Indiana Professional Licensing Board Defense

Indiana Professional Licensing Board Defense

Indiana Professional Licensing Board Defense may be necessary for a professional that wants to maintain an unencumbered license. As a licensed professional in Indiana, you know how important it is to protect your reputation and career. Your license is what shows your professionalism and your high standards of care. It is vital to protect your license against any charges that could result in discipline or revocation. If you need to get professional licensing board defense, you should not hesitate.

Professional Licensing Board Complaint

In Indiana, when a complaint is filed against your license, it goes directly to the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and your Board for review. They receive and investigate and prosecute when needed. The only exception is when the complaint is on a physician, and then the medical licensing board of Indiana will investigate. There are a number of ways a license can come under threat. It can be because of complaints filed by patients, employers or the public. It can come from getting arrested or getting convicted in a criminal court. When a professional license comes under attack, the best defense is to get an attorney experienced in working with licenses and licensing boards. Some selected Boards we have assisted with include:

Indiana Board Investigation

Allegations that can affect an Indiana professional license are many, but usually narrow down to a few types. There are criminal charges or convictions which can have results like suspension or revocation of a license. There are also allegations such as committing fraud, such as welfare fraud, and misrepresentation. Others are sexual misconduct, possession of illegal substances or abuse of drugs or alcohol. Allegations can include:

  • Clinical Issues
  • Psychological problems
  • Criminal charges or convictions
  • Substance Abuse
  • Behavioral Concerns

Indiana Board Disciplinary Actions

When complaints are found to be valid against a professional license, disciplinary charges come about. If the professional has not been able to show evidence of rehabilitation, or if the professional just does not dispute the findings, disciplinary charges will be finalized. They consist of a number of different actions. Here are a few:

  • Censure – an official disapproval that is on the record but doesn’t affect the license
  • Letter of reprimand – on the official record but not affecting the license
  • Probation – the licensee must report to the board regularly
  • Limitations on practice
  • Cease and desist order
  • A fine assessed not to exceed $1,000
  • Suspension of license
  • Revocation of license

Licensing Board Defense Attorney

It can be devastating to have a complaint or a criminal charge end up revoking your license and possibly ending your career. Action must be taken as soon as possible to protect that license and maintain your reputation. A license defense attorney can make all the difference in any case where your license is endangered. Chelle Law provides the following counsel:

  • Appearances before Licensing Boards and Board Meetings
  • Assistance with Indiana Professionals Recovery Program issues
  • License Applications and Denials
  • Appeals and Hearings

If you have questions about Indiana Professional Licensing Board Defense and would like to learn more about the services we offer contact Chelle Law today.