What criminal records can be expunged in Indiana

What Criminal Records Can Be Expunged? If approved by a court, an expungement would limit access to the following elements of a criminal record: Arrests Criminal charges Criminal convictions Delinquency adjudications Trial court records Appellate court records Civil forfeiture records Protective orders Under Indiana Code chapter 35-38-9, criminal records in any of these categories and […]

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Do I Need an Expungement?

Do I Need an Expungement? Anyone with an Internet connection can see your criminal record. Potential employers, landlords, and licensing organizations are just a few of the entities that inquire about an individual’s criminal record. Whether they obtain a formal background check or merely check the state’s online case history portal, your criminal record is […]

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What Is an Expungement?

Everyone makes mistakes. While some are more serious then others, we at The Lockwood Legal Group believe everyone deserves a second chance at life. For those who have a criminal record, the process by which these persons can obtain this second chance is called expungement of a criminal record. What Is an Expungement? Expungement is […]

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The Process of Car Accident Cases

Car accidents happen every day in Indiana, but few people face the devastating injuries of a serious car accident more than once, if ever, in their lives. When our Indianapolis car accident attorneys at The Lockwood Legal Group, LLChelp injured individuals and families, we typically are providing legal representation to people who have been suddenly […]

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Outstanding Warrants for Failing to Appear at Court

Missing a criminal court date in Indiana is far more serious than simply missing an appointment. You can be charged with a separate, additional criminal offense of failure to appear under Indiana law.  The result could be additional jail time and fines separate from any originating charges that brought you to court in the first […]

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Everything You Need TO Know About Dog Bites Under Indiana Law

Dogs are usually considered great, friendly and playful family pets. Occasionally, dog bite injuries happen. Pet owners are generally responsible for controlling their pet, and suitably training and restraining them to avoid injury to the public. Failure to do this is illegal in many states and unfortunately, the owner may face legal action. There is […]

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What if you fall in a parking lot?

When we think of crowded parking lots for major chains like Walmart, Meijer, Target, CVS or Walgreens, the immediate concern is usually finding an empty space. However, experience has taught our attorneys that store and restaurant parking lots can be ground zero for a devastating injury. The Lockwood Legal Group has handled several personal injury […]

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The Basics About slip and fall cases

If you slip and fall at a local business’s establishment, you may wish to look into filing a claim. Fall is nearly here, and with the winter weather we get in Michiana, there is an ever-growing risk of ice, rain and possibly snow that could cause slick conditions. Slip-and-fall accidents caused by weather are common, […]

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Offering Free Legal Services To Medical Professionals Fighting CoronaVirus

As we all know, a global pandemic is sweeping through the world. It is called the CoronaVirus or Clovid19. The soldiers on the front line of this fight are those employed in the medical community. They are the nurses, nurse practitioners, surgeons, doctors, and other staff who work at hospitals and other medical facilities. In […]

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