Douglass Law Firm, LLC

202 West Berry Street, Suite 710 Fort Wayne IN 46802 U.S.A. View Map

Criminal Law

Prosecutions for State Insurance Fraud
Most states have statutes governing the issue of insurance fraud. One may be charged with insurance fraud if: The individual prepared or presented a false or fraudulent written statement; the individual aided, solicited, or conspired in presenting a fraudulent written statement; the individual had the specific intent to defraud the insurer. More...
A DEFENDANT'S RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL
A defendant in a criminal prosecution is guaranteed the right to a jury trial under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution unless the prosecution is for a petty offense. A petty offense is defined as an offense that carries a penalty of no more than six months in jail. The right to a jury trial applies to federal and state offenses. In addition, most states have enacted constitutional provisions and statutes that guarantee a defendant the right to a jury trial. More...
Preliminary Determinations of Admissibility of Evidence
Generally speaking legal issues are to be determined by the trial court and factual issues are to be determined by a jury or judge if no jury is present. However, either the judge or the jury may determine preliminary determinations of facts. More...
Mortgage Fraud
Mortgage fraud has become a more prevalent crime in the past few years. In the last two to three years the number of mortgage companies has increased at a rate of at least 50%. As a result of the increase in the number of mortgage companies, mortgage brokers seem to be engaging in more and more fraudulent types of conduct. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has cited the increase in the number of cases involving fraud and mortgage brokers. More...
CLEMENCY FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS
In some states, legislatures have recently enacted laws that grant the possibility of clemency by the states' governors for domestic violence victims who have been convicted of certain offenses, such as murder and manslaughter. In those states, the governors are entitled to request a clemency investigation by the states' parole boards into cases where defendants have pleaded guilty or have been convicted of those offenses when the offenses were directly related to the defendants' being victimized by domestic violence. More...

Areas of Practice

  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Drug Crimes
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