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What does the word discovery mean in legal terms?

By Rigney Law LLC |

The word discovery is a reference to the trial rules which sets out different methods by which you “discover” the other side’s evidence. Essentially, discovery is the process of gathering all the information that will be used in a legal case, then providing that information to the other side. You can’t just go looking… Read More »

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Can a Police Report be Used as Evidence?

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The police report itself cannot be used as evidence in a criminal case. The rules of evidence are pretty specific. A police report is considered hearsay. There are a lot of exceptions to the hearsay rule, and one of them is police reports. The hearsay rule says the state cannot offer a police report… Read More »

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Tales from the Brown Desk – Episode 13 – The Discovery Phase & Florida Man

By Rigney Law LLC |

Weekly Criminal Law Podcast, Tales from the Brown Desk, brought to you by Rigney Law LLC. Tales from the Brown Desk is a free flowing conversation involving two foul-mouthed attorneys. It may include graphic descriptions of sexual activity, violence, and traffic law. It may not be suitable for children. Listener discretion advised. Episode 13… Read More »

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Do Police Need a Warrant to Search You?

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In Indiana, do the police need a search warrant before they can conduct a search? No. There are a number of different ways police can lawfully conduct a search without a warrant. One of the biggest ways to avoid having the police get a warrant is consent. People can waive their rights, and they… Read More »

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How soon after an arrest will you get out of jail or bond be set?

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When someone is arrested, do they know when they will get out of jail or if there is a bond set? Every county handles getting out of jail and setting bond a little differently. And it will depend on what county you are in. Most counties, but not all of them, have a bond… Read More »

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Tales from the Brown Desk – Episode 12 – Arrest, Screening, Initial Hearing & Florida Man

By Rigney Law LLC |

Weekly Criminal Law Podcast, Tales from the Brown Desk, brought to you by Rigney Law LLC. Tales from the Brown Desk is a free flowing conversation involving two foul-mouthed attorneys. It may include graphic descriptions of sexual activity, violence, and traffic law. It may not be suitable for children. Listener discretion advised. Episode 12… Read More »

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Tales from the Brown Desk – Episode 11 – Series: A Walk Through the Criminal Justice System

By Rigney Law LLC |

Weekly Criminal Law Podcast, Tales from the Brown Desk, brought to you by Rigney Law LLC. Tales from the Brown Desk is a free flowing conversation involving two foul-mouthed attorneys. It may include graphic descriptions of sexual activity, violence, and traffic law. It may not be suitable for children. Listener discretion advised. Episode 11… Read More »

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What Determines the Amount of Bond in Indiana

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What determines the amount of bond? There are a lot of factors that play into the amount bond is set for. Typically the biggest ones are how many times you’ve been arrested before, and whether or not you’ve ever failed to appear for court when you were out of custody. The reason is because… Read More »

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What is a Plea Agreement?

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A plea agreement or plea deal is a contract between the state and the defendant. “So a plea agreement is a contract between the state and the defendant about how they will resolve their criminal case, that’s pending. They come in lots of different varieties, including ones where you just change the range. And… Read More »

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What to do if you have an arrest warrant in Indiana?

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If there is a warrant for your arrest, you should consult with an attorney. If you have a warrant for your arrest in Indiana, you should consult with an attorney. “Consult with an attorney first. There are a number of different ways that that can be dealt with. Ultimately you could end up having… Read More »

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