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Were My Parental Rights Wrongfully Terminated?

Broadly speaking, a relationship is simply the way two individual people associate with one another. Relationships come in all types and form between all kinds of people. They can be professional, friendly, romantic, or just between family members. The parent-child relationship stands out as one of the most widespread and […]

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Welcome to Sobriety Checkpoint Season

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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A Recent Case on Establishing and Disestablishing Paternity

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that a trial court erred by dismissing a mother’s petition to establish paternity in the “biological father” of her 5-year-old child despite the “legal father” having had established paternity by executing a paternity affidavit. At issue in the case was the applicable interpretation […]

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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 […]

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Power of Attorney or Guardianship?

There has been much confusion over the legal meaning and process of a Power of Attorney and Guardianship – even among professionals who deal in areas such as finances, who need to understand the distinctions. The demographics of our neighborhoods are changing as the population is aging, which makes this […]

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