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NEWS-Essential Business Notice

At Hodges and Davis, we are committed to serving our clients during this difficult time. Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Order 20-08, dated March 23, 2020, Hodges and Davis is included in the definition of an “Essential Business.” The Executive Order permits and encourages our firm to continue operating to address your legal […]

NEWS-Attorney Gregory Sobkowski Participating in Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day Program

Attorney Gregory Sobkowski is participating in the Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day program. As part of that program, Attorney Sobkowski will be presenting a Junior Achievement’s Career Success program to ninth grade students at Portage High School in conjunction with two Purdue Northwest students. The Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day program is designed […]

ARTICLE- Home Improvement Contracts

Does your home improvement contract comply with Indiana’s Home Improvement Contract Act (“HICA”)? The Act can be found at Indiana Code § I.C. 24-5-11. Its intent is to protect home owners by placing minimum requirements on the contents of home improvement contracts. The law places the burden on the home improvement contractors (not home owners) […]

NEWS- Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou Appointed Probate Commissioner

The Lake Superior Court, Civil Division recently announced that Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou was appointed as the Probate Commissioner of the Lake Superior Court, Civil Division Room 7, in Crown Point. Commissioner Ballou’s first day as Commissioner was on November 18, 2019. The Probate Courtroom is located in Room #B-105 in the Lake County Government […]

ARTICLE- Religious Exemptions And Flu Vaccinations

The issue of mandatory flu vaccinations and requests for exemption from flu vaccinations based on religious grounds has recently found itself before the EEOC. The EEOC has not taken such religious discrimination claims lightly. In fact, on June 25, 2019, the EEOC released a statement that Memorial Healthcare in Owosso, Michigan would pay damages, along […]

ARTICLE- Indiana’s New Supported Decision Making Rule using Less Restrictive Alternatives

On April 24, 2019, Senate Enrolled Act 380 was signed into law, amending the Indiana guardianship code to add new sections addressing Supported Decision Making (IC § 29-3-14) and Less Restrictive Alternatives (IC § 29-3-1-7.8). The amendments send at least one clear message: a full-blown Guardianship is not the only option. Traditionally, when an incapacitated […]