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Why You Should Never Lie To Your Attorney

The Attorney Client Relationship   Like all relationships, the relationship between an attorney and their client is based on trust. trust, no relationship can work effectively. This might seem Cliché but it is not. I promise you that it definitely will not go well for your case if the first time your attorney learns of […]

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Why We Have Expectations For Our Clients

Thanks for choosing and entrusting The Lockwood Legal Group, llc to represent your legal interests. You have chosen the most resolute and hardworking attorneys in the country. As you roll your eyes, I can promise you, obtaining representation from another law firm, you are not likely to find yourself talking to your lawyer much on […]

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Marijuana Conditional Discharge

Marijuana Conditional Discharge: What is it and How Does it Work?    If you have been accused of Possession of Marijuana, there are many issues your attorney will review in deciding how to proceed with your case. One thing you might have to consider is whether you qualify for possession of marijuana conditional discharge (PL […]

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What is the attorney client privilege

The attorney client privilege is at the heart of the practice of law. It holds that, except for a few instances where the attorney client privilege does not apply, ANYTHING and EVERYTHING you tell your lawyer MUST be kept secret between the two of you. Specifically, your attorney is legally prohibited from disclosing anything you […]

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Indiana Drunk Driving Laws, Penalties, and Consequences

Indiana Drunk Driving Laws, Penalties, and Consequences   Below you will learn about the penalties for an OWI/DUI conviction in Indiana.   Indiana officially uses the term “operating while intoxicated” (OWI) instead of “driving under the influence” (DUI). However, some people still use DUI (driving under the influence) and DWI (driving while intoxicated) to refer […]

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How Long Does A DUI/DWI Conviction Remain On Your Criminal Record

How Long Does a DUI/DWI Conviction Stay on Your Criminal Record?   DUI convictions generally “washout” after a certain period of time and no longer count as priors. The consequences you face for a DUI/DWI conviction depend on various factors. However, among these factors, the number of prior DUI convictions you have tends to be […]

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How To Make Sure You Get Paid By Collecting On An Indiana Judgement

In law, a judgment is the formal decision made by an Indiana court following a lawsuit. At the same time the court may also make a range of court orders, such as imposing a sentence upon a guilty defendant in a criminal matter, or providing a remedy for the plaintiff in a civil matter. This […]

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What gets decided during a custody hearing

What Gets Decided in My Custody Case?   Your custody case will address the issues of custody (who the child lives with and who makes decisions for the child), parenting time, and child support.   Legal Custody and Physical Custody   There are two types of custody, legal and physical.   Legal custody   Legal […]

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