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How to choose a criminal defense attorney in Indianapolis?

How to choose a criminal defense attorney? – Locate several attorneys with experience in the specific area. -Set up initial consultations with at least three criminal defense attorneys. A lot offer a free initial consultation. -Come prepared: bring a copy of your Probable Cause Affidavit and a list of questions. -Ask the criminal defense attorney [..]

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Modification of sentence

35-38-1-17. Modification of sentence. (a)  Notwithstanding IC 1-1-5.5-21, this section applies to a person who: (1)  commits an offense; or (2)  is sentenced; before July 1, 2014. (b)  This section does not apply to a credit restricted felon. (c)  Except as provided in subsections (k) and (m), this section does not apply to a violent criminal. (d)  As used in this section, [..]

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Can Police Lie?

Greg Spencer, a criminal defense attorney in Indianapolis answers: “yes”.  What could be considered “trickery”  alone does not make a confession inadmissible. The court must look to see whether the deception is reasonably likely to produce a false confession. People v. Farnam (2002) 28 Cal.4th 107; Hawkins v. Lynaugh (5th Cir. 1988) 844 F.2d 1132 It is important [..]

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What to do if you are arrested?

Hopefully you never have to experience it; however it is better to be ready and not need that knowledge versus experience something and not know what to do. Just because you are arrested, does not necessarily mean chargers will be filed against you. If you feel that you are arrested for the wrong reasons, you [..]

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