As we head toward springtime we can start getting ready for spring break, concert season (Ruoff Music Center events), graduation parties, and sobriety checkpoints. Wait, what? Checkpoints result in people being detained by law enforcement without any prior suspicion. Sobriety checkpoints are legal, but they have very specific requirements. If […]
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How To Respond When You’re Pulled Over and Have Been Drinking – OWI Blog (Part 1)
If you operate a vehicle, i.e. any “device for transportation by land or air” that is not “moved by human power”, “runs only on rails or tracks”, a wheelchair,” or an “electric personal assistive mobility device” and you consume alcohol or use controlled substances (whether prescribed or not), you should […]
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 […]
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 […]