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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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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First OWI offense in Indiana

The administrative and criminal penalties for a first OWI/DUI in Indiana. In Indiana, driving under the influence (DUI) is generally referred to as “operating while intoxicated” (OWI). A person can be convicted of OWI for driving a vehicle: with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or more (learn how BAC is related to the […]

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General Information About Orders of Protection

General Information About Orders of Protection   An Order of Protection is also known as a Protective Order. It is an order you get from the court that tells someone to leave you alone. Of course, it is only a piece of paper, and it is not absolute protection against violence. However, it certainly can […]

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What to expect during discovery in an INDIANA divorce

After hiring an attorney, your work will not be complete. While your attorney will certainly manage many aspects of the dissolution process on your behalf, the client’s “to do” list will not likely be a short one. Most important of those “to dos” will likely be the gathering and delivery of a great deal of […]

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Injured at Work Legal Claims

Work Injury Claims   Workers compensation or work injury claims are often handled differently than personal injury claims.   Most commonly, the victim in a work injury seeks compensation from an employer’s workers compensation insurance rather than the employer themselves.   Employers in most states are required to insure their employees in case of injury. […]

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How Much Money Can I Receive in a Workers Compensation Claim in Indiana

How Much Money Can I Receive For A Workers Comp Claim in Indiana?   If you are injured on the job in Indiana and unable to return to work for more than a week, you may be entitled to receive paid medical care and compensation for your lost wages equal to two-thirds of your average […]

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Workers Compensation Requirements and Penalties in Indiana

Workers Compensation Requirements and Penalties in Indiana   IC-22-3-2-2 requires employers to carry workers compensation coverage, with some exceptions   All Indiana employers must provide Workers Compensation coverage to all employees subject to Indiana Code 22-3-2-2.   IC 22-3-2-2 Mandatory compliance; burden of proof; exemptions     Sec. 2. (a) Every employer and every employee, except as […]

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exclusive remedy provision of Indiana’s Workers Compensation Act

Indiana Workplace Injuries and the “Exclusive Remedy” Provision of Indiana’s Workers’ Compensation Act   Being involved in an Indiana workplace accident is a stressful experience. Not only must the injured employee worry about physical recovery after the accident, but injured employees must also take time away from work.   On top of this, there are […]

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