Practice Areas

Appeals

Attorney Brandon Murphy has represented individuals in the course of over nineteen appeals in his career with two published decisions. Murphy’s experience as an appellate advocate makes him a good choice to assist you in any criminal or civil appeal, whether you are defending the trial court’s judgment or aggrieved by it.

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Criminal Defense

Attorney Brandon E. Murphy has been representing the interests of persons accused of crime and juveniles accused of delinquency his entire career and has handled hundreds of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors and probation violations to murder. Murphy can assist you or a loved one as retained counsel in criminal investigations or after formal charges [..]

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Disciplinary Proceedings

Whether you or a loved one is facing disciplinary proceedings with regard to a career or education, an advocate in that process to dispute the allegations or to emphasize mitigating evidence can be critical. Mr. Murphy is available and has experience in defending students in expulsion proceedings or professionals in disciplinary proceedings.

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Expungement

In recent years, Indiana’s Second Chance Act has drastically expanded the ability to expunge a prior arrest, criminal charge or conviction. A successful expungement prevents employers from discriminating against prospective employees for their expunged arrest, charge or conviction. In addition, the State Police’s Central Repository is ordered to eliminate that information from their records. Mr. [..]

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Juvenile Defense

Whenever a child is the target of a juvenile delinquency (JD) proceeding initiated by the Prosecuting Attorney or a family is the target of a child in need of services (CHINS) proceeding initiated by the Department of Child Services (DCS), the government is threatening serious intervention in the family at issue. Vigilant defense of allegations [..]

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Sentence Modification

Sentencing statutes changed in 2014 to allow greater flexibility for sentence modifications. Sentence modifications highlight progress incarcerated people have toward their rehabilitation or demonstrate an acknowledgment of changed circumstances since sentencing. Mr. Murphy is available to consult and determine if a sentence modification is possible and is willing to stand beside inmates in requesting them [..]

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Wills & Estates

Since 1971, attorneys at this firm have assisted clients by making their wishes known through estate planning. This practice area includes the preparation of a Last Will and Testament, Powers of Attorney and a Living Will. In some circumstances, it may also include preparing a Trust and/or a Transfer on Death Deed. Attorneys William Bruns [..]

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