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Directrices de Indiana para la imposición de penas por delitos penales

Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on May 8, 2024.

Please note that our law firm practices law solely in the state of Indiana, and therefore cannot provide legal services outside of this jurisdiction. In Indiana, a felony is a crime more serious than a misdemeanor, carrying a penalty of more than one year in prison.  Indiana, as well as many other states, has established … continue reading

WTHR Indianapolis: Former West Lafayette Police Officer Charged with Official Misconduct, Counterfeiting

Published in Firm News by Kelli Maxwell on May 1, 2024.

Former West Lafayette Police Officer Charged with Official Misconduct, Counterfeiting WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Dozens of cases are being thrown out after a review of body camera footage from a former West Lafayette police officer. Jacob Forgey, 28, of West Lafayette, is now charged with two felonies after an investigation was opened in February. Special Prosecutor … continue reading

Fox59 Indianapolis: Driver Linked to Crash That Led to Deputy’s Death Arrested

Published in Firm News by Kelli Maxwell on May 1, 2024.

Driver Linked to Crash That Led to Deputy’s Death Arrested PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Police arrested a driver linked to a crash that eventually led to the death of an investigating Hendricks County sheriff’s deputy. Juan Gomez, 20, a native of Guatemala, tried to leave a hospital Thursday night. Authorities in Marion County found him and … continue reading

¿Qué pasa si la víctima no se presenta al juicio por violencia doméstica?

Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on March 17, 2024.

Please note that our law firm practices law solely in the state of Indiana, and therefore cannot provide legal services outside of this jurisdiction. In domestic violence cases in Indiana, the absence of the victim at trial doesn’t automatically mean dismissal. Legal nuances and strategic defense play a critical role. Key Takeaways Navigating Domestic Violence … continue reading

¿Puede ser acusado de asesinato por defensa propia?

Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on March 17, 2024.

Please note that our law firm practices law solely in the state of Indiana, and therefore cannot provide legal services outside of this jurisdiction. 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 … continue reading

¿Cuáles son las leyes de custodia de los hijos de Indiana para los padres solteros?

Published in Family Law by Chris Eskew on March 15, 2024.

In Indiana, the General Assembly addresses child custody laws. When compared to married parents, unmarried parents present some special legal concerns. These special concerns include unmarried fathers’ rights in Indiana. State courts try to balance these concerns. Unmarried fathers’ rights must be balanced with unmarried mothers’ custody rights to arrive at a fair determination. But … continue reading

¿Cuánto tiempo tiene que pagar la manutención de los hijos en Indiana?

Published in Family Law by Chris Eskew on March 15, 2024.

Financial support is crucial to your child’s ability to grow up in a stable environment. However, you might wonder how long you’ll have to pay child support in Indiana. When Does Child Support End in Indiana? In Indiana, child support typically ends when the child turns 19 years old, unless the child is incapacitated. Upon … continue reading

¿Qué significa ser un infractor habitual de tráfico en Indiana?

Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on March 15, 2024.

Please note that we are not focusing on traffic ticket cases right now. However, we represent misdemeanor and felony cases related to driving crimes. Understanding Habitual Traffic Offender Penalties in Indiana According to traffic laws, being considered a habitual traffic violator (HTV) is triggered by accumulating three judgments within a 10-year period, notably for specific … continue reading

Leyes de Indiana sobre contenedores abiertos

Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on March 15, 2024.

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

Understand the Laws: Can a Felon Go to a Shooting Range in Indiana?

Published in Criminal Law by Chris Eskew on March 15, 2024.

Can a convicted felon go to a gun range? Legally, no. 18 U.S. Code § 922 – Legally, felons may have restrictions on visiting gun ranges. While some states allow convicted felons to retain certain firearms rights for recreational shooting at a range, it’s essential to check the laws of your specific state. Conducting a … continue reading

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