Family Law Section

September 11, 2014
ABA Submits Policy Recommendations for Strengthening Parental Rights

The ABA submitted a statement on proposals for action by Congress that address parental rights and then outlines legislative alternatives.

September 4, 2014
ABA Family Law Fellowship Program Seeking Applicants

The ABA Section of Family Law is looking for attorneys to apply for their new Fellowship Program.

August 28, 2014
Life After Divorce: Advice for Adapting

A blog by Ruppert & Schaefer PC shares tips on how to adapt to the changes in life that come with a divorce.

August 20, 2014
Leave Divorce Legal Advice to Attorneys

In Lanae Harden's recent blog post, she warns against the outpouring of unsolicited opinions from friends and family that many clients receive during divorce case proceedings.

August 18, 2014
Back to School Shopping Raises Child Support Questions

School supplies and new clothes are usually on the shopping list for kids when they go back to school, but which parent is responsible for these expenses? IndyBar member Ryan Cassman answers that question in his latest blog.

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The purpose of the Family Law section is to promote the objectives of the Association within the field of family law. To fulfill its purpose, the section, among other activities, shall act as liaison between its members, the judiciary and the Association; study and report upon proposed, necessary and desirable legislation; encourage members of the Association interested in family law issues to meet and confer through this section; promote the legal education of members of the Bar and the public concerning family law issues through the sponsoring of CLE and other seminars, meetings, and by preparing and publishing legal writings in the field of family law.
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A Message from the Section Chair

“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Family Law section. As the 2014 chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section, whether that means attending our educational programming, networking with colleagues at a social event or volunteering for service on the section's executive committee.”

Richard A. Mann - 2014 Family Law Section Chair - Richard A. Mann PC

The Family Law section is participating in the IndyBar's Plus CLE Pilot Program for 2013. This program allows Family Law Plus CLE section members to attend all one-hour brownbag CLE programs at no additional charge (the opportunity to join as a Plus CLE section member ended at the conclusion of the IndyBar's membership renewal period on April 1).

How do you know if you're a Plus CLE section member? If you are, the free option will available to you when you access the applicable Family Law brownbag CLE program registration page on the Event Calendar (you must be logged into the website).

To learn more about the Plus CLE Pilot Program, click here.