Family Law Section

July 21, 2014
Five Same-Sex Marriage Cases Filed in Recent Months

Amanda Blystone provides information regarding five separate cases about same-sex marriage that have been filed with the District Court for the Southern District of Indiana in the past few months.

July 16, 2014
Humanists May Now Officiate Weddings in Indiana

The federal court of appeals overrode state law when it comes to humanist officiants at Indiana weddings.

July 14, 2014
Indiana Gets 'D' for Family Friendly Employment Laws

A survey concludes that Indiana's family friendly employment laws place it among the lowest in the nation.

July 9, 2014
New Tennessee Law Lets You Break Car Windows for Kids

During the hot summer months, accidents can abound. A new Tennessee law hopes to prevent kids stuck in hot cars from being one of them.

July 9, 2014
Same-Sex Marriages Will Not Be Recognized in Indiana

Same-sex marriages performed in Indiana will not be recognized after a memo was issued by the chief counsel to all state executive branches.

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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.