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New Law Restricts Access to Criminal Records
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Bingham Greenebaum Doll attorney Alex Gude and James J. Bell recently authored an article for The Indiana Lawyer on a new law resulting from the latest Indiana General Assembly session that could help non-violent offenders shield some of their conviction records from the public and potential employers. A preview is below. Visit The Indiana Lawyer website for the full article.

There is a misconception among even the most educated of criminal clients that arrests, charges and convictions disappear off of one’s Indiana criminal record after a passage of time. This is not the case. Unlike other states’ expungement laws that allow the expungement of records after a period of good behavior, Indiana’s expungement laws can be unforgiving and generally preserve arrest and conviction records so that an arrestee’s great grandchildren can have a memento of their ancestor’s alleged and/or proven mischief. Read the full article>>

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    Since joining the firm in 2009, Alex has concentrated his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts. Among his experience, Alex has litigated disputes involving class ...

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