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  • Criminal Law

    The latest posts for Criminal Law are listed below.
    • Indiana’s Expungement Law

      Indiana passed a law in 2015 regarding the eligibility of some individuals for an expungement of their criminal records. The old rule regarding expungement was extremely harsh—only charges resulting in a dismissal, acquittal, or conviction that is later made void were eligible for restriction from public records. No one who was actually found guilty of a crime was eligible to have his or her ...

    DUI/DWI

    The latest posts for DUI/DWI are listed below.
    • Challenging the Physical Evidence in Your DWI Case

      When you’re facing a charge of driving while intoxicated (DWI), you could be facing high fines, years in jail, and the loss of your license for a certain length of time. Because the stakes can be high in these cases, it’s vital to have a skilled criminal law attorney who can help you challenge any physical evidence the prosecution might use against you in court. Physical evidence in a DWI case can ...
    • When Does a DWI Become a Felony in Indiana?

      Many people are understandably nervous when they are arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). However, what they don’t understand is that not all DWI crimes can be considered misdemeanor offenses. Indiana law allows some DWI charges to become felonies rather than misdemeanors, which means a felony will be on your permanent record and you might also have to serve years in prison. ...
    • Understanding DWI Penalties in Indiana

      When a person drives while intoxicated (DWI), also known as operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), he or she could be convicted and face severe penalties depending on a variety of factors. Blood alcohol content (BAC), the age of the defendant, and prior convictions all contribute to the severity of the charge. For example, a 1 st DWI conviction with a BAC ranging between 0.08% and 0.15% is a ...

    Fireworks Defense

    The latest posts for Fireworks Defense are listed below.
    • The Science Behind Fireworks

      The Fourth of July is around the corner, which means fireworks will soon illuminate the nation’s sky with a glittery light show that will surely captivate every onlooker. They are as much a part of our culture as grilling on the barbecue with friends and family on this treasured summer holiday. We have all likely enjoyed these sparkling spectacles several times, but what actually goes into making ...
    • Firework Safety: Everyone's Responsibility

      At Brooke-Stevens, P.C., we care extensively about the safety of individuals who are involved in the fireworks business as well as those who use these products. Especially around Fourth of July, fireworks are an exciting way to celebrate with friends and loved ones. These products are even referred to in the national anthem by Francis Scott Key as a tool that adds excitement to our nation’s ...
    • Defending Against Firework Injuries on New Year's

      New Year’s Eve is a time of celebration for many individuals throughout the state of Indiana and the nation, filled with drinks, merriment, the making of personal goals, and reflection of the year past. Unfortunately, as we all know, the amount of alcohol consumed on this day tends to lead people to make less-than-safe decisions – particularly involving fireworks. While fireworks can be good fun ...
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