohol. If the police catch a minor with alcohol, it can result in misdemeanor charges under Indiana underage drinking laws. However, there are defenses to charges related to minor consumption. Indiana criminal defense attorneys can help identify which defense applies best in your situation. This may … continue reading

Indiana Juvenile Law: What You Need to Know About Indiana Code 31

Published in Criminal Law on December 6, 2021.

Indiana lawmakers face a balancing act when it comes to juvenile offenses. On one hand, everyone recognizes that children are different from adults. On the other hand, there is a valid concern about keeping the community safe. Thus, unlike the adult criminal justice system, Indiana juvenile law focuses more on rehabilitation than punishment. However, that … continue reading

Possession of a Controlled Substance: What It Means in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on December 3, 2021.

Nationwide, the most commonly prosecuted crimes are those related to drug possession, and Indiana is no exception. In fact, according to a recent study, Indiana ranked ninth in the nation for drug use. Over recent years, many states have changed the way they handle minor drug crimes. However, under Indiana drug possession laws, even simple … continue reading

Driving with a Suspended License in Indiana (DWLS)

Published in Criminal Law on November 26, 2021.

Get Help from Experienced DWLS Defense Lawyers Right Away What would we do without our cars? We love and need them—they’re essentially our lifelines to get to work, school, the grocery store, and even the hospital. So getting caught driving on a suspended license can lead to a long path of legal troubles which can … continue reading

An Overview of Indiana Self-Defense Law

Published in Criminal Law on November 22, 2021.

Indiana self-defense laws are covered under Indiana Code 35-41-2. They strongly support the principle that people have the right to defend themselves and others from physical harm and crime. These laws also protect someone’s right to feel safe and secure in their own home against unlawful intrusions.  Self-defense is an affirmative defense. This means you … continue reading

Indiana DUI Penalties for Your Third DUI

Published in Criminal Law on November 19, 2021.

Police, prosecutors, and judges all take Indiana DUI offenses very seriously. As is the case in most states, Indiana law provides for increasingly harsh sentences for each DUI conviction. If you face a 3rd DUI in Indiana, you need an experienced defense attorney to protect your interests. The lawyers at Eskew Law LLC have extensive … continue reading

Prostitution and Solicitation Laws in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on November 15, 2021.

With awareness increasing around the issue of sex trafficking, police and prosecutors have recently begun to take a hardline approach when it comes to prostitution offenses. However, prostitution laws in Indiana are complex. And an arrest for solicitation or promotion of prostitution can be a very serious offense. At Eskew Law LLC our dedicated Indiana … continue reading

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