Criminal Law

4/20 “Marijuana Day” Celebrators Beware

April 20, 2017 by: Michael Campbell

For those of you who may not know, today is April 20th (“4/20“). To a lot of people 4/20 is just another day but to others it is a day dedicated to the celebration of Marijuana and its use. Due to the widespread recognition of 4/20 and the fact that Marijuana is illegal in most states, including Indiana, … Continue reading 4/20 “Marijuana Day” Celebrators Beware

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SFT’s Lake County Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Campbell Wins Not Guilty

December 28, 2016 by: Chris Buckley

SFT Lawyers is proud to announce that Lake County Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney Michael A. Campbell received a Not-Guilty ruling on behalf of his client who was charged with Battery in a Lake County Court. The presiding judge granted Lake County Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney Michael A. Campbell ’s Motion for Involuntary Dismissal after the Prosecution … Continue reading SFT’s Lake County Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Campbell Wins Not Guilty

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Get Back on the Road with a Hardship License *

October 29, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

        Hardship License s Are Now Called “Specialized Driving Privileges” January 1, 2015 the Indiana law changed regarding suspended licenses and what were formerly known as “hardship licenses” or “probationary licenses“.  The new law (now found at I.C. 9-30-16 et. seq.) allows what are now called “Specialized Driving Privileges” which allow a … Continue reading Get Back on the Road with a Hardship License *

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Indiana Supreme Court to Hold Oral Argument at Portage High School October 30, 2015

October 20, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

The Indiana Supreme Court will travel to Portage High School in Portage, Indiana on Friday, October 30, 2015 to hear the case, Leonard Suggs v. State of Indiana (02S03-1508-CR-510).  The general public is invited to attend, along with students from various schools in Porter County. (The link to the Official Page can be found here.) … Continue reading Indiana Supreme Court to Hold Oral Argument at Portage High School October 30, 2015

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Indiana Expungement Changes 2015

August 3, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

Indiana Expungement Changes 2015 Indiana expungement is a hot topic in Indiana law that SFT Lawyers have written extensively about.  (Read more here.)  Indiana expungement is a process by which those who have been arrested and/or convicted can hide arrests or convictions from public view. The Indiana expungement law was changed, effective July 1, 2015. … Continue reading Indiana Expungement Changes 2015

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Clean Up Your Criminal Record Indiana!

July 21, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

The SFT Law Blog has written extensively on the subject of criminal record expungement Indiana, and we are eager and ready to clean up your criminal record Indiana!  (See, “Indiana Criminal Record Expungement Law: A Good, Fair, and Just Social Policy”; “Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely! Get a Better Job With an Indiana Criminal Record Expungement”; … Continue reading Clean Up Your Criminal Record Indiana!

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Civil Forfeiture Indiana: Wait–the Police Can Take My Property???

July 8, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

Civil forfeiture is a process by which law enforcement can confiscate property of citizens when an officer reasonably believes it is more likely than not that the property was involved in the commission of a crime.  Sounds innocent, right?  Hardly.  This practice becomes perverted when the citizen is never formally charged with any crime, and the … Continue reading Civil Forfeiture Indiana: Wait–the Police Can Take My Property???

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New Indiana Traffic Law – ‘Move Over’ Indiana!

June 2, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

In a surprising last minute measure, the Indiana General Assembly recently passed a new Indiana traffic law requiring drivers to allow faster drivers to pass in the left lane by requiring that slower drivers move into the right lane when not passing.  (See,  IndyStar, “New Indiana law Requires Slower Drivers to Move into Right Lane,” … Continue reading New Indiana Traffic Law – ‘Move Over’ Indiana!

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Driving While Suspended Porter County

May 18, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

Driving While Suspended Porter County or Lake County, Indiana is Not a Good Place to Be Driving while suspended Porter County or Lake County, Indiana is risky business.  You might have been told or sent a notice by the courts or the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles recently that your driver’s license has been suspended. … Continue reading Driving While Suspended Porter County

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Indiana Criminal Record Expungement Law: A Good, Fair, and Just Social Policy

May 4, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

The SFT Blog has written extensively on Indiana criminal record expungement law.  (See, “Criminal Post Conviction Relief Available July 1, 2013 for A, B, and C Felonies in Indiana!”, “Major Exciting Changes to Indiana’s Second Chance Expungement Act for 2013”, and, “Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely! Get a Better Job with an Indiana Criminal Record … Continue reading Indiana Criminal Record Expungement Law: A Good, Fair, and Just Social Policy

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