If you are convicted of a felony in Indiana, the sentence imposed depends in part on the level or severity the felony offense. The Indiana Legislature revised the felony levels in 2014. As a result, sentencing courts must consider the date the crime was committed to determine which Indiana felony […]
The Indiana Sex Offender Registry was originally enacted in 1994. Despite being nearly a quarter-century old, there is still a great deal of misunderstanding about the registry. Many of these misunderstandings relate to things people think the registry requires. Violating the sex offender registry laws can lead to additional criminal […]
You may not have known that you have been buying or selling securities, but, if you received a subpoena from the Indiana Securities Division, investigators think it is a security as defined in Indiana Code § 23-19-1-2(28). If they want you to talk to them, you should first talk to someone who speaks their language: an Indiana securities law attorney.
“Smartphones are ubiquitous in modern life.” Katelin Eunjoo Seo v. State of Indiana. There already countless reasons not to carry a smartphone if you happen to be involved in criminal activities. The smartphone keeps track of your location, just about everything you say, and the questions you want the answers […]
Matt Kestian was the sex crimes prosecutor at the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office from 2012 through 2015. He currently practices law as a criminal defense attorney throughout central Indiana. Both as a prosecutor and now as a defense attorney Matt has handled many cases involving the Registry. The Indiana sex […]
If you operate a vehicle, i.e. any “device for transportation by land or air” that is not “moved by human power”, “runs only on rails or tracks”, a wheelchair,” or an “electric personal assistive mobility device” and you consume alcohol or use controlled substances (whether prescribed or not), you should […]