What are the Penalties for a First Offense DUI in Indiana?

Anyone is capable of a slight mistake or error in judgment and, unfortunately, even just a few drinks can turn into a drunk driving arrest. In Indiana, the term “Operating While Intoxicated” (OWI) refers to driving while impaired by the effects of alcohol, but the implications are the same as in many other states: You […]

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Should I Get A Lawyer For My First DUI?

Driving under the influence is a serious offense. Nevertheless, at The Lockwood Legal Group, we occasionally hear from people who question whether they need a lawyer if this is their first time arrested for a DUI. We believe that it is vitally important that you retain counsel even if this is your first DUI. DUIs […]

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Expunging DUI Conviction In Indiana

Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing about making mistakes is not whether someone makes them. It is what we do with our lives after. Unfortunately, when it comes to criminal offences, changing one’s life after making a mistake is often extremely difficult. This can especially be true when it comes to DUI and OVWI convictions […]

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Can You Be Charged With Child Endangerment For Leaving A Kid In A Car In Ohio

Can you be charged with child endangerment in Ohio if you leave your kid in a car? Like most things in law, the answer is it depends. Ohio law defines child endangerment as subjecting a child to a “substantial harm.” A “substantial harm” means that you subjected your child to a substantial likelihood that a […]

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