5 Reasons You Should Never Make Voluntary Statements To The Police

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Mar 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Under the 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution, you have the right not to be forced to make potentially self-incriminating statements. However, if you choose to make voluntary statements to police, you can waive this important constitutional right. In this article, Indianapolis, Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney shares "5 Reasons You Should Never Make Voluntary Statements To The Police."

SOCIAL MEDIA EVIDENCE

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Mar 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the age of social media and the proliferation of new social media tools and apps, law enforcement has increasingly turned to social media as a means to gather evidence related to potential crimes and suspects.

5 Things You Need To Know To Safely Record Police

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Mar 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 2016, we almost never leave home without our cell phones or some kind of device capable of recording. As such, over the years citizens are increasingly recording the police as they go about their business. This post explains 5 things you need to know to safely record the police, which you absolutely have a right to do as long as you are not interfering with their ability to do their job.

Double Jeopardy and O.J. Simpson

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Mar 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Police Department just announced that a bloody knife was found buried on O.J. Simpson's property and it is being tested to see if it is was used in the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. Under the 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, as it relates to O.J. Simpson, the outcome of the testing on the knife is of no consequence as he cannot be tried again for the murders.

SHUT UP ALREADY!!

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Oct 03, 2014 | 0 Comments

SHUT UP ALREADY! BY COREY L. SCOTT “ANY LAWYER WORTH HIS SALT WILL TELL THE SUSPECT IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS TO MAKE NO STATEMENTS TO THE POLICE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.” U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, ROBERT JACKSON Make no statements to the police under any circumstances. Justice Jackson's words, my ...

Post-bankruptcy Recovery

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Sep 08, 2012 | 0 Comments

http://blog.credit.com/2012/09/6-steps-to-recovering-from-bankruptcy-62290/ The decision to file bankruptcy is not an easy one. Society has taught us that bankruptcy is the worst thing you can do to your credit and will haunt you for the rest of your life. This is absolutely not true. While bank...

LIFELINE: LIFESAVING LAW

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Sep 07, 2012 | 0 Comments

LIFELINE: A NEW LIFE SAVING LAW BY ATTORNEY COREY L. SCOTT It has been said that confession is good for the soul. So let me start by confessing that until a few weeks ago, I had no idea that the Indiana legislature had passed a new law intended to save the lives of high school and college student...

INDIANAPOLIS: PROBATION

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Sep 07, 2012 | 0 Comments

PROBATION: A SIGH OF RELIEF OR SETUP FOR FAILURE By Attorney Corey L. Scott So your case is over and you're relieved that instead of sending you to prison, the Judge has chosen to place you on probation. But what exactly is probation? And what does it mean to be placed on probation? I know that t...

NEW CHILD SUPPORT LAW

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Aug 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

NEW CHILD SUPPORT LAW By Attorney Corey L. Scott A few months ago when I previewed proposed changes to the law this year, I promised to return to discuss the bills that actually became new law. Well, here we are just a few weeks before the new laws take effect. So my next several articles will di...

SOMETHING THAT EVERY BROTHER SHOULD KNOW!!!

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Jul 01, 2010 | 0 Comments

As Father's Day approaches, let me start by saying: I am a proud father and I truly respect men who step up to the plate on a daily basis and love, nurture and support their children. However, this column takes aim at a problem that seems to be all too common. Here's how it goes: A father calls a...

DON’T JUST COMPLAIN: FILE A COMPLAINT

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Jul 01, 2010 | 0 Comments

The brutal beating recently suffered by 15 year-old, Brandon Johnson at the hands of Indianapolis Police Department (“IMPD”) officers, provides the inspiration for this article. Although there are many police officers who “serve and protect” us on a daily basis without much appreciation or attent...

EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS: REAL TALK

Posted by Corey L. Scott | May 06, 2010 | 0 Comments

There is hardly a week that goes by that I don't receive at least one or two calls from people wanting to know if they can have an arrest record or criminal conviction expunged (removed) from their record. In most cases, the call comes from someone that was convicted of a crime many years ago, th...

Stopped By The Police: These Are The Rules

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Apr 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

It has been said that the only certain things in life are death and taxes. While there is some truth to this statement, here is another truth, most of us will be stopped by the police at some point in our lives. With this in mind, I humbly offer these rules in hopes that they will be helpful in y...

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