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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On December 19, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit became the fourth federal appellate court expressly to reject the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) six-part test for determining whether interns and students are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL had previously published a six-part test in 2010. Under that test, an intern would be considered an employee unless all of the six factors were met. The Second Circuit was the first to reject the DOL’s test in 2015, opting for a non-exhaustive set of seven factors to consider in what it termed the “primary beneficiary test.”
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that Trisha J. Paul has been elected to serve as Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee for 2018. Also serving on the firm’s Executive Committee during 2018 will be John C. Barce, Robert T. Keen, Michael P. O’Hara, and Samuel J. Talarico, Jr.
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that William A. Ramsey was elected Partner effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Ramsey concentrates his practice in the areas of appellate litigation, medical malpractice defense, general liability defense, and business litigation.
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