Understanding The Courtroom Process

Why You Need An Attorney If Charged With Domestic Violence

If you're arrested for domestic violence, your mind might be racing as to the effect this charge could have on you. It's important to remain as calm as you can and find an attorney who has had success in representing those accused of domestic violence. This isn't a time at which it's smart to attempt to defend yourself, even if doing so might seem tempting for whatever reason. As soon as you're able to sit down with an attorney, you can begin to tell your side of the story and help him or her to build your defense. Read More 

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act: A New Line Of Defense In Indiana?

Does the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) provide an affirmative defense in criminal cases in Indiana? The FRAU was signed into law with the purpose of essentially allowing people whose religious convictions run up against the law to avoid being forced to obey the law unless absolutely necessary for the sake of a civilized society. However, felony criminal defendants are also finding them RFRA provides them a new method of defense, depending on the circumstances of their case. Read More 

A Guide To DUI Defense

When you are charged with a DUI offense, it can be a very stressful experience with a lot to lose. Due to the severity of the situation, you will need to learn some important information on driving under the influence charges and how to fight them. In this regard, you can start out with these points below, as you also reach out to a DUI defense attorney who will be able to assist you. Read More 

Don’t Let A Positive Drug Test Convince You To Take A Plea—Those Tests May Be More Unreliable Than You Think!

If you're under arrest for a drug charge, hearing from the police or the prosecution that the drug tests on any evidence they've seized (including your bloodwork) have come back positive might just be enough to make you throw in the proverbial towel and agree to a plea bargain. Before you do that, however, have a long talk with your attorney about just how unreliable those drug tests can actually be—and learn more about how they can be overcome in court. Read More 

3 Things To Know If You Are Arrested For A Drug Crime From Your Roommate’s Actions

If the police showed up to your apartment with a search warrant and arrested you and your roommate for a drug crime, you may wonder why this has happened, especially if you had no clue there were drugs in the apartment. When drugs are found in an apartment, the police have the right to arrest everyone living there; however, this does not mean that your drug charge will stick. Here are a couple important things you should know if you are in a situation like this. Read More