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Posted on: Jul 31, 2020

Many schools throughout the Indianapolis area have chosen to push back their start dates or have an all virtual start, and it's possible that local or state officials will eventually mandate that all schools follow suit. This fall will bring even more uncertainty into our lives as we send our children back to school. So, what is a working parent to do?

Posted on: Jul 23, 2020

The Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to Trial Rule 9.2 and Trial Rule 32.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2020

The brand new IndyBarHQ facility, opened in 2020, boasts meeting spaces now available for reservation! Our flexible meeting rooms feature state-of-the art technology, reliable wi-fi connectivity and easy access via private street-level entrances.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2020

With a global pandemic and resulting economic fallout now posing an existential threat to many small businesses, the changes brought on by the SBRA, and recently enhanced under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, could not have arrived at a more opportune time, and are now available to provide small business owners the ability to restructure their debts while saving their businesses and many jobs.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2020

The IndyBar exists to serve members of the legal profession, and through our members we serve the community. Lawyers are problem-solvers, defenders of the rule of law. We spend our days seeking to improve the lives of our clients and our communities. We have an opportunity and a privilege to help. 

Posted on: May 20, 2020

With uncertainty as to when the pandemic will ease, bankruptcy courts do not seem to be a panacea leading to successful reorganizations or orderly liquidations for troubled companies.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2020

Indiana Legal Services, Prosperity Indiana, the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and the Indiana Institute for Working Families (collectively, ILS) recently filed a petition asking the Indiana Supreme Court to engage in emergency rulemaking “to protect Cares Act stimulus payments from attachment or garnishment by creditors.”

Posted on: Apr 16, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana has made changes to its operations. Those changes are described in the General Orders and Other Information and Meetings of Creditors Information, which can be found on the Court’s website.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2020

On March 2, 2020, in New Nello Operating Co., LLC v. CompressAir, the Indiana Court of Appeals expanded the so-called “de facto merger” exception to the general rule that when one corporation purchases the assets of another, the buyer does not assume the debts and liabilities of the seller, holding that a lack of continuity of ownership between the seller and the buyer, and the failure to dissolve the seller corporation, are not fatal to a finding of a de facto merger – and thus upholding the buyer’s liability for a judgment rendered against the seller.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2020

I am hopeful that something good can and will emerge from our shared ordeal  It is with this in mind that I’m excited to announce a new social media campaign started by the Women and the Law Division Executive Committee – Find the Good. The goal of this campaign is to highlight IndyBar members who are finding good in life during this extraordinary time.

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