If you believe your convictions were unconstitutional and you're currently on federal probation, you should consider seeking legal counsel to review your case. An attorney can evaluate the specifics of your situation and advise whether there are grounds for an appeal or a motion to vacate your...View More
Hire an IN attorney now to look at the Probate File. If required filings were not made, then the fiduciary might be removed with an accounting required. Possible claim on the Bond. If closed, the Estate might need to be reopened.
Have class A misdemeanor for driving while suspended. Got pulled over again for no brake light. Drove because friend was sick & needed help to translate to English. I didn't get arrested. I got a ticket for court after made to exit vehicle. I was put on good behavior for the other one I... View More
Driving offenses can stack up quickly if one is not careful. Generally speaking, the progression moves from multiple driving while suspended as an infraction, to multiple driving while suspended as a misdemeanor, then being declared a Habitual Traffic Violator as a felony offense. Do whatever you...View More
Whether or not you were read your Miranda rights is a question of fact that your attorney needs to review during discovery in your case. Likewise, whether or not you made a statement is a question of fact that should be explored.
The vast majority of warrants are "knock and...View More
My husband was charged with a crime and the judge and prosecutor refused to let him show any proof of innocence at all and never once let him speak in court?? He got sentenced to 5 years and he has all the proof including a polygraph test given to him by a private investigator and 11 witness... View More
Unfortunately, at this point there is a judgment of conviction and the time to appeal has passed.
There is clearly a lot to this situation that you did not and should not share on this public forum. You need to discuss the possibility of Post-Conviction Relief with a new attorney to see if...View More
U.S. Supreme Court practice is among the most unique and highly specialized areas of law. Because the U.S. Supreme Court has discretionary jurisdiction, it chooses what cases it gets to hear and decide. In any given year, the court hears 50-60 of the 7,000-8,000 cases filed. So the vast...View More
If witnesses in a trial have all given multiple statements that are all different from each other and from their own previous statements then should they be allowed to be witnesses or testify in court?
Yes, the witness can testify. Credibility of witnesses is always an issue for the finder of fact. In a jury trial, the finder of fact is the jury. In a bench trial, the finder of fact is the judge. Credibility of a witness can be attacked by prior inconsistent statements. That seems to be the...View More
A psychiatrist I haven't seen in 3 years filed a motion to continue treatment, under false claims that I'm a danger to myself and others, and don't have what I need to eat, that I have no clothing or shelter. All of this is substantially false. If I don't appear as directed, I... View More
the circuit court is ignoring the ruling. this was done on May 4 2021. so that the defendant could possibly get some relief from the prison sentence. The states attorney was called and asked why they were not getting the defendant back in court for this ruling, he said it's the... View More
I'm not sure what "transmitted for transfer" means, but the process after the Indiana Court of Appeals renders a decision is that a party who doesn't like the Court of Appeals decision can file a petition to transfer the case to the Indiana Supreme Court. The party asking for...View More
In law, a dog is a chattel (an animal that constitutes property). If you leave the scene of an accident involving property damage and fail to contact either the owner of the property or law enforcement in Indiana, you commit Class B Misdemeanor which is punishable by a fine of $1,000 and/or...View More
First, I am not an Indiana lawyer. But the fact that the appellate decision is in part to reverse and remand the case, I think there is a task that the trial court must do, before a post-conviction appeal is filed--only after the original appeal has been concluded should a post-conviction appeal be...View More
The appellate court usually then issues a schedule of briefing deadlines. But please check your appellate rules for the correct briefing schedule. If you get a briefing schedule, be sure to follow it. If you are the appellant, serious consequences can result if your brief is not filed on or before...View More
Wife plead open to judge on 2 owi resulting in death cases. She has no prior felonies. Only misdemeanors from when she was 18 years old. Every motion her lawyers filed was denied by judge. No depositions were done on any medical staff. Judge held her juvenile charges against her openly. He... View More
Sentences are rarely overturned, but when a defendant is maxxed out, there is no downside to appealing. Contact an experienced appellate attorney immediately, as a Notice of Appeal must be filed promptly. You mentioned that she had a court-appointed attorney. If she is still indigent, she can...View More
What is it called? I want to look up an example maybe to format mine similarly. Do I just write dear judge can you apply the extra month I served towards the bond at 20 dollars per day? Then send it to the clerk with my cause number?
You can't do that. The extra time you served is lost. What you might, perhaps, do is file a petition to modify the sentence with respect to the fine imposed. That is assuming you were assessed a fine at all.
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