In Indiana the prosecutor has the discretion to file charges as long as it appears there is probable cause to file the charges. Additionally, the prosecutor has the discretion to dismiss charges when ever they determine appropriate. Now with that said, the charges you have are not serious in...Read more »
And after talking with him he told me do not worry about the ticket not to pay it and go to court he was going to void it out not to worry about it well I guess he didn't and it cost me my license to be suspended and he pretty much said take care of it myself what can be done about that
That is too speculative to answer accurately. It is unknown whether the police or marshals will come looking for you. Also if you are in a vehicle and get stopped your name would be run and the warrant located.
When all fines, fees and restitution are paid in full probation to convert to non reporting. The judge asked if I understood and had any questions so I said yes sir. So when I pay this off today what does that mean. He said well that word mean you dont have to worry about anything and a year from... Read more »
It sounds like probation did not do their work in a timely manner and restitution was not determined until you had paid all other fees as required. You should consult with a local attorney who can hopefully resolve this quickly.
In indiana the Prosecuting Attorney can file misdemeanor charges up to 2 years after the offense date. For most felonies it is up to 5 years, with some exceptions that are far greater than 5 years, from the offense date.
Without knowing more it would be difficult to give a completely accurate answer, agreement with whom. However, the victim does not press charges in Indiana. The prosecuting attorney makes the decision to file or not file charges entirely. A victim's thoughts and feelings are taken into...Read more »
In Indiana for many many years it was a jail or DOC sentence was served at 50%. In 2014 the law changed, after 2014 misdemeanors and level 6 felonies it remained at 50% for all other felonies it is a minimum of 75% unless the person is a credit restricted felon, then the person would serve 85% of...Read more »
At the time of your initial hearing the court would have advised you of the administrative suspension for being charged with an OWI and either failing the breath test or refusing the breath test. If you failed by having a BAC over a .08 then your license, personal and CDL, would be suspended an...Read more »
There are a few reasons why, however, Lake County's practice is to mail a court date after issuing a ticket. If you were operating within the requirements of your SDP the officer should not have written you a ticket.
NO, the cost of the pretrial diversion is the court costs and the prosecutor fee. Since Reckless Driving is a misdemeanor you cannot just pay the ticket, but would have to make an admission to the offense. If you did so, it would put a conviction on your driving record and raise your insurance...Read more »
Under Indiana code, once a bond has been posted it becomes the property of the person bonded. It is no longer the posters money but rather the defendant's money and the court can order the money to be used in the case.
I received two traffic tickets in a short time period. I hired an attorney to try and get one deferred he said that I would be mailed the "plea" or what the prosecutor is going to offer. I look on the mycase tool today and it now says that both are set for a bench trial a few months out. Does this... Read more »
My first ticket was 75 mph in a 55mph and my second was 85mph in a 55mph. I know that I wasn’t going that fast but I’m not going to try and argue that with a cop and judge. I have a meeting with an attorney Tuesday but it’s driving me crazy. Will he be able to do anything? Can I take a class... Read more »
Yes, your attorney should be able to negotiate a resolution on both cases that will be better than if you paid each ticket or lost at a trial. What the ultimate resolution will be is going to be dependent on your record and other factors. You have made the right decision by hiring an attorney.
In Indiana it is possible to reduce a D Felony or Level 6 Felony to a Class A Misdemeanor. If the judge said after you completed probation you could reduce your sentence, then yes its possible. If you had an attorney you should contact him/her to file the necessary motion. If you did not, then...Read more »
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