Family Law Section

September 29, 2014
Indiana General Assembly Releases Enrolled Act Summary

Richard A. Mann submitted a digest of the Family Law Legislation passed in the 2013-2014 General Assembly. Check out the digest in this post.

September 25, 2014
Feedback Requested on Rule Change Proposal Draft

Two of the Family Law Executive Committee members have been serving on a committee considering a proposal to modify Appellate Rule 9. They are now requesting feedback from section members on the current draft of changes.

September 23, 2014
Don't Miss the Family Law Section Fall Open Meeting

On October 8 the Family Law Section will host an open meeting for all section members. Come for updates on the section, case laws and statutes.

September 23, 2014
Serving Legal Papers Over Facebook Gets the Green Light

In the first ruling of its kind, a New York family court official said that a man could serve his ex-wife with legal papers over Facebook. Read more about the case in this post.

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.

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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