Porter County Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Campbell Scores Major Indiana Court of Appeals Victory
In a surprising reversal, the Indiana Court of Appeals overturned a decision of the Porter Superior Court denying a Motion to Suppress filed by Porter County Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Campbell. In Marshall v. State of Indiana, 64A05-1710-CR-2368, the Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s denial of Attorney Campbell’s Motion to Suppress Evidence based … Continue reading Porter County Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Campbell Scores Major Indiana Court of Appeals VictoryRead More
4/20 “Marijuana Day” Celebrators Beware
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 BewareRead More
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
Indiana Supreme Court to Hold Oral Argument at Portage High School October 30, 2015
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, 2015Read More
Indiana Expungement Changes 2015
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 2015Read More
Clean Up Your Criminal Record Indiana!
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!Read More
Civil Forfeiture Indiana: Wait–the Police Can Take My Property???
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???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
Indiana Criminal Record Expungement Law: A Good, Fair, and Just Social Policy
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 PolicyRead More