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DECANTING (or when an Irrevocable Trust is not irrevocable)
DECANTING (or when an Irrevocable Trust is not irrevocable)
What if you created an irrevocable trust years ago that does not work today?
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Ten Steps to Get Your Business Startup on Track
Ten Steps to Get Your Business Startup on Track
You have decided to start your own business. Now it is time to get down to the business of organizing your business. From the start, it is best to put in place processes and procedures to keep you focused. Here are ten steps to help set-up your business for success.
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Bains Elected to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne Board
Bains Elected to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne Board
Mark Bains of Barrett McNagny has been elected a member of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne board of directors.
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Stites Presents at the Summer Conference for the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio
Stites Presents at the Summer Conference for the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio
Anthony Stites was a presenter at the 2018 Summer Conference for the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio.
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2018 Law Clerks
Barrett McNagny LLP announces that Sadie Dillon, Carta Robison and Evan Wild have joined the firm as law clerks for the summer of 2018.
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Shrader to Present at the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals' Conference
Shrader to Present at the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals' Conference
Cathleen Shrader will be a presenter at the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals’ (NALSAP) Annual Conference in Indianapolis at the end of June.
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Ross Joins Barrett McNagny
Ross Joins Barrett McNagny
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that Michael C. Ross has joined the firm and will concentrate his practice in the area of litigation services.
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What Is An Injunction?
What Is An Injunction?
An injunction is an order issued by a judge that forces a person or entity to perform an action or stop taking certain action. Generally, Indiana law requires the moving party to prove several elements before granting an injunction.
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Campbell Joins Board of Directors for the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana
Campbell Joins Board of Directors for the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana
The board of directors of the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana have elected Scott E. Campbell of Barrett McNagny to a three-year term. The Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana provides free legal services for low-income individuals and families throughout a nine-county area.
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A Role For State Tax Credits In The Redevelopment Of Economically Distressed Communities
A Role For State Tax Credits In The Redevelopment Of Economically Distressed Communities
Economic development, redevelopment, and rehabilitation of abandoned and/or distressed industrial and commercial sites as well as economically challenged and underserved communities is on the rise in Fort Wayne and elsewhere in the Northeast Indiana region. One of the major drivers of this welcome economic activity is the availability of state tax credit programs that provide developers with needed financial assistance to support these often challenging and aggressive projects.
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Tony Stites to Present at NIHRA’s Annual Conference
Tony Stites to Present at NIHRA’s Annual Conference
Tony Stites will be a presenter at the Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association’s Annual Conference on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the Walb Student Union on the campus of IPFW. The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m.
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A Role For Federal Tax Credits In The Redevelopment Of Economically Distressed Communities
A Role For Federal Tax Credits In The Redevelopment Of Economically Distressed Communities
Economic development, redevelopment, and rehabilitation of abandoned and/or distressed industrial and commercial sites as well as economically challenged and underserved communities is on the rise in Fort Wayne and elsewhere in the Northeast Indiana region. One of the major drivers of this welcome economic activity is the availability of federal and state tax credit programs that provide developers with needed financial assistance to support these often challenging and aggressive projects.
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Ramsey a Forty Under 40 Recipient
Ramsey a Forty Under 40 Recipient
William Ramsey was named by Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly a Forty Under 40 award recipient for 2018.
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Top Ten Questions to Ask your Lawyer before you Litigate
Top Ten Questions to Ask your Lawyer before you Litigate
Before retaining counsel for a litigation matter, you should ask these ten questions.
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Tony Stites to Present at Kosciusko Human Resources Association Annual Conference
Tony Stites to Present at Kosciusko Human Resources Association Annual Conference
Tony Stites will be a presenter at the 2018 Annual Conference hosted by the Kosciusko Human Resources Association on Friday, April 20, 2018.
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Seller Beware:  Understanding the Obligations of a Seller of  Residential Real Estate under Indiana Law
Seller Beware: Understanding the Obligations of a Seller of Residential Real Estate under Indiana Law
Over the last several years, we have seen an increase in the amount of litigation initiated by buyers against sellers of residential real estate. Much of this litigation involves a buyer alleging that a seller committed fraud by failing to fully disclose defects in the Seller’s Residential Real Estate Disclosure Form.
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Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers Publication
Barrett McNagny LLP is proud to announce its listing in Indiana Super Lawyers for 2018.
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Day-to-day Practices to Promote Litigation Success
Day-to-day Practices to Promote Litigation Success
Don’t lose your case before it’s even filed! Most people avoid litigation like the plague, and for good reason. Litigation can be expensive and risky.
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and Estate Planning
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and Estate Planning
​On December 22, 2017, the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”), which has significant effect on federal tax laws. Highlights include the modification of individual and corporate tax rates, the application of a deduction to qualified flow-through business income, and the doubling of the estate tax exemption amount.
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Mortgagee Beware
Mortgagee Beware
In Indiana, a mortgage generally expires ten years after its maturity date – the date on which the last installment of the debt secured by the mortgage becomes due. However, when information respecting the maturity date is missing from the documents on file with the county recorder’s office, the time a mortgagee can bring a foreclosure action on the mortgage can be greatly reduced.
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