Governor Appoints Sara Shade

Sara Shade was appointed to the state Probate Code Study Commission. The appointment was recently made by Governor, Eric Holcomb. Sara is one of nine appointments to the commission. The commission was created to study Indiana’s probate, trust, and guardianship codes. The commission will recommend changes, as needed, to the Indiana General Assembly.
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Small Claims Court

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney— As any attorney will tell you, litigation can be very expensive. A lawsuit can take years to litigate through trial. Most legal disputes end in a settlement well before seeing the inside of a courtroom because the financial pressures of litigation often force the parties to the negotiating table. When both…
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Common Personal Injury Misconceptions

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney— Dealing with a personal injury is never easy. Beyond the injury itself, personal injury sufferers can expect medical bills from the healthcare providers. Many people who suffer a personal injury focus on the possibility of a personal injury settlement. However, this process can take many months and possibly years. Nonetheless,…
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Mediation – A Modern Alternative to Litigation

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney— Traditionally, parties attempting to resolve a dispute end up litigating their case in court. It is no secret that the litigation process is long, costly and unpredictable. Whether the parties are disputing a business transaction gone wrong, dissolving a marriage, or trying to determine liability for an auto accident, the process…
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Business Organizations – The Versatility of the Limited Liability Company

By: Ben Freeman, Attorney at Law— When starting a business, the entrepreneur has several options for organizing a company. Choosing the right type of organization is important. Many small businesses operate as a sole proprietorship or a partnership. These types of organizations are easy to establish and at little or no cost to the entrepreneur.…
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Practical Estate Planning: Advanced Directives

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney at Law— When considering estate planning, the planning often begins and ends with the last will and testament. Certainly, the will is the cornerstone of any estate plan but proper planning shouldn’t end there. A proper estate plan should consider the practical questions. What happens if you become physically or mentally…
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The Necessity of Estate Planning: The Last Will and Testament

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney at Law— Muncie, IN—Drafting a Will isn’t often a topic people enjoy discussing. Many find it to be morbid and depressing. However, if you own property, have children, or wish to support charities, estate planning is a necessity. Nevertheless, many people put off this important task in favor of other endeavors.…
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The Personal Injury Process

JUNE 28, 2018 Muncie, IN—If you have suffered a personal injury that is the fault of another person or company, it is important to promptly consult with a personal injury attorney and preserve all evidence of the accident and your injuries. The journey through a personal injury case can be confusing and stressful.  As a…
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