Criminal Defense

If you were arrested for minor possession, public intoxication, possession of paraphernalia or another crime, take a look at the Indiana Code below. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us for a free initial consultation.

Minor Possession:
When a minor is in possession or consumes an illegal alcoholic beverage... See Indiana Code: 7.1-5-7-7

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Public Intoxication:
When a person is in a state of intoxication (due to alcohol or a controlled substance) in a public place... See Indiana Code: 7.1-5-1-3

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Operating While Intoxicated:
Indiana Code: 9-30-5-1, 9-30-5-2, 9-30-5-3

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Possession of Controlled Substance:
When a person (without a valid prescription) knowingly possesses a controlled substance classified in schedule I, II, III, or IV, except marijuana or hashish... See Indiana Code: 35-48-4-7

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Possession of Paraphernalia:
A person who possesses a raw material, an instrument, a device, or other object that the person intends to use for a controlled substance... See Indiana Code: 35-48-4-8.3

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Indiana Criminal Conversion:
When a person knowingly or intentionally exerts unauthorized control over property of another person... See Indiana Code: 35-43-4-3

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Driving While Suspended:
When a person operates a motor vehicle upon a highway while the person's driving privilege, license, or permit is suspended or revoked... See Indiana Code: 9-24-19-1

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Driving While Suspended with Prior:
When a person operates a motor vehicle upon a highway when the person knows that the person's driving privilege, license, or permit is suspended or revoked... See Indiana Code: 9-24-19-3

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Habitual Violator of Traffic Offenses:
When a person has accumulated at least two (2) judgments within a ten (10) year period.. See Indiana Code: 9-30-10-4 (subsections a, b, c). If it appears from the records maintained in the bureau that a person's driving record makes the person a habitual violator under section 4 of this chapter, the bureau shall mail a notice to the person's last known address that informs the person that the person's driving privileges will be suspended in thirty (30) days... See Indiana Code 9-30-10-5 (subsection b)

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