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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Set the Rules: Opportunity for Additional Parenting Time v. Make-Up Time
By Elisabeth Edwards, Wanzer Edwards PC
If you’re a family law practitioner, you always hope that your clients who are co-parents can figure out their own parenting plan and adjust it as necessary when life happens. The best scenarios are when parents are flexible and child-focused in their plans. But what happens when they are not?
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Strategic Uses for E-Discovery Analytics: Part 1
By Helen Geib, QDiscovery
Analytics tools for e-discovery are powerful, proven and readily available. They serve a number of critical strategic purposes. These include improved review efficiency, minimizing human review to cut costs and more effective review for substantive issues in the case.
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Five Often Overlooked Tax Strategies as You Approach Retirement
Intro by Shawn Scott, Hall Scott PC
While the federal estate tax exemption continues to climb and therefore affects fewer of our clients, there are still important income tax planning considerations for estate planners to discuss with their clients and clients’ advisors.
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Analysis of Conflicts Between ADR Rules and AOPA Mediation
Courtesy of Shared Neutrals
The Indiana Administrative Orders and Procedures Act governs mediations in administrative cases. Mediators are also governed by the Indiana Supreme Court’s ADR Rules, which are often more familiar to the parties. Unfortunately, AOPA and the ADR rules are sometimes in conflict.
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Post Partum Death Risks for Mothers
From Cline Farrell Christie & Lee PC
Since 2000, the number of mothers that die in America after giving birth has gone up every single year. According to the Center for Disease Control, 60% of these deaths are entirely preventable, from causes like high blood pressure, blood loss, and infection. Here’s some insight into how this crisis is being caused, and what new and expecting mothers should watch out for.
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