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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

What Are the Charges for Drug Trafficking in Indiana?

Published in Criminal Law on September 2, 2022.

All drug offenses are serious, but drug trafficking charges are some of the most severe. When most people hear the word trafficking, they think of large-scale drug operations across the southern border of the United States and Mexico. However, drug trafficking occurs within the confines of the country across state lines. What Charges Do You … continue reading

What Happens at a Preliminary Hearing for Domestic Violence?

Published in Criminal Law on August 31, 2022.

You were arrested, and now you are wondering, What happens at a preliminary hearing for domestic violence? If this is your first run-in with the law, you are probably unsure what to expect at a preliminary hearing for domestic violence.  Contrary to the implications of popular TV shows, an individual accused of a crime is … continue reading

What Is a Legend Drug in Indiana?

Published in Criminal Law,Uncategorized on August 31, 2022.

Legend drug crimes are taken seriously at both the state and federal levels. A conviction for any legend drug-related crime may result in harsh penalties. If you or a loved one has been charged with illegal drug possession, you should seek the advice of a criminal defense lawyer immediately. With the help of a skilled … 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

What Happens When Police Are Called for Domestic Violence?

Published in Criminal Law on August 15, 2022.

The dynamic between family or household members can be complicated. A relationship of any kind can be passionate and loving one minute and tumultuous, hostile, and aggressive the next. It is vital to remain calm and cooperative if you are in a heated domestic situation and suddenly find that the cops are at your door. … continue reading

How to Get an OVWI Expunged in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on August 12, 2022.

Do you have an OVWI (also known as OWI) conviction lingering on your record? Is it inhibiting your ability to find gainful employment, apply for a loan, or be accepted into educational programs? Whatever the case, an OVWI conviction can have long-lasting consequences on your life. You may be fed up with the stigma surrounding … continue reading

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