Indiana Personal Injury and Family Law Legal Blog
The Indiana Supreme Court has issued an Order Amending Indiana Parenting Time Schedules. The order was filed with the clerk of the court on October 5, 2021. The new order goes into effect on January 1, 2022.
Sideswipe accidents occur when the sides of two vehicles come into contact or collide. This type of crash typically involves drivers traveling in the same direction. Sideswipes are common when distracted or drowsy drivers drift into another lane, when drivers switch lanes without performing a head check and hit vehicles in their blind spots, and when drivers fail to yield when merging into oncoming traffic.
Indiana is one the few states that presumes all assets and liabilities, whether owned by one or both spouses, will be divided equally in a divorce. In many other states, only property acquired during the marriage is subject to distribution. In most cases, property and debts acquired and owned separately before the marriage are distributed equally in an Indiana divorce. This rule applies to pensions, IRAs, and 401(k)s, as well as to other types of assets.
Multi-vehicle pile-ups can cause serious injuries to drivers and passengers involved. They are more likely to result in catastrophic or fatal injuries than two-car collisions, because a vehicle can be hit multiple times from different directions. There is also more flying glass, crushed metal, and leaking gas when there are more vehicles involved. These accidents are common on freeways where traffic moves fast, and when visibility or road conditions are poor. Multi-car crashes are chain-reaction events that can cause bodily injury and property damage to several motorists in different vehicles.
Anyone can be seriously injured in a wreck, but older drivers face an even greater risk. Senior citizens involved in traffic accidents are more likely to suffer serious injuries or have chronic pain caused by the accident. Although seniors tend to drive less than other age groups and are more likely to wear seat belts, obey speed limits, and drive safely, they have a higher risk of injury or death behind the wheel.
Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency. It uses a ledger with strong cryptography (secure information and communication techniques) to keep online transactions secure. Cryptocurrency can be used to purchase services or goods, or to trade for profit.
A high percentage of serious or fatal motorcycle accidents occur when a rider moves through an intersection and a vehicle turns left, hitting the motorcycle. The risk of serious injuries or loss of life is incredibly high. In such accidents, the motorcyclist, who is virtually unprotected even with a helmet or leather gear, is thrown onto the roadway and may suffer catastrophic or fatal injuries.
Child support payments, if late or unpaid, are subject to various enforcement actions by the state of Indiana. Child support payments are court-ordered, and if a parent fails to submit payments as ordered, enforcement actions could be taken.
No family wants to give up their home following a divorce. It can hold a lot of financial and personal value to the owners, as well as any children who grew up in it. When dividing your marital assets during an Indiana divorce, you will need to determine the value of your house, and any other real estate, and come to terms on how it will be divided between you and your soon-to-be-ex.
When you first start looking at an auto insurance policy, your first question will be, “How much is this going to cost me?” Auto insurance rates can fluctuate due to many factors, but the real value of these policies is how they can help you in a collision. Auto insurance is not only a legal requirement for drivers in the state of Indiana, but an invaluable source of compensation when you are injured.