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  • Questions Asked Online

    • I am 43 years old married was raised by my stepdad and would like to know if he could still adopt me now?

      Joel is correct. Adult adoption is pretty straightforward and happens more often than you would think. Though a relatively straightforward process, as Joel said, you should use an experienced attorney to help you navigate the process.

    • How to get felony expunged in Indiana? I have a 20+ year old class d felony that I would like to get expunged.
      Eligibility to expunge a criminal record depends on the type of felony and the circumstances surrounding the conviction. A couple of issues I frequently encounter are clients who still owe restitution or did not pay the court fees, probation fees, etc. Those types of problems will hold up an expungement.

      You can do an expungement on your own, but I highly discourage from doing that. A qualified attorney will make sure the expungement is completed correctly, and that all of your rights are properly reinstated (i.e., restored to a proper person.) An expungement of a criminal conviction in Indiana is a once in a lifetime allowance, and one you want done right.
    • I am a good person who married a crazy person we have divorced since. How do I make my name right again?
      It sounds like you may be eligible for an expungement. To start that process you will need to Petition the Court that originally heard your case. There are many pitfalls to properly executing an expungement, I highly recommend you hire an attorney who specializes in expungements.
    • I have 2 level 6 felony can I get a carry permit in Indiana?
      No, you will not be able to get a permit. With a felony record, you are not considered a “proper person.” If you meet the requirements for expungement you can expunge your record and then restore yourself to a “proper person.” At that point, you should be able to obtain a permit.