Accounting by attorney in fact

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 223 on accounting by attorney in fact, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill provides that an attorney in fact is required to render and deliver a written accounting if requested by a person who jointly owns an account with the … [Read more...]

Various trust matters

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard SB 265 on various trust matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill does the following: Defines "designated representative", "judicial proceeding", and "nonjudicial matter" for purposes of the trust … [Read more...]

Probate matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 518 on probate matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill does the following: Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent suffered from an irreversible medical or … [Read more...]

Electronic estate planning

The Senate Judiciary committee heard HB 1591, sponsored by Senator Koch, concerning electronic estate planning and other probate matters.  This bill allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that the decedent suffered from an … [Read more...]

Supported decision making

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 380, sponsored by Sen. McNamara, on supported decision making. This bill requires that a person who files a petition for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person or minor must inform the court what less restrictive … [Read more...]

Code revision corrections

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 80 on code revision corrections, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill addresses problems in the Indiana Code not suitable for resolution in the annual Technical Corrections bill, corresponding amendment to certain percentages … [Read more...]

Mid-Session: Probate Law

The following probate law bills passed out of their originating house:  SB 80 Code revision corrections Previous blog post: http://indianacourts.us/legislative/?p=2317 House sponsor: Steuerwald Read the current bill: … [Read more...]

Supported decision making

For amend and vote only, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Koch’s SB 380 on supported decision making.  The bill requires that a person who files a petition for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person or minor must inform the court what less … [Read more...]