Monthly Archives: April 2023
Debunking Some Common Breathalyzer Myths
A breathalyzer test is used to estimate blood alcohol content (BAC). Blood alcohol content, which is the estimate of the amount of alcohol in the blood as a percentage, is calculated in grams per 100 mL of blood. Therefore, a BAC of, for example, 0.07 means the blood is 0.07% alcohol by volume. In… Read More »
Common Police Mistakes In Indiana OWI Cases
Being charged with OWI can be scary. If you are convicted of a OWI in Indiana, you could lose your driver’s license. Being convicted of a OWI could also impact future job opportunities. Some employers are unwilling to employ people with an OWI conviction on their driving or criminal record. If you’ve been arrested… Read More »
What Does A Second OWI Mean For You In Indiana?
Being charged with operating while intoxicated (OWI) can adversely affect a person’s life. Depending on the case’s specifics, a first OWI could be considered a misdemeanor. Being convicted of a OWI misdemeanor in Indiana could result in license suspension, a jail term of up to one year, and a fine of up to $5,000…. Read More »
What Happens If You Are Caught Driving With A Suspended License In Indiana?
In Indiana, driving is a privilege and not a right. That is why the state can suspend your driver’s license for various reasons. If your license is suspended, no matter how tempting it might be, it is vital to abide by the law and avoid driving with a suspended license. You could be fined… Read More »
When Can You Appeal A Conviction?
When a defendant goes to trial and receives a guilty conviction, they can appeal the conviction. However, this is not how it works when a defendant pleads guilty. As part of a guilty plea, you would waive your right to appeal the conviction. In some instances, you may have grounds to make a motion… Read More »
What Are The Benefits Of Expunging Criminal Records?
An expungement occurs when an arrest, dismissed charge, or conviction is sealed from public disclosure. In Indiana, both misdemeanors and felonies, with a few exceptions, can be expunged. One limitation, for example, is if you were convicted of a misdemeanor or felony sex or violent offense. A criminal record expungement can benefit you in… Read More »