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By Michael D. Wilhelm Throughout human history until the second half of the 20th century, most people aged and died at their home or the home of a family member. By the 1980s, only 17 percent of people died at home, as the experience of aging and death in the industrialized world shifted to hospitals… Read more »
By Bill Lutz One of the biggest and most important issues facing people as they age is where to live. Many elders have lived in the same house for many years, and can’t bear to think of living anywhere else. Others want to move to somewhere where their needs are met and they can live… Read more »
By Steven D. Murphy Prior to 1990, mediation was generally not available in Indiana State Court cases, or at least was rarely used as a means to attempt to settle civil lawsuits. Settlements were accomplished by communications between lawyers in the case at a pre-trial conference, or perhaps when they were at the same location… Read more »
Medicaid is an important means of assistance for many seniors and individuals with disabilities, as they may not be able to afford necessary health care without it. Thus, it is important that these individuals and their caregivers know about the eligibility requirements and how to apply in the interest of planning ahead for health care… Read more »
Scott E. Shockley, Steven D. Murphy, Nick Tokar and Matt Kelsey, attorneys with the Muncie-based firm of DeFur Voran, have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers list for 2016.
For many of our neighbors, facing a legal problem with limited resources or practical knowledge can be stressful and downright frightening. At Ask a Lawyer on Oct. 13, more than 100 IndyBar paralegal and attorney volunteers stepped out of their offices and into sites across Indy to provide meaningful advice and assistance to 596 Hoosiers…. Read more »
During national Elder Law Month, which is every May, elder law attorneys across the country offer public seminars, Elder Law clinics, and other activities designed to educate the public. To commemorate Elder Law Month in Indiana, the Indiana State Bar Association’s Probate, Trust, & Real Property Section (“PTRP Section”) and Elder Law Section, in conjunction… Read more »