Adult guardianship services

S.E.A. 139, P.L. 4 Effective: July 1, 2020 Combines the volunteer advocates for seniors program and the volunteer advocates for incapacitated adults programs into one program. Requires that, in submitting a progress report to the court, a volunteer advocate for … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Parents with a disability

The Senate Family and Children Committee heard SB 312 on Monday, January 27 about parents with a disability authored by Sen. Niezgodski. This bill provides the right of a person with a disability to parent the person's child may not be denied or restricted solely … [Read more...]

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...]