Getting arrested is a scary experience. It puts your hard-earned reputation at risk, and other than that, it may also put you in a financial crunch. And we haven’t even mentioned the legal expenses and extended court appearances! In short, it’s a lot of trouble.
If you’re not sure about what public defenders are, they’re attorneys appointed by the state or federal government to provide legal representation to individuals who have been criminally charged, or require assistance in certain civil matters, but cannot afford to hire private attorneys for some reason. Continue reading
The United States incarcerates more individuals than any other nation in the world. In 2016, the jails and prisons of the country held around 2.2 million inmates, with another 4.5 million being held in other correctional facilities. In other words, 1 out if every 38 American adults were in some type of correctional facility. Continue reading
Posting bail on a pre-trial basis in Indiana is not as hard as it sounds. There are two reasons why we make this claim: Continue reading
If you’ve landed in some legal trouble, the three main stakeholders are the judge, your attorney, and the bail bond agent. Each of them has an instrumental role to play in guaranteeing your bail and consequently, paving the way for a positive outcome. Continue reading
Theft and robbery are commonly used to refer to the same thing but since we are looking at things from the legal perspective, these two terms differ. Here is how: