Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Indiana Hit and Run Laws

Under section 9-26-1-1.1, Indiana hit and run laws, the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident is a misdemeanor or felony. If the victim is injured or dead, the fleeing driver is guilty of a felony that may escalate to manslaughter or vehicular homicide. Obstructing traffic in Indiana is a class C infraction. Do … Read more

Indiana Sexting Laws

Indiana Sexting Laws

According to Indiana sexting laws, 18 is how old you must be to legally sext. Furthermore, it is illegal for adults to sext with minors below sixteen, but the age of consent is 16. Here is everything you need to know about the laws on sexting in Indiana: Quick take: Romeo and Juliet (house bill … Read more

Indiana Whistleblower Laws

State Laws of Indiana as they apply to Whistleblowers

A Summary of Indiana Whistleblower Laws Indiana follows the employment-at-will doctrine. Under this doctrine, employees can be discharged from work for any reason or no reason. However, Indiana has two exceptions to this doctrine that are used to protect employees. These include statutory protections and common law protections. Statutory protections are laws that are enacted … Read more

Indiana Lemon Law

Lemon laws as they apply to the state of Indiana

Summary of Indiana Lemon Laws Indiana’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

Indiana Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws as they apply to the state of Indiana

Everything you need to know about Child Support Laws in Indiana, updated for 2020. Indiana child support guidelines, on the basic level, serve three main functions. That is: One, to ensure an appropriate standard of support for children in the state factoring in the parent’s ability to pay. Two, to make child support awards equitable … Read more

Indiana Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations IN- Summary Indiana’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Indiana Recording Laws

Indiana Recording Law Summary: Is Indiana a One Party Consent State? Indiana recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In Indiana, it is a criminal offense to use any device to intercept communications, whether wire or electronic, without the consent of at least one person taking part in the communication. Ind. Code … Read more