1. If you are served with a subpoena, you must appear in Court. Be aware, however, that the Lake County Prosecutor sends out something that looks almost identical to a COURT subpoena, but it's simply a notice that they want you to come to their office and talk to them. You do NOT have to do...Read more »
If he's charged with felonies, he's either an "automatic" because of an armed robbery or a murder . . or he was waived because he's been in so much trouble as a juvenile, the juvenile court is convinced there is nothing it can do for him.
At his first court appearance, he needs to advise...Read more »
If you're not going to hire an attorney, you need to take a quick look at http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title35/ar43/ch4.html, which sets out property crimes in Indiana. If you are charged with Theft, it's a D felony punishable by a sentence of 6 months to 3 years, with an advisory [or...Read more »
I just filed (Motion of contempt for parenting and visitation order)few days ago. How long is the response time? Im the petitioner, and the x-wifey violated the court order. Can she be punished if found at fault?
Depending on the severity of the interference, good luck getting anything more than a slap on the wrist from the judge. And be doggone sure there WAS a violation and NOT a "misunderstanding," because it's certainly possible that she hires a lawyer and that the Judge could order you to pay none,...Read more »
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