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Criminal Defense2018-11-22T12:52:32+00:00

Potential Criminal Charges In Indiana

  • Misdemeanor Charges

  • Probation Violations

  • Major Felony Charges

Don’t Try to Navigate the Legal System Alone.

Being charged with a traffic offense, misdemeanor or especially a major felony is a life-altering event, and having a defense attorney with the right skills and experience is important to make sure your legal rights are protected.  The Law Office of Gary M. Selig, P.C. handles cases, such as driving while suspended, DUI’s, Habitual Traffic Violators, traffic citations, CDL violations, and many other types of criminal cases, including violations of probation and community corrections.

Don’t try to navigate the legal system alone. The Law Office of Gary M. Selig, P.C. is on your side and here to help. We have experienced criminal defense attorneys who can make the difference you need today. Call today for a consultation.

  1. Tell them to BE POLITE, but not to answer any questions for the police. Politely inform the officers that you want to have your attorney present.  Do not answer any other questions or speak to the officers as anything you say can, and will be, used in court against you. 
  2. Contact our office immediately.  On the weekend or after hours, it is best to send an email for faster reply.

Contact our office immediately, by email, if possible.  Many times we can have the warrant recalled for you or schedule a good time to have you turn yourself in, if necessary.

Contact our office at your earliest convenience.  It may be possible to have any default judgment set aside and your case to proceed.  We can make an appointment to take a look at the circumstances of your case to see if you qualify.

Indiana Felonies

Felonies are severe offenses that are often associated with serious physical, emotional, or financial injury to a complainant. Felonies face anywhere from six months to life in state prison or even the death penalty.

  • Murder: 45 years to 65 years. The state may be able to try for life in state prison without parole or the death penalty and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Level 1 Felony: 20 to 40 years in state prison with an advisory sentence of 30 years and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Level 2 Felony: 10 to 30 years in state prison with an advisory sentence of 17.5 years and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Level 3 Felony: 3 to 16 years in state prison with an advisory sentence of 9 years and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Level 4 Felony: 2 to 12 years in state prison with an advisory sentence of 6 years and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Level 5 Felony: 1 to 6 years in state prison with an advisory sentence of 3 years and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Level 6 Felony: 6 months to 2.5 years in state prison with an advisory sentence of 1 year and up to $10,000 in fines

Indiana Misdemeanors

Misdemeanors are less serious and often minor offenses that face up to one year in county jail. There are three classes of misdemeanors.

  • Class A Misdemeanors: Up to one year in county jail and up to $5,000 in fines
  • Class B Misdemeanors: Up to 180 days in county jail and up to $1,000 in fines
  • Class C Misdemeanors: Up to 60 days in county jail and up to $500 in fines

Common misdemeanors include driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, public intoxication, and disorderly conduct.

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