By Jon D. Madison The anxiety surrounding COVID-19 has led many people to consider estate planning, specifically advance directives to guide health care decision making. Many people haven’t previously thought about who will make health care decisions for them if they are unable to express their wishes. Properly executed advance directives clear up any uncertainty… Read more »
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Dear clients and friends, The last several days have been uncertain as the impact of COVID-19 continues to unfold at the local, state, national, and international levels. We continue to monitor the situation. We intend to follow and encourage each of you to follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read more »
By: Michael D. Wilhelm On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed a fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill that included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the “SECURE Act,” which went into effect January 1, 2020. While there are many aspects to this legislation, this article focuses on the so-called… Read more »
Congratulations to Scott E. Shockley, Steve Murphy, Matthew L. Kelsey, Jarryd Anglin, and Dan Kerns who have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers list for 2020. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research,… Read more »
The Center Grove Board of School Trustees has elected DeFur Voran partner, Rob Daniels, as President of the Board. Rob is in his first term on the Board. Congratulations Rob!
Steve Murphy was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Delaware County Bar Association. Congratulations!
By Daniel G. Kerns. Trouble getting paid for completed work is a problem too frequently encountered by contractors. Fortunately, Indiana law affords contractors, laborers and materialmen a tool to leverage payment. Mechanic’s liens are a statutory remedy codified at Ind. Code § 32-28-3-1 et seq. available to contractors, laborers and materialmen, who have performed work or furnished… Read more »