Going upon the premises of another

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 220 authored by Sen. Koch on going upon the premises of another. The bill provides that a person who goes upon the premises of another for certain purposes does not have an assurance that the premises are safe for the person's … [Read more...]

Accounting by attorney in fact

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 223 authored by Sen. Koch on accounting by attorney in fact. 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...]

Vanderburgh County magistrates

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. McNamara’s HB 1057 on Vanderburgh County magistrates. This bill allows the judge of the Vanderburgh Circuit Court to appoint an additional magistrate and allows the judges of the Vanderburgh Superior Court to … [Read more...]

Commitment of Level 6 offenders to DOC

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1078 on commitment of Level 6 offenders to DOC by Rep. Steuerwald. This bill provides that a court may commit a person convicted of a Level 6 felony to the Department of Correction (DOC) if the person is a violent … [Read more...]

Payment of court fees

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. Pressel’s HB 1087 on payment of court fees, allowing a court to reduce some or all of the court costs owed by a person who performs community service or uncompensated volunteer work by determining the number of … [Read more...]

Howard County magistrate

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. Karickhoff’s HB 1118, allowing the judges of the Howard Circuit and Superior courts to jointly appoint a Howard County magistrate. Howard Superior Court Judge Douglas Tate and Howard County Prosecutor Mark … [Read more...]