What is Murder?

What is Murder?

Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or plausible/moral intent, especially the unlawful killing of another human with malice aforethought. This state of mind may, depending upon the jurisdiction, distinguish murder from other forms of...
What is a Level 4 Felony in Indiana?

What is a Level 4 Felony in Indiana?

In Indiana, a  Level 4 Felony, which is formerly a C Felony, under Indiana criminal law, has the potential sentence of between two (2) and twelve (12) years under the direct supervision of the Indiana Department of Corrections. Indiana Code 35-50-2-5.5 dictates the...
What is a Felony

What is a Felony

In general, a felony can be defined as any criminal offense that results in a prison of one year or longer. Felonies tend to be crimes that involve violence and are considered harmful or dangerous to society. Felonies also include some of the most serious types of...
What is Restitution

What is Restitution

Criminal restitution is money ordered by the court to repay a victim (or the victim’s insurance) for financial losses. It is the right of a victim to be reimbursed for losses caused directly by the crime. Restitution is not a punishment for the offender; it is a...