A 22-year-old unemployed man was recently charged with Level 5 battery involving serious bodily injury. He was allegedly walking through the neighborhood with his friends when a neighbor confronted them, striking her with a skateboard. The young man faced up to six years in jail and a fine of $10,000. Attorney Sean Hessler thoroughly investigated…
When a 21-year-old man was charged with his second OWI as a misdemeanor, he received a year of probation and a 60-day license suspension. However, at his first probation meeting, he admitted to having violated his probation in the interim. This seriously jeopardized his standing and could have sent him to jail. But, Indianapolis DUI…
A 32-year-old warehouse worker allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and was charged with a Level 6 felony of domestic violence in front of a child, Level 6 felony of strangulation, a misdemeanor of interfering with the reporting of a crime, and a violation of probation for a prior offense relating to operating a vehicle while intoxicated.…
A 38-year-old warehouse worker was recently charged with a Level 6 felony of domestic violence in front of a child, which exposed him to up to three years in prison. While the victim initially stated that he pushed her down, when attorney Hessler questioned her under oath, she changed her story, and the case was…
By: Heidi Urness, Strategic Legal Counsel at Cultiva Law (@MaryJaneEsquire) Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued yet another “statement” regarding its ever-evolving position with respect to CBD, again offering little to no information, and providing generally no predictability, to business working with – or considering working with – CBD. Many CBD business owners,…
An important bill concerning cannabis and banking advanced out of committee yesterday, meaning the proposed legislation will go to the full U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. After days of debate and numerous attempted amendments by Republican lawmakers to delay the bill, HR 1595 was ultimately approved by the House Financial Services Committee by…
Most people understand the possible penalties of a criminal conviction in Indiana could include fines, probation, and even incarceration. But criminal convictions – even misdemeanors – can result in additional consequences that could affect your livelihood, reputation, and relationships. Because the damage of a criminal conviction is so far-reaching, it is vital that you contact…
When you have a pending Indiana family law case, especially concerning child custody and visitation, the matter can quickly become more complicated if you are charged with a crime. If you are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs while you have a pending family case, you need an attorney with experience…
Not long ago, a 34-year-old painter was charged with multiple crimes stemming from an argument with his wife where he allegedly attempted to drive away, dragging her with the car. This exposed him two and a half years behind bars for a Level 6 felony for criminal recklessness, an A misdemeanor for domestic battery, and…
Recently, a 42-year-old nurse was charged with a Level 6 Felony of a controlled substance by fraud and Level 6 Felony for possession of a narcotic drug. She allegedly was taking extra medication out of the drug vault at work and keeping the excess for herself. After enlisting drug attorney Sean Hessler, who aggressively advocated…