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Defending Ball State Students Charged with Crimes and University Disciplinary Actions

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If you’re a Ball State student charged with a crime, you need an attorney in the Muncie area with experience representing college students. Gibson Law Office attorneys understand the unique challenges Ball State students face following a criminal arrest. Attorney Brett Gibson grew up near Muncie and has represented college students for more than 20 years.

A criminal charge can disrupt your college experience and future employment. Our lawyers work to protect your record and keep you on campus.


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We recognize that facing a legal issue can be overwhelming, and you may feel uncertain about where to begin. That's why we offer a no-cost phone consultation to help you navigate your next steps with confidence.

How We Help

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In The Courtroom

Gibson Law Office lawyers have extensive experience representing Ball State college students arrested for:

If you are facing a misdemeanor or felony criminal charge, Gibson Law can help.

At the University

Gibson Law Office advises Ball State students in university disciplinary proceedings, including: 

  • Office of Student Conduct Preliminary Meeting
  • Informal Resolution of Conduct Code Violations
  • Formal Hearing - Administrative or University Review Board
  • Office of Student Conduct Appeals

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Ball State Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities – Violations

When a Ball State student is arrested, he or she may also face university discipline. The Ball State conduct process includes: 

  • Investigation including a Preliminary Meeting with a case manager and the student
  • Informal Resolution 
  • Formal Resolution: Hearing before University Review Board

Whether a student is charged with an alcohol or marijuana violation or something more serious such as battery or sexual assault, our attorneys can develop a strategy to prepare students to achieve the best possible outcome.

When a student is charged with violating the BSU code of conduct, it’s important to contact an attorney with experience in student conduct hearings. A violation could result in sanctions that include suspension or expulsion.


Ball State International Students

When an international student is charged with a crime, he or she could face harsh immigration consequences. Gibson Law Office has extensive experience defending international students charged with:

International students studying on an F-1 visa need a criminal defense attorney with extensive knowledge of immigration laws. If you are a foreign student and have been arrested, don't appear in court alone. Call Gibson Law Office today.

Ball State Expungement for Students and Alumni

If you’re a Ball State student or alumni with a criminal record, contact a Muncie expungement attorney with experience. Gibson Law has expunged criminal records throughout Indiana.

Many college students think that once a criminal case is resolved, the situation is in the past and there’s nothing to worry about. However, with free online court dockets, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Employers can easily search to see if a person has ever been charged with a crime in Indiana. 

Expunge Your Criminal Record Now

If you are a Ball State student with a criminal record, you may be eligible to expunge your criminal history before your next job interview.  If you entered a Diversion agreement for possession of marijuana or underage drinking, you can expunge your record one year after the case is filed, provided you successfully completed the diversion. If you were convicted of a misdemeanor, you can expunge your record 5 years after the conviction date.

If you are a Ball State student or alumni, and have a criminal record in Delaware County or anywhere in Indiana, call Gibson Law Office. Our Muncie area expungement attorneys always offer a free consultation. You may be eligible to expunge your criminal record right now and we can help.