The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.Please note: IndyBar news and updates are provided as a member benefit. You may be prompted to log-in to view some articles. Same-Sex Married Couples: Legal Protections You Need to KnowBy Richard A. Mann, Richard A. Mann PC
Now that Indiana same-sex couples can legally marry, there are a number of other legal protections same-sex married couples need to consider. This post outlines each of them, from real estate coverage to health insurance benefits, and provides insight into the recent legislation changes.For more Family Law Section news, subscribe to this content here!Important Notice Regarding Changes to Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 9 By Jennifer P. Harrison, Marion County Public Defender Agency
Recent changes to Indiana Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 9 affect where attorneys can file a notice of appeal. This article by Jennifer P. Harrison explains what attorneys need to know in order to ensure their clients have an effective right to appeal after a case in the trial court doesn't succeed.For more Criminal Justice Section news, subscribe to this content here!
Changes Coming to Indiana Child Support Guidelines?
By John Owens, Marion County Prosecutor's Office
The Domestic Relations Committee of the Indiana Judicial Center is nearing completion of its review of the Indiana Child Support Guidelines. John Owens talks about what those changes may be and why they are happening in this post, including the ways that the Guidelines have been impacted by the Affordable Care Act.
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Monday Night Football Provides Lesson in Labor and Employment Law
By Amanda C. Couture, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC
With the NFL season in full swing, one player's penalty for praying after a touchdown on a Monday night earlier in October caused quite a stir. In this post, Amanda Couture explains what employers need to know about religious accommodations in the workplace.
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How Environmentalism Can Help Stop the Spread of Ebola
By Angela P. Krahulik, Ice Miller LLP
The Ebola outbreak is at the forefront of the public's conscience as more and more news gets released on the condition. This post by Angela Krahulik talks about stopping the spread of Ebola at the source, and she explains how environmentalism plays a vital role in helping to do that.
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*If you're hanging out with people who aren't lawyers, here's something even they will find interesting: Disney's Frozen is under fire after a woman filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit claiming that the film was taken from her life story. Does Disney stand a chance of getting frostbitten by her claims?