The Indiana General Assembly convenes every spring to consider and enact laws to govern our state. When passed, some laws become effective immediately, while others have a July 1 effective date. Hoosiers are bound by the new Indiana laws, but many may miss the announcement and unknowingly run afoul of […]
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I Owe the IRS More Than I Can Pay. What Are My Options?
If you owe more on your taxes than you are able to pay, one path to consider in reducing your tax debt is to submit an Offer in Compromise (“Offer”). This is an agreement between you and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) which settles your tax debt for less than […]
Protective Order 101: How to Obtain a Protective Order
How do I get a protective order? If you or your child is a victim of domestic or family violence, stalking, or a sex offense, you can petition for a protective order under Ind. Code 34-26-5. In many counties, the Clerk’s office at the county courthouse has a form for […]
Social Security Attorneys: Why It’s Always Worth It to Have a Good One From the Start
A Claimant for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits may think to themselves, “I’ve seen some of the people who’ve gotten disability and they got it in no time at all even though they don’t look too disabled to me! I’ve worked all my life and paid into the system. My […]
Restitution in Criminal Cases
If you suffered financial loss as the victim of a crime, the prosecutor may be able to recover some of your losses in the criminal case. A criminal court can order a convicted person to pay restitution, but only for certain expenses. As the Court of Appeals emphasized in its […]
Court of Appeals Decides Case Regarding Land Use Adjacent to Indiana Lake
The Indiana Court of Appeals issued an opinion in a property and land-use dispute concerning rights of access to Webster Lake in Kosciusko County, Indiana, an issue which has been the subject of litigation ongoing for more than twenty-six (26) years. At issue was the appropriate interpretation of the trial […]
IRS Identity Theft
Recently many individuals have used other people’s social security numbers to file tax returns, claiming refunds are owed. Typically our clients discovers this when they go to file a tax return and learn that a tax return has already been filed under their social security number. Additionally, some clients learn […]
Indiana Court of Appeals Rules on Post-Dissolution Domestic Relations Decree Concerning Ownership of “529 Accounts”
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in a post-dissolution divorce case concerning the trial court’s post-dissolution decree that the husband’s pre-petition “529 accounts,” which are tax-advantaged college savings accounts authorized by 26 U.S.C. § 529, be combined with the wife’s separate “529 accounts” into a single, jointly […]
Notice of Intent to Relocation Pt. 2
In a previous blog post, Julie Camden of Camden & Meridew, P.C. outlined the initial steps and requirements to move to a new residence when subject to an Indiana custody order, parenting time order, or grandparent visitation order. But what happens when the one side objects to the notice of […]
Receiving Child Support When the Opposing Party Has Moved Out of State.
Has your ex moved to another state than the state where your divorce was finalized or child support order was issued? Occasionally, when a party moves to another state, they will stop paying the court ordered child support. This leaves the custodial parent to shoulder the entire burden of raising […]