Probate matters

S.E.A. 518, P.L. 231 Effective: July 1, 2019; §3 effective May 5, 2019. Repeals the probate study subcommittee. Creates the probate code study commission. [§3] Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent … [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...]

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...]

Probate matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen Koch’s SB 518 on probate matters. The bill provides 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 psychiatric … [Read more...]

Code revision corrections

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 80 on code revision corrections. The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the Code Revision Commission and addresses problems in the Indiana Code not suitable for resolution in the annual Technical … [Read more...]

Creditors’ rights

S.E.A. 247, P.L. 163 Effective: July 1, 2018 Makes various changes to probate and trust law relating to creditors' claims, claims against non-probate transferees, and no contest provisions in wills and trusts. Defines "no contest provision". Provides that a no … [Read more...]