Monthly Archives: December 2022
When Is Expungement Possible?
Everyone makes mistakes. But, when these mistakes are illegal, the record of them occurring can end up on a criminal record and affect that individual’s life. Fortunately, though, many who live in Indiana and possess a criminal record are eligible for something called “expungement.” Expungements in Indian will either seal the record from public… Read More »
What Are Your Obligations & Rights During A Traffic Stop?
No matter the suspected offense, every driver has a specific set of rights that they can, and should, exercise during a traffic stop. Every police officer has a specific set of rules and regulations that they must follow. An improper traffic stop is unconstitutional and a violation of the driver’s rights. As a result… Read More »
What Do You Need To Know About A Lifetime License Suspension?
A lifetime license suspension makes life far more difficult than it needs to be. Going about day-to-day tasks, such as grocery shopping and getting to work, requires far more time and energy than it normally would. Luckily, in Indiana, they no longer issue lifetime license suspensions. But, if a lifetime suspension has already been… Read More »
Specialized Driving Privileges
A suspended license makes life far more difficult than it needs to be. A particularly long license suspension can change the trajectory of one’s life. Fortunately, though, there is a potential solution: specialized driving privileges. Even those with an especially long license suspension can be eligible for specialized driving privileges. What Are Specialized Driving… Read More »
Sex Crimes With A Juvenile Victim
In Indiana, sex crimes with a juvenile victim are punished harshly. Most convictions result in a prison sentence, fine, and sex offender registration. Different Types Of Sex Crimes Within the state of Indiana, there are a variety of felonious sex crimes that specifically involve juvenile victims. The most common types of felonious sex crimes,… Read More »
Clemency And Pardons In Indiana
Under the Indiana Constitution, offenders can apply to the Governor for a commutation, pardon, or reprieve from their sentence. Relief through clemency is available after the offender has served only a portion of their sentence. A pardon is only available when five (5) years has passed since the completion of the sentence. Are You… Read More »