Can You Have a Gun If You Live With a Felon?

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Mar 08, 2023 | 0 Comments

Individuals that have been convicted of a crime and are out on probation don't have free reign over their lives just yet. Some of their rights may be restricted and can only be restored by the court when their probation period ends. One of these rights is the right to have a licensed firearm. ...

A Trick Question Police Use To Get Consent To Search

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Mar 02, 2023 | 0 Comments

Law enforcement has the duty to ensure that everyone is abiding by the laws of the land and to apprehend those who don't.They have some level of authority to conduct searches or do what is necessary to identify any violations of the law. However, there are also limitations to their authority. ...

How Fake Rap Lyrics Can Lead To Real Convictions

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Feb 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

The rap genre is akin to storytelling, portraying situations that have happened in real life or are fictional and exaggerated to create a relatable verse. Rap music is often a representation of street culture, with glorified situations of real experiences either of the rappers themselves or s...

Personal Relationships That Can Land You in Prison

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Feb 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

It's not exactly right to assume that everyone who goes to prison is a bad person. There are a lot of things that could have contributed to them ending up in jail. As the nature vs. nurture theory goes, a person is shaped both by their upbringing and environment. Their experiences and who they ...

Can You Secretly Record Calls In Indiana?

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Feb 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Can I record a telephone conversation if the other person on the line does not know that I am recording? When it comes to recording audio conversations, many states have what is called all-party consent, which requires both parties in a conversation to be aware of and give consent to recordi...

Criminal Defense Attorney Calls BS!

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Feb 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

My name is Corey Scott, and I am a criminal defense attorney here in Indianapolis, Indiana. As you can imagine with almost 20 years practicing in this area, I have heard just about everything. It seems like every day someone comes into my office with some type of misinformation. For example, ...

The Most Important Conversation After a Conviction!

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Jan 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

If you are in criminal court and have been convicted of a crime, this is going to be the most important interview of the entire process. For some people, this might be the most important interview of their life. It is the presentence investigation interview. Generally, cases will start with ch...

What You Need to Know About Plea Agreements

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Jan 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

What is a plea agreement? You might think that everybody knows what a plea agreement is, but as someone who is asked this question quite often, I can tell you that is untrue. For those out there who are unclear on what a plea agreement is, I will briefly walk through what they are and how they...

Why You Shoud Never Consent To Police Searches!!

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Dec 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

I have not done anything, and I do not have anything on me. What is the harm in consenting to a police search?   I am so glad that you asked that question because this scenario happens all the time. You get stopped, and the officer runs your information. Everything checks out, your license is...

Caving In & Catching Cases (Peer Pressure)

Posted by Corey L. Scott | Dec 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Over the years I have observed too many people make catastrophic, major mistakes, all because of a little peer pressure. I am not exaggerating here; I have seen an excessive amount of people who have completely ruined their lives thanks to peer pressure. There is a particular case that I know o...

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