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
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
Adapting to a healthy lifestyle after spending years in jail may be challenging for prisoners.
When you are out on bail, there are some restrictions on what you can and cannot do.
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
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
Many a time people are pulled dover and questioned by the police, but they don’t feel like they are free to walk away from an officer. In such circumstances, it’s essential to know your rights and the state law. Continue reading
There are many faux pas that police officers employ. They commonly include issuing ticky-tack tickets to show a stack at the end of their shift, eclipsing during breaks while on duty and not abiding by the allotted time, and milking calls for quick action. Continue reading
If a person is arrested, they get to know about the charges against them filed by the prosecutor in a hearing known as an arraignment. Unless they plead guilty or the prosecutor removes the charges, they go for a trial in which the prosecutor proves their charges. This blog explains arraignment and a trial in detail. Continue reading