Criminal law issues

S.E.A. 335, P.L. 142 Effective: July 1, 2020 [relevant sections] Creates a new statute, I.C. 1-1-2-4, defining that references to a conviction for Indiana offenses include: (1) an attempt to commit the offense; (2) a conspiracy to commit the offense; and (3) a … [Read more...]

Various trust and probate issues

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 50 on various trust and probate issues for amend and vote.  The bill is authored by Sen. Freeman and makes various changes to trust and probate laws concerning proof of title affidavits, small estate affidavits, execution of a … [Read more...]

Adult guardianship services

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 139 on adult guardianship services.  The bill is authored by Sen. Lanane and combines the volunteer advocates for seniors program and the volunteer advocates for incapacitated adults programs into one program. The bill also … [Read more...]

Mid-Session: Probate Law

The following probate law bills passed out of their originating house:  SB 50 Various trust and probate issues Previous blog post: http://indianacourts.us/legislative/?p=2894 House Sponsor: Torr Read the current bill: … [Read more...]

Adult guardianship services

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 139 on adult guardianship services.  The bill is authored by Sen. Lanane and instructs the Office of Judicial Administration to establish and administer an office of adult guardianship services. The bill also combines the … [Read more...]

Various trust and probate issues

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Freeman’s SB 50 on various trust and probate issues for amend and vote.  The bill makes various changes to trust and probate laws concerning proof of title affidavits, small estate affidavits, execution of a trust by a third … [Read more...]

2019 Legislative Session Digest

This is the final installment of the Legislative Update for the 2019 legislative session. This installment contains summaries of select bills of interest or portions of bills that were signed into law in the 2019 legislative session.  Civil Anatomical gifts and … [Read more...]