Get Back on the Road with a Hardship License *
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 *Read More
New Indiana Traffic Law – ‘Move Over’ Indiana!
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!Read More
Driving While Suspended Porter County
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 CountyRead More
U.S. Supreme Court: Illegal Police Dog Search after Traffic Stop
In a somewhat surprising decision, the United States Supreme Court has determined that police officers conducted an illegal police dog search of a car because the illegal police dog search occurred after the traffic stop has concluded. In Rodriguez v. United States, No. 13–9972, decided yesterday, April 21, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided that conducting a … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court: Illegal Police Dog Search after Traffic StopRead More
Suspended Indiana Drivers License? Get Your Indiana Drivers License Back with SFT Lawyers
Do you have a suspended Indiana drivers license? Have your Indiana driving privileges been revoked? Are you tired of fighting the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (“BMV“) over the reinstatement of your driving privileges? Are court costs and fines preventing you from obtaining a valid Indiana Driver’s License? Get Help Restoring Your Suspended Indiana Drivers … Continue reading Suspended Indiana Drivers License? Get Your Indiana Drivers License Back with SFT LawyersRead More
Major Changes to Indiana’s Traffic Law for Indiana Traffic Attorneys
Indiana traffic attorney s take note: Effective January 1, 2015, the Indiana General Assembly has dramatically changed Indiana traffic law as we once knew it. Most notably, Indiana has done away with its old scheme of driver’s license suspensions to reduce the number of suspended drivers in Indiana, and allowed many drivers, previously ineligible, to obtain limited … Continue reading Major Changes to Indiana’s Traffic Law for Indiana Traffic AttorneysRead More
Know Your Rights: A Quick Reference Guide from a Porter County Criminal Defense Attorney
Hopefully, you never have to deal with law enforcement throughout your entire life. Most people don’t. Well, at least, as the subject of an criminal investigation. But chances are, at some point at some time in your life, you will be approached by an officer of law enforcement, if for no other reason, for a … Continue reading Know Your Rights: A Quick Reference Guide from a Porter County Criminal Defense AttorneyRead More
Do Traffic Ticket Quotas Exist in Lake or Porter County, Indiana?
For a long time as a Lake and Porter County traffic ticket attorney, I have wondered whether traffic ticket quotas are a myth or reality. The common knowledge among people has always been that police regularly employ traffic ticket quotas and that their promotions are solely based on the number of Lake County traffic tickets or … Continue reading Do Traffic Ticket Quotas Exist in Lake or Porter County, Indiana?Read More
Do Not Pay Traffic Tickets in Indiana Without Reading This First!
I was speaking recently with litigants outside of a local courtroom while waiting for a trial, and I happened to overhear a few of them talking about just paying traffic infractions. I could not believe that individual traffic defendants did not know that there are other options besides paying traffic tickets and incurring points on their … Continue reading Do Not Pay Traffic Tickets in Indiana Without Reading This First!Read More
Driving on a Suspended License? Hire a Porter County Traffic Ticket Lawyer Today!
Driving on a suspended driver’s license is risky business. You are probably spending more time looking in your rear-view mirror than focusing on the road in front of you these days. You are scouring behind you, looking for a marked police car, and hoping that none of the other cars are unmarked police vehicles. It … Continue reading Driving on a Suspended License? Hire a Porter County Traffic Ticket Lawyer Today!Read More