1. Tell your lawyer not to bother making a Transfer on Death Deed for your home for $200 – instead force your kids to open an estate administration after you have died to transfer the house, costing them $2,000.00. 2. Don’t make a Will even though you have a second wife and kids by your… Read more »
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Christopher Bills, Kelli Liggett, Zac Karanovich, and Dan Kerns recently joined DeFur Voran. Mr. Bills and Ms. Liggett will work out of the Muncie office, while Mr. Karanovich and Mr. Kerns will work out of the Fishers office. On behalf of the firm, Jim Borgmann, Managing Partner, said “We are pleased to add four young… Read more »
(From The Star Press, Muncie, Indiana, 10/15/2014) By John Carlson email@example.com That Barbara Moll’s fantastic quilts are fine art is indisputable to anyone who lays eyes on them. Walking into Minnetrista’s Indiana Room, her wall-hangings, ranging from works nearly small as placemats to others approaching 5×7 feet, seem ablaze with color, captured in forms… Read more »
Record Retention: Deciding Which Financial Records to Keep
Many of our clients of retirement age, or nearing retirement age, are concerned about how they will pay for long-term care should they ever have a need for such care. In 2013, the average annual cost of a semi-private room in a skilled nursing facility in Indiana was $71,175.00, and so this concern is well-founded… Read more »
DeFur Voran LLP recently announced the addition of two new attorneys to the firm. John M. Stuckey, as partner, and Nicholas C. Nizamoff, of counsel, will practice primarily out of the firm’s Fishers office. Mr. Stuckey focuses his practice on Design and Construction, Professional Liability, Employment, and Commercial Litigation. John has practiced in both the Lafayette and Indianapolis areas and holds a Bachelor of… Read more »
Scott E. Shockley, Nick Tokar and Matt Kelsey, attorneys with the Muncie-based firm of DeFur Voran, have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyerslist for 2014. 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… Read more »
James R. Williams, Esq.-January, 2014 Over the last 23 years, I have judged, arbitrated, mediated, or lawyered over 1,500 divorce and paternity cases ranging from no assets and no children to marital estates consisting of several million dollars and cases involving horrendous custody disputes. There are no other matters we handle as attorneys where emotions… Read more »