stated that he would not charge me if he found it in the car. I pilot told him not 2 search my car, stating the last time they illegaly searched they open all the antique 'key chucks' that were sealed never opened. around 30 or so. Anyway They done an enventory search but no pot... View More
If you're seeking information about the whereabouts or handling of evidence, you can file a discovery motion in the court where the case is pending. Discovery motions typically request specific items or information relevant to a case. If the marijuana is not listed in the inventory after a...View More
In Indiana, a no-contact order generally prohibits the named defendant from contacting the protected person. However, the order doesn't automatically work both ways. If the protected person (victim) is harassing the defendant, it could be a separate issue. If you believe you are being harassed...View More
I will be transferring next year as a junior. I am currently studying criminal justice and want to go into criminal law. I will be taking a couple classes, but was hoping to possibly get an internship at a firm this next summer. If you guys are looking, I would be very interested at working at your... View More
If there is a warrant and you show up at court you will be taken into custody and it will be up to the judge to let you out. Since its been a year since you were in court, it is unlikely you will be released. You should consult with a local criminal defense attorney who may be able to get the...View More
It sounds as though you are attempting to represent yourself rather than use an attorney. That is a mistake. Just because you file a request for a continuance does not mean that it will be granted. Local rules sometimes require that a request for continuance be filed days in advance of a...View More
Based on the information provided to the police and then to the prosecutor determines what charges are filed. This does not mean the State can prove the charges, it will be based on what evidence there is in the case. An F4 carries a penalty range of 2-12 years in the DOC. If you have not...View More
In Indiana, it's possible for law enforcement to seize a car that is allegedly used to sell a controlled substance before a person is convicted. This practice, known as civil asset forfeiture, allows authorities to take property suspected to be connected to criminal activities. However, due...View More
It will depend on many factors including, how long since the last conviction and the strength of the prosecutor's case among other factors. Many counties will allow a reduction after completing probation. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney who practices in the county where...View More
In Indiana, whether a DUI charge can be reduced from a felony 6 to a misdemeanor largely depends on the specific circumstances of the case, the defendant's prior criminal history, and the discretion of the judge and prosecution involved. Generally, a felony 6 DUI is more likely to occur if...View More
A judge may accept or reject any plea agreement presented. Plea agreements are negotiated between the prosecutor and the defense attorney. All parties, including the defendant, must be in agreement for a plea agreement to be filed with the court. Once a plea agreement is filed, the judge will hold...View More
The short answer is yes. The prosecutor offers the plea and if the defendant accepts the plea, then the judge decides if the plea is appropriate given the circumstances of the case and the defendant. The judge can either accept or reject the plea.
Hi. I realized I have a pending criminal conversion case from 2014, all fees were paid, my community hours were done BUT I did not submit them to the prosecutors office and the case has been pending. What can I do to dismiss this case? I have all my documents, including the community hour sheets... View More
Much will depend on the prosecutor’s office and how they decide to handle this situation. If you were in a pre trial diversion program, you have likely been terminated from it. I agree with Mr. Bennett. You really should contact a criminal defense attorney who regularly practices in the county...View More
I'd advise you to immediately contact an attorney to go over the specific facts of your case. Probable clause can be easy for police to establish in many cases. An attorney would need to review the police reports and the facts of the case to determine the best strategy...View More
... im being investigated for level 5 felony. Are the laws simular to self defense laws? Considering my children could have been attacked by said dog. He killed 16 chickens that day have video evidence of dog eating my kids pets
It is always important to remember that sites like this are best used for more general legal questions. You don't want to share too many facts that could be used as admissions if charges are later filed.
If you were attacked by your wife, and you now wish to pursue charges, it's essential to take action promptly. You can contact your local law enforcement agency or the prosecutor's office to file a formal complaint or provide them with the evidence you mentioned, such as the 911 audio...View More
In Indiana, police officers generally do not have the authority to permanently ban individuals from city or state property on their own. Decisions regarding access to public property are typically governed by local laws, ordinances, or policies established by the relevant government entities....View More
If you believe there is evidence or information that can support your innocence or prove that the person who accused you is responsible, it is important to gather that evidence and present it to your attorney. Your attorney can then help you build a strong defense and may be able to challenge the...View More
im currently homeless here in IN, and my girlfriend said i can move in with her in NJ if im able to be transferred there. my probation officer said that the state of IN will have to approve the go ahead to request a transfer. i told him i will do anything and everything possible to move and i will... View More
If you are on probation for a felony offense, it is possible to transfer probation from one state to another. However, there is a process that must be followed and it requires approval of both the sending (Indiana) and receiving (New Jersey) states as well as payment for f a required transfer fee....View More
Because I have become disabled during the course of my legal case, I now must represent myself. The opposing counsel does not inform me of when they are taking depositions which precludes me from asking any questions of the person being deposed, which seems to violate IN Rule 30 B, 1 of IN trial... View More
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