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Can a probable cause statement be used on two different people after the first charge on a person is dismissed

The incident occured a month before any charges were issued.The incident involved Joe Smith Jr,the officer detained Joe Smith Jr and ended up just making Joe Smith Jr sign a no trespassing order.A ...
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Can I live in Ohio for a year while still remaining an Indiana resident?

Say that I live in one state and have everything registered to that state (e.g., car insurance, health insurance, etc.), but I want to move to another state for one year and then come back. Would I be ...
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Mailing advertisements of goods to areas where they are illegal

I received an advertisement in my mailbox for a dispensary located in a different state (Michigan), where marijuana is legal. However, where I live it is illegal for both recreational and medical use....
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Adding reflective tape to personal vehicle

Backstory: A few nights ago I was tailgated by a driver with unnecessarily-bright lights (likely stock, but still... when I can see my shadow on the road in front of me that seems excessive). I was ...
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Indiana governor's pardon powers

Can the governor of Indiana issue preemptive pardons like the POTUS can? If so, what is the source of law that expressly confirms this, or at least leaves little doubt that this is within the ...
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Is there a law that regulates charging an online account to which the owner has no access?

Is it legal for an online service to charge an account holder credit card for services that are contingent on the account holder being able to manage their account if the account holder's access has ...
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Tenants in Common with Rights of Survivorship

Does anyone know if when you have a deed for "tenants in common with rights of survivorship" and a tenant sells their interest before someone has died? Does the buyer get to keep it, or ...
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Is selling an autographed mugshot of oneself a violation of Indiana's "Son of Sam" (notoriety-for-profit) law?

Let's hypothetically say a person is arrested and booked into a county jail. During the intake process, their mugshot is taken. Let's also say that later on the arrest makes major news, even beyond ...
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Process of Protective Orders Hearing (Indiana)

My understanding is that, first, the petitioner testifies, presents evidence and possibly calls witnesses, and, the respondent does the same. My questions are the following. Is the the entire process ...
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Is Indiana Handgun Permit Valid, If I'm no Longer a Resident?

Indiana offers a lifetime handgun permit to Indiana residents, per IC 35-47-2-4 (a)(2): Licenses to carry handguns shall be either qualified or unlimited, and are valid for ... the life of the ...
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Victim of larceny doesn't press charges. Does this mean suspect walks free?

Location: Indiana, USA. A home/ranch owner (victim) thinks he is being stolen from. He rigs a lot of his possessions with tracking devices (apple airtags) and puts a lot of cameras on premises. Some ...
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What rights do minors have in Indiana

I am 20 years old and my younger brother, still a minor at 16, is battling with our parents over them seizing his property without any real cause, and refusing to return any of it, clearly outlining ...
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If possibly exposed to COVID-19, can I use my best judgment?

In most U.S. states, COVID-19 regulations such as wearing masks and social distancing are no longer mandated, at least not for people who don't have the virus. Are there laws in those states, such as ...
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University Vaccination Requirements

Headlines indicate Indiana students sue over COVID-19 vaccine requirement Even if the institution is a state university, doesn't every educational institution have the responsibility and authority to ...
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Termination letter marked 1 day early

Someone I know was let go from their job on 4/1, he was using the insurance provided by his employer. In his employment contract it states insurance will remain active through the rest of the month ...
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After death what are the requirements of a next of kin?

After death what are the requirements of a next of kin? For example after my parents die can I say "I'm not touching that with a ten foot pole"? (Not that I would.) I live in Indiana.
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Is there a legal professional who can be hired to assist with insurance for patients with complicated medical needs?

Is there a specific category of legal professional that could be hired specifically to assist with the filing of the paperwork and management of insurance claims on behalf of an individual? I am not ...
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Indiana trespass law

Indiana Code 35-43-2-2 states: (c) A person has been denied entry under subsection (b)(1) when the person has been denied entry by means of: (1) personal communication, oral or written; (2) posting ...
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Is there a Legal term to put before a definition to describe a comma separated list of items (i.e. "collectively")

I have the following statement in a contract: I understand that as part of my job duties I may be asked to create or contribute to the creation of marketing materials, office documents, website ...
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Is Plummer v State still valid under contemporary law?

Apparently, in Plummer v State back in 1893, the court ruled an individual may act in self-defense against a police officer provided there is unlawful use of force. Note, this does not mean self-...
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What can I do if someone posts nude pictures of me on the Internet?

I live in Michigan and my ex girlfriend lives in Indiana. She took a picture of me fully nude and we broke up. I guess someone got her phone and now they are posting nude pictures of me to people I ...
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Can I sublease my apartment without my co-tenants approval in Indiana

I’m currently studying at Purdue University in Indiana and I want to sublease my apartment for the summer. One of my co-tenants who is also on the lease is not agreeing to sign the sublease form. But ...
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Does the FTC Act of 2006 require utility companies to verify an account holder's identity?

The gas company wanted me to give them my SSN to start service. Naturally, I refused. I was told that they were required by law to verify my identity, and offered me the alternative of submitting a ...
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Survivability of agreement clause

Landlord signs an agreement with a service to provide laundry equipment. Later, landlord sells building. The agreement has a clause that reads "this lease agreement will survive any sale, assignment,...
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Contract change after both parties sign

Over the summer I signed a contract with a public school corporation. This is my first year with this school corporation. In the contract it stated my salary. We're now 1.5 months into the school year,...
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Bought a flood damaged car

My friend bought car from a dealer in Illinois, but lives in Indiana. She didn't realize the car had flood damage. She did get a CarFax report before purchase but it was clean. Now the car is ...
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Can I transport jello shots?

A party is coming up and I wanted to make jello shots for it. I was then worried about open container laws. If I transport jello shots in a sealed Tupperware container in my trunk, could I get in ...
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Can I be forced out of my tenants-in-common home?

My grandpa paid 72000 cash for my house. We are listed as tenants in common on title. He owns and lives in another house. The jurisdiction is Indiana. I've paid him 800/month for 1 year which he said ...
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