Criminal Law

Indiana Felony Levels Explained

Indiana Felony Levels Explained

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 […]

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Indiana Sex Offender Registration Misunderstandings

Indiana Sex Offender Registration Misunderstandings

The Indiana Sex Offender Registry was originally enacted in 1994.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 […]

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You Received a Securities Division Subpoena? Do Three Things Immediately

You Received a Securities Division Subpoena? Do Three Things Immediately

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.

Indiana Sex Offender Registry Misunderstandings

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 […]

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