Bar Talk June: Legal News You Need to Know - IndyBar Blog

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Posted on: Jun 30, 2017

The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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E-Filing Tips from Judge Eichholtz
By Hon. Steven R. Eichholtz, Marion Superior Court
Get the inside scoop straight from the bench! Our very own Judge Eichholtz has advice, requests and tips on the new e-filing procedure. 
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Copyright in the Real Estate World
By Jack Donaldson, Westport Homes
Curious about the potential copyright isses that may come from floor plans? Jack Donaldson, Westport Homes, discusses in-depth the court case, Design Basics, et. al., v. Lexington Homes, Inc.
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Latin for "Rewarding"
By Roxanne Shirley, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
While traditional volunteering is rewarding, I'm told, you won't catch me with a habitat hammer in my hand, and no flower survives if I plant it.
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Despite Trump's Pull-Out from Paris Agreement, U.S. Cities, States and Corporations Pledge to Meet Climate Change Committments
By Benjamin A. Wolowski, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
In the wake of President Trump's recent announcement to pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, many U.S. cities, states, and corporations are stepping in and pledging to abide by the country's prior commitment to combat climate change.
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In an Unpublished Decision, Court of Appeals Enforces Property Policy Language Limiting Insurer Coverage Obligation to Actual Cash Value of Destroyed Home
By Michael R. Giordano and Richard K. Shoultz, both of Lewis Wagner LLP
The case of Garba v. West Bend Mut. Ins. Co., 2017 WL 2119170 (Ind. Ct. App. 2017) addresses a contention that is often raised by policyholders concerning the amount of coverage that they may be entitled to recover for destroyed homes when they elect not to rebuild at the damaged location.
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