When a judge recommends purposeful incarceration for sentencing, what does that actually mean? Lawyer Steven Knecht breaks down the legalese.
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Steven Knecht won the dismissal of drug charges based on a motion to suppress for an improper pat down search.
If you have a roommate under house arrest, it can affect the rights of everyone in the household.
Many people believe that they have not refused a breath test in their OWI cases because they took a portable breath test at scene of the traffic stop. However, the portable breath tests results are only admissible to establish probable cause for an arrest. Portable breath test results are not admissible at trial because these tests have not been approved by the Indiana Department of Toxicology as being scientifically reliable. Therefore, even if you take the portable field test, you still are required to take the certified breath test at the police station or jail if requested by the police...
It's a common question, and it may have bearing on you if your car is impounded. How does it work and is any evidence found permissible in court?