Getting into trouble with the law is a hard situation to deal with. To get through, the first thing you need to do is to be grounded in the legal system.
Posts made in April 2020
Why Is Drinking and Driving A Problem?
There’s no fixed way for the police to deal with DUIs. The penalty depends on your BAC (blood alcohol concentration) levels, the number of DUIs you’ve had in the past, and the kind of damage you caused as a result.
Different Types Of Restraining Order
A restraining order can be issued to prevent one from threatening or harassing anyone. Lets look at different types of restraining order.
Buying Your Way Out of Jail is Wrong—Here’s Why
The cash bail system is unjust and exploitative, especially for low income individuals. While the fact that anyone can post bail to get out of jail sounds great on paper, does everyone really have the privilege to do so? Absolutely not.
Here’s why it’s so unfair:
What Laws Must the Police Follow While Making an Arrest?
When the police arrest you, they’re not just locking you up; they’re also taking away your fundamental right to freedom. Therefore, it’s vital that you never surrender to an arrest that’s illegal or unlawful.
Custodial and Non-Custodial Arrests: What Are the Differences?
If an officer has probable cause to make an arrest, that arrest is lawful. Period.
Requirements To Post Bail
Want to know the requirements of posting bail for a loved one in jail? Read this infographic to know all you need to.
3 Interesting Facts About Arrests in the US
Arrests in the US are more common than you’d think! In fact, even your highest estimate will probably lowball the number.
The 3 Most Common Crimes and Offenses in the US
Let’s start with some good news—there’s been a sharp decline in total violent crime statistics in the US. Between 1993 and 2018, the total number of violent crimes fell by 51%! This data was collected by the FBI, and included robberies, assaults, and incidents of rapes.
Possession of A Prohibited Weapon—All You Need to Know
Just like every other state, Indiana regulates firearm possession for the safety of its citizens. This is because while the Second Amendment grants individuals the right to possess firearms, this right is subject to certain terms and conditions.