Office of Judicial Administration

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 238 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald on the Office of Judicial Administration. The bill changes all references to the Supreme Court Administration, Division of State Court Administration and the Indiana Judicial Center to the Office of … [Read more...]

Office of Judicial Administration

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 238 on the Office of Judicial Administration, authored by Sen. Bray. The bill does the following: changes all references to the Division of State Court Administration and the Judicial Center to the Office of Judicial … [Read more...]

S.E.A. 516, P.L. 240 Effective: July 1, 2017 Provides that, even though a guardianship terminates upon the death of the protected person, a guardian is authorized to request the health records of the protected person within 60 days after the protected person's death … [Read more...]

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Probate and trust matters

H.E.A. 1407, P.L. 194 Effective: July 1, 2017 Makes various changes to probate and trust laws concerning contesting of wills, authorization of certain acts by a trustee, and the consideration of the requests of de facto custodians and living parents of incapacitated … [Read more...]

Adoption criminal history check

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard HB 1048, sponsored by Sen. Niemeyer and Sen. Charbonneau, on the adoption criminal history check. This bill removes a requirement that a criminal history check in an adoption or guardianship proceeding must include a request for … [Read more...]

Guardianships

The Senate Family and Children Services Committee heard Sen. Crider’s SB 235 on guardianships.  The bill requires guardians to monitor and only permit appropriate contact, communication and social interaction between the protected adult and individuals with whom the … [Read more...]

Guardian power to request health records

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard, for amend and vote only, Sen. Breaux’s and Sen. Bray’s SB 516 authorizing guardian power to request health records after the patient's death. However, if a personal representative of the estate of the deceased patient is appointed, … [Read more...]

Adoption criminal history check

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1048 on adoption criminal history check authored and presented by Rep. Aylesworth. The bill removes the requirement that a criminal history check include information from a national registry of substantiated child abuse and neglect … [Read more...]