Assuming that you are referencing a situation in which a law enforcement officer is looking into a vehicle from the outside of it (e.g. through the windows), the officer would not need either a warrant nor the owner's consent. If you are referencing a situation in which the officer is...Read more »
I made sure both directions was clear of any on coming traffic. I was in process of still backing out Had trailer completely on the highway was getting truck straightened out then seen a truck coming fastly towards me he wasn't slowing down i hurried got truck back into driveway but other... Read more »
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Unfortunately, the scenario you describe places the primary blame on you. In virtually any jurisdiction, entering the main roadway from a driveway gives right of way to drivers already proceeding in the main...Read more »
Asked about weap.knife clipped to pocket he opened pocket (no pat down)looked in said"oh that's why.'saw a glass stem. Pulled it out then reached into other pocket pulled outbag. Off to jail I went.... No dog no field test..
What you have detailed seems to show there are problems with the case, however to know whether there is evidence that is suppressible would require an attorney to fully review the reports and other evidence in the case. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney to get a better idea of...Read more »
The man was 6'4" security guard who. eat his girlfriend. My friend was afraid for her own safety and was afraid if she acted he would turn his attention on her. Prior to the attack, the man's girlfriend tried to force herself on my friend, that's when he attacked his girlfriend.
Your friend would not be in trouble for not intervening especially in light of the size difference between her and the abuser. If charges are filed against him for beating his girlfriend, your friend may be required to testify.
Intoxication is not an element of Habitual Traffic Violator. To be HTV a person is determined based on accumulating 3 major moving traffic violations in a 10 year period or 10 judgements for moving violations with either 1 or 2 being major moving traffic violations and the others being minor...Read more »
If you have been charged with Theft as a Class A Misdemeanor, the possible penalties are 0 up to one year in jail and $0 up to a $5,000 fine. A conviction would also be for a crime of dishonesty which could have collateral consequences. If you have not discussed your case with a local attorney...Read more »
If you are referring to does the time count towards your sentence if convicted, the time does not. It is simply time waiting for your case to go through the court process. The only way it counts for anything is if you requested a speedy trial per CR4B and the trial is taking place outside the 70...Read more »
It really depends where on the docket you are looking, but case captions are generally limited to one name. So you'll often see USA v. John Doe, et al. The et al. stands for everyone else. Some cases have lots of defendants and it would make things awfully cumbersome if they all had to be...Read more »
The Statute of Limitations (SoL) controls when the state has to file the charges. So from the offense date to the filing date cannot be more than 5 years on most felonies. Therefore, if you were charged within the 5 years, but have not gone to court the SoL will not terminate the charges....Read more »
If a person is claiming insanity, they must file a notice with the court, long before trial. In Indiana there is a specific statute for defenses and when they must be filed. If the court agrees there is a basis for the assertion of insanity, the court will appoint 2 to 3 independent psychologists,...Read more »
I worked for a construction company as the sales rep and on site manager to make sure jobs were done. I bid jobs, accepted check payments from customers made to the business and over saw the jobs get done. My boss is a crook, his customers are suing us both. I had no legal tie to the bank acct nor... Read more »
YES, that happens quite regularly. It is not the best police work, however, people refuse to speak to officers/detectives all the time so many times charges go over to the prosecutor without an interview. Also, you refused to speak with him the first time and he likely believed that would be the...Read more »
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