Just about everyone knows that, if you are convicted of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), you will have to face consequences such as jail time, fines and a drivers’ license suspension. However, the installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) in...
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Who can search my cell phone if I’m on probation?
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Feb 1, 2022 | Criminal Defense
Dealing with probation can seem grueling. While you may be relieved to have an alternative to jail time, some of the restrictions that come with being on probation can feel overwhelming. One of the challenges of probation is a limited expectation of privacy. It can...
Could you qualify for an expungement?
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Sep 22, 2021 | Criminal Defense
Charges and convictions in your criminal record can affect your life opportunities, especially when it comes to housing and employment. However, convicted or not, you have the opportunity to restrict access to a portion of your records in Indiana. This process is...
How to reduce your chance of getting pulled over by the police
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Jun 17, 2021 | Traffic Offenses
Ridding the roadways of intoxicated drivers is the primary mission for many law enforcement officers. It is important for all Indiana drivers to understand this priority and take proactive steps to avoid confrontation by highway patrol officers in the state. Restrict...
Meth continues to be a problem here in Indiana
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | May 26, 2020 | Drug Charges
During the last decade, even as arrests for the possession and sale of methamphetamine around the nation began to plateau and decline, Indiana continued to see a rise in the problem. There may be several reasons why methamphetamine continues to be such a plague here...
What changes possession into possession with intent in Indiana?
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Apr 13, 2020 | Drug Charges
When it comes to drug offenses in Indiana, possession is typically the least serious potential charge someone can face, while manufacturing and trafficking charges are far more serious. Possession only means that you got caught with a drug that is either illegal or is...
An off-duty DUI charge can end your truck driving career
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Dec 9, 2019 | DUI Defense
Working as a truck driver is a demanding job. You probably work very long shifts, likely 10 hours or more on any given day. There are also the physical demands of the career, which include not only remaining alert and attentive while driving for hours on end but also...
Yes, you can challenge breathalyzer testing in a DUI charge
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Oct 29, 2019 | DUI Defense
When you could lose your driving privileges and your future is at stake, fighting your DUI charge is a top priority. As a legal situation in Philadelphia shows, you can challenge the accuracy of breathalyzer testing. An unusual discovery In the summer of 2016, an...
What you should know about felony DUI
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Aug 12, 2019 | DUI Defense
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can get you in real trouble. Intoxicated driving can lead to a failure to recognize traffic control devices, erratic driving and worse.In Indiana, operating while intoxicated (OWI) is the equivalent of a DUI. An arrest...
Understanding Indiana’s point system
On Behalf of Sallee Law, LLC | Jun 26, 2019 | Traffic Offenses
When you get convicted of a traffic violation in Indiana, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles assesses a certain number of points against your Indiana driver's license. How many points you get depends on the violation(s) for which you received a conviction.For...
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