I have a pending DUI charge and IC 9-30-5-3 has recently changed. Prior occurrence has changed from 5 years to 7 years. My first DUI occurred November of 2012 but was not decided until April of 2013. My pending charge occurred on 02/05/2020. So because of this change my charge is somewhere in... Read more »
The calculation goes from date of CONVICTION of the earlier case to date of OCCURRENCE of the newer case. The Level 6 charge is appropriate. If you need more questions answered, you can contact attorneys privately through this site---you should not post details about your case in "Ask a Lawyer".
My boyfriend is currently incarcerated in Carroll county jail and will be released Wednesday of next week. He has an initial hearing for another case in tippecanoe county on Monday. They are currently not transporting due to covid and the courthouse is closed so he cannot get ahold of them at all... Read more »
I was arrested for domestic battery in Indiana. I am F1-student. I don't think i did anything that would hurt her and even if it did it was unintentional. I was not charged at the moment. University has not taken any action yet, but I am hearing they will. Does it violate my visa status? I... Read more »
The sooner you retain a criminal defense lawyer, the better. You may also wish to consult an immigration lawyer at some point, but you should confront the criminal issue immediately. You may contact me privately if you wish to discuss details.
Want to put name and address. Description of mobile home. Year make and model. The mobile home was abandoned on certain date. And has been left on my property with out my permission.Have 60 days to remove from my property. I live in Indiana. If no response after the 60 days. Do I have to have an... Read more »
Got in an accident in florida on spring break, got a ticket for leaving scene and careless driving. The officer told me there are ticket clinics I won’t have to come back to florida to pay! My ticket has a court date on it. What do I do?
There should be contact information for the court clerk on the ticket. Although clerks cannot give legal advice, they can inform you of procedures. Since this is a Florida issue, direct future inquiries towards Florida attorneys.
I was injured and my daughter was trying to stop him. She attempted to call for help but he smashed her tablet. He was severely intoxicated and I know this isn’t like him and I just want him to be able to have a standing chance because he’s been charged with a level 6 felony. What can I do?... Read more »
My boyfriend was currently on house arrest, me and him had a argument and I over exaggerated the details of the fight to the police Our two children were present but asleep he was taken to our city jail and held for 48hours. I decided against pressing charges. Upon his release his case worker... Read more »
Probation is not accepting people at this time work release isn't along with house arrest I asked for an extension but would not be granted anymore and I am essential worker right now and I've had this job for 4 years. I also have two children one is 4 and the other 11 and I am the sole... Read more »
I live in a shared homes area, and I've been told by the people that share a home with this one person have heard him yell and throw his dog at the wall, which is then followed by yelps from the dog. I've also seen the dog being carried in ways that could hurt him. The owner also lets the... Read more »
If you read the Governor's order, there are many exceptions to the general order. Some police agencies in some counties are enforcing it more strictly than others, but the police still don't have the right to pull you over for no reason at all. So, the short answer is "yes",...Read more »
My tenant died in the middle of a 12 month lease. I went to clean up the apartment and his daughter was there and stated that she’s taking over her father’s lease and she doesn’t have to leave. She went on to say that I can’t evict her due to the COVID-19 pandemic and because there’s an... Read more »
I am not sure what you mean by "mess", but police are just as subject to property rights of others as any one else. If they damaged your property, you should contact an attorney to see if they can be held accountable.
The judge for because I'm a single sole provider of two kids and also a essential worker...i was granted an extension but are not allowed any more but that was before covid-19 anything I could ask the judge for during this pandemic
The pandemic has changed court operations in drastic ways statewide. You should contact the attorney who respresented you at your sentencing to have him or her file a motion for determination of your appropriate placement. There is no precedent for such a pandemic in living memory, so courts are...Read more »
You didn't file the charges, so you can't "drop" them. Only prosecutors file charges, and except in very limited circumstances, only prosecutors can dismiss them. When civilians call the police, they get the State involved in their personal business. Often there are unintended consequences.
He was convicted of possession almost 20 years ago and has not been in any legal trouble since I know that the charges carry a sentence of anywhere from 1-12 years. I’m curious as to what amount of time he will LIKELY be sentenced to based on his history and everything else. Just a professional... Read more »
If he is facing such serious charges, he surely must already have legal counsel, whom he should discuss this with in detail. Every county has a "local legal culture", and every judge brings his or her own perspective into the sentencing decision. (I started out as prosecutor in Knox...Read more »
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