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What Should You Do If You Have a Missed, Diluted, or Positive Drug Screen While on Probation?

Drug testing is a standard condition of probation in Indiana. If you have even a single missed, diluted, or positive drug screen, your probation officer can file a probation violation with the Court. If a probation violation is filed, it is critically important that you call our office. In Marion County, probationers are required to call a drug line every…

A Probation Violation Can Get You Locked Up

A probation violation can carry some severe consequences. Every day hundreds of people find themselves in jail on a probation violation. Worse, they do so without having a lawyer with the experience and know-how to defend them at a probation violation hearing. A probation violation is initiated by the Probation Violation filing a Notice of Probation Violation with the Court.…

Marijuana Users Under Attack in Indiana!

As you probably know, marijuana is still illegal in Indiana. Every day Prosecutors across the State delight in sending marijuana users to jail. Hundreds upon hundreds of hard-working Hoosiers have their permanent criminal histories stained with marijuana convictions. A marijuana conviction can literally ruin your life. Indiana’s Governor, Legislature, and law enforcement agencies have vehemently opposed marijuana legalization. This, despite…

Protecting Your Rights from Illegal Searches and Seizures

If you have ever watched the show COPS you have likely seen the police repeatedly violate the Constitutional rights of individuals. The police routinely and illegally search homes and cars without warrants and interrogate individuals without first providing Miranda warnings.Unfortunately, illegal and unlawful searches and seizures are as common in the real world as they are on TV. Privacy and individual rights…

Field Sobriety Tests and Your Legal Rights

Imagine driving home from Friday happy hour when you see red and blue lights in your rear view mirror. A police officer is pulling you over. If the officer suspects that you have been drinking, he might ask you perform a field test. These tasks usually help officers determine if a driver is too intoxicated to drive. As the officer…