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According to the FBI’s latest crime statistics, there was a 3.9% increase in the estimated number of violent crimes that took place in 2015. And, increasingly, these violent crimes involve the use of firearms, which were used in 71.5% of murders, 40.8% of robberies, and 24% of aggravated assaults nationwide. As a result, prosecutors are Continue Reading

If you are facing federal criminal charges in Indiana, one of the first questions you may have for a federal criminal defense attorney is where the case will be prosecuted. There are two United States District Courts in the State of Indiana. These two courts are divided into four regional divisions, and each has its Continue Reading

Although recent changes to Indiana laws have reduced the potential penalties for certain drug crimes, possession and sale of narcotics is still taken very seriously. If you’ve been charged with even a minor crime, you’ll still need a reputable narcotics attorney in Indianapolis to fight on your behalf. Should you be convicted, you could potentially Continue Reading

Alcohol seems to be everywhere you turn, and unfortunately, so are drunk driving accidents. Every year, 1.5 million people are arrested for drunk driving. Those living in the state of Indiana, in particular, need to be well-versed in the laws and potential consequences of a DUI (or OWI) arrest. And if you require an Indianapolis Continue Reading

In the state of Indiana, the possession of narcotics is taken very seriously. But if you’ve been charged with the unlawful sale of a controlled dangerous substance (or CDS), this situation will carry an even greater weight. Because the legal ramifications pertaining to drug crimes Indianapolis residents face will vary, depending on the drug and Continue Reading

OFFENSE LEVEL FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR STATUTE (See Highlighted Part Of Statute For The Level Of Felony Or Misdemeanor Designated) Rape 1 felony Except as provided in subsection (b), a person who knowingly or intentionally has sexual intercourse with another person or knowingly or intentionally causes another person to perform or submit to other sexual conduct Continue Reading

Sexting continues to be a phenomenon of new technology, but a dangerous one that parents owe it to their children to understand, even at the sacrifice of some of the child’s privacy. Indiana has implemented an especially robust legal backdrop specifically geared towards stopping the negative effects of sexting. Here we will cover the basics Continue Reading