According to research, children of incarcerated parents are around five times more likely to end up in prison if there is no parental involvement. However, this doesn’t mean you should give up on trying to prevent that from happening. You’ll have to work within the prison guidelines and continue making arrangements to extend your support. Continue reading
Posts made in December 2020
What to Do When Your Teen Is Arrested?
Getting arrested is scary! Seeing a teen behind bars is even worse. Teen arrests are more common in the US than you think. Back in 2019, as many as 696,620 teenagers were arrested in the US. Given the age’s vulnerability, your teen is probably not aware of how they can get out of jail. Continue reading
Differences Between an Arrest and Detention
A common misconception in criminal law is assuming that an arrest is the same as being detained. Under both circumstances you interact with the police, but an arrest signifies that you are charged with a crime. A detention is simply being taken away to be questioned by a police. Whether you have been arrested or detained, it’s essential to understand the differences and know your rights. Continue reading
A Quick Look at Indiana’s Second Chance Law
Indiana legislature has overhauled expungements in the past few years. The expungement statutes were reviewed and changed on July 1, 2015. The Indiana 35-38-9 statute controls the sealing of the records and expungements. This is essentially what the Second Chance Law is about. Continue reading
Easy Tips to Avoid Paying Too Much in Bail
If your family or friend is put behind bars for a crime they didn’t commit, you’ll do everything in your control to free them. This includes agreeing to pay whatever amount of bail demanded of you. Continue reading
The Relationship Between Arrests And PTSD
Mental health is a very prominent subject today, yet it is not taken seriously. Those who have been pulled over by the police or have been arrested for any reason are more deeply affected than how they might seem on the surface. Continue reading
Help Your Loved One Adjust To Life After Prison
Adapting to a healthy lifestyle after spending years in jail may be challenging for prisoners.
Out on Bail- What You Can and Can’t Do
When you are out on bail, there are some restrictions on what you can and cannot do.
What Is an Unlawful Arrest?
Getting arrested is a stressful situation. You’re afraid and uncertain of what’s about to come. But every arrest isn’t legal. Wrongful and unlawful arrests also happen when a person is wrongfully convicted by a police officer. Officers lack legal authority in such cases. Continue reading
Police Raids: What Are Your Rights?
The police can conduct raids to search homes and other premises for a multitude of reasons. Since so much goes on during a raid and it catches people off-guard, there’s generally widespread confusion about a person’s legal rights. Continue reading