The pretrial conference occurs a week or two prior the scheduled trial date. It is a time for the prosecutor and defense attorney to have final negotiations often with the assistance of the judge. It is also used to see where the trial is in the trial calendar. Pretrial conference is held in chambers. Defendants and families do not attend.
The timing of an expungement varies depending on what the conviction(s) is. You should consult with a lawyer.
Generally, an individual will need to apply for Specialized Driving Privileges. There may be additional measures that need to be taken.
In Indiana we have protective orders and No Contact Orders. A No Contact Order is issued in a criminal case in order to protect an alleged victim or witness. A Protective Order may be issued in a variety of situations. It may restrict contact with a person or place or restricted activity. There is a Protective Order statute in Indiana which provides for restricted contact for family or intimate partners or victims of stalking if there has been violence, destruction of property, or threats of violence or destruction of property.
The court may issue a bench warrant if you fail to appear for a court date.
There is an electronic board giving courtroom information in the Vanderburgh County courthouse. For other counties, I recommend checking with the security staff upon arrival.
You can use Doxpop.com
Yes, we accept bond receipts with an additional cash payment in Vanderburgh County. The policy varies in surrounding counties.
Cash, check, money order and credit and debit cards.
We would issue a refund after the case is finished. A cash payment is still required.
Ms. Taylor makes weekly visits to the Vanderburgh County jail. The movement of the case as well as case load determine who is seen at each visit.
Generally, an offer is made in Vanderburgh County within the first month of charges being filed. This may vary for more serious cases. The time frame varies in other counties.
Any transfer from one person to another. Money or anything else of value need not change hands for a dealing charge to apply.
The attorney client relationship is one of agency. Payment of fees does not alter the attorney client relationship in any way.
Any statement made by a criminal defendant to anyone other than their lawyer, with very limited exceptions, can be used against them in their case. In the current age of technology it is a very real danger to make any statements concerning any criminal case on a jail recorded phone call. Those phone calls are routinely used in court.