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  • Garnishing the Wages of a Subcontractor

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012

    Garnishing the Wages of a Subcontractor: A Case Review of Indiana Surgical Specialists v. Helen Griffin and MDS Courier Service, Inc

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  • CLIENT ADVISORY

    Friday, September 21, 2012

    On September 4, 2012, Judge Louis F. Rosenberg, of Marion County Circuit Court issued an order shortening the notice and comment period for proposed amendments to Marion County Small Claims rules.

    The comment period began September 4, 2012, and will close on October 5, 2012.

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  • CLIENT ADVISORY

    Tuesday, May 8, 2012

    Effective July 1, 2012, Title 750 of the Indiana Administrative Code will reflect amendments to the dollar amounts in the Uniform Consumer Code, home loan practices, and bankruptcy exemptions. ...
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Recent News

  • CLIENT ADVISORY

    Published Friday, September 21, 2012

    On September 4, 2012, Judge Louis F. Rosenberg, of Marion County Circuit Court issued an order shortening the notice and comment period for proposed amendments to Marion County Small Claims rules.

    The comment period began September 4, 2012, and will close on October 5, 2012.

    more»
  • CLIENT ADVISORY

    Published Tuesday, May 8, 2012

    Effective July 1, 2012, Title 750 of the Indiana Administrative Code will reflect amendments to the dollar amounts in the Uniform Consumer Code, home loan practices, and bankruptcy exemptions.  more»
  • CLIENT ADVISORY

    Published Friday, November 5, 2010

    A recent amendment to Indiana Trial Rule 9.2 now requires that an affidavit of debt be attached to all complaints on accounts. more»
  • Supreme Court Rules Defendants Must Explicitly Invoke Right To Remain Silent

    Published Monday, June 21, 2010

    The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that suspects must explicitly tell police they want to be silent to invoke Miranda protections during criminal interrogations, a decision one dissenting justice said turns defendants' rights "upside down." A right to remain silent and a right to a lawyer are the first of the Miranda rights warnings, which police recite to more»
  • 1099-C Discharge of Liability

    Published Wednesday, June 16, 2010

    Upon receiving a form 1099-C Discharge of Liability in the mail, an individual may believe that the debt owed has been discharged by the creditor and is no longer owed. When a creditor chooses to discharge a debt, they must report this information to the debtor and the IRS by filing a 1099-C form. The debtor, in turn, is required to report the discharged more»
  • Immigration Reform

    Published Monday, June 7, 2010

    The recently enacted Arizona statute requires law enforcement officials to question individuals if there is "reasonable suspicion" to believe that the individual is an illegal immigrant. The law, enacted to reduce illegal immigration, has been criticized for promoting racial discrimination against Hispanics. Despite widespread criticism, a recent more»
  • Supreme Court tackles student loan discharge

    Published Friday, December 11, 2009

    Student loans are extremely difficult to discharge in bankruptcy.  To avoid future obligation, a debtor must show that having to make those payments in the future would constitute an undue hardship.  Typically this is done by filing a separate adversary action in bankruptcy court.  The Supreme Court said it will decide whether student loans can be dismissed more»