Supported decision making

S.E.A. 380, P.L. 68 Effective: July 1, 2019 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 alternatives were considered or implemented and, if less … [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...]

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...]

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...]