Family Law Section

October 8, 2015
Honor Family Law Excellence: Nominations Open for Family Law Section Award

The Family Law Section is pleased and excited to present the Family Law Section Award. Nominations are due November 12. Learn more in this post.

October 8, 2015
Positions Available on 2016 Family Law Section Executive Committee

The section is in the process of selecting its Executive Committee for 2016. Click here for more information.

October 6, 2015
Guardianship Information for Non-Attorneys Now Available

Due to the enormous demand Kids' Voice of Indiana has seen for guardianship forms for those seeking guardianship without an attorney, they completed forms and instructions to put on their website. See this post for more information.

September 28, 2015
Obergefell Ruling Leaves Some Issues Unresolved

Some issues remain unresolved after the Supreme Court's June 2015 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, particularly parentage law. Read more here.

September 14, 2015
Show Up and Sign Up - It’s Good for You!

The Family Law Section and the Pro Bono Standing Committee invite you to the inaugural Show Up to Sign Up, a social networking event to be held at the IndyBar on October 14 from 4 to 5 p.m. Learn more here.

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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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Chris Barrows

A Message from the Section Chair

“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Family Law section. As the 2015 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.”

Christopher Barrows - 2015 Family Law Section Chair - Barrows Legal Group LLC