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Winter/Spring 2013, Volume 12, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Athletic Director Fails to Report Sexual Misconduct by Coach; New Parenting Time Guidelines Effective on March 1, 2013; Reality Checks: “Gray Divorce;” Dad Stops Ex-Wife from Taking Son Out-of-state; Court Makes 9-year-old Submit to Interview with Department of Child Services
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Fall 2012, Volume 11, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Dad Tries to Terminate Support by Saying Teen Is Emancipated, Plea Bargain for Child Molesting Is Accepted by 13-year-old Boy, Reality Checks: Drug Abuse Statistics in High School, Parents Fight over Kindergarten for 6-year-old, Firm Updates Newsletter List, Divorcing Couple Quibbles about Single Items in Dissolution
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Summer 2012, Volume 11, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Grandparents Committed Fraud in Attempt to Adopt Baby Boy, Dad Pushes Claim for Child after Splitting Up with Mom, Reality Checks: Step-families, Divorced Parents Squabble over Details of Custody and Support, Interstate Custody Issues Can Be Complex
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Spring 2012, Volume 10, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Dad Attempts to Prove He Is Not Boy’s Father after 14 Years, Therapists Move Cautiously with Online “Telepractices,” Reality Checks: Cyber-bullying Statistics, Man Vandalizes Former Wife’s House, Divorcing Couple Fight over Husband’s Health Care Plan.
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Winter 2012, Volume 10, Issue 3

Spotlight on:19-year-old Repudiates His Father, Non-profit Corporate Entity Is Guardian of Elderly Man, Reality Checks: Bullying Statistics, Mom Seeks to Relocate Her Children to Tennessee, Juvenile Court Admits Confession of Young Teenager
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Fall 2010, Volume 9, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Wife Divorces Husband Who’s on Duty in Germany, Reality Checks: Making Divorce Easier, Father Can’t Get Advantage in Court by Snatching Child, New HIPAA Fines Are in Force, Grandparents Battle Dad for Custody of Child, Filing Date Is Tied to Support Order
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Summer 2011, Volume 10, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Statute of Limitations on Judgments for Child Support Was Rebuttable Presumption, Reality Checks: Abusive Relationships, Due Process Requires More Than Party’s Mere Gestures, Upcoming Wedding Triggers Custody Battle, Father Wins Chance to Raise His Son
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Fall 2011, Volume 10, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Dad’s Belting of Teenager Raises Defense of Parent’s Privilege, Special Education Teacher Appeals Conviction of Battery, Reality Checks: Custody Traps, Service Providers Are Shielded by Victim Advocate Privilege, Low Property Prices Hit Couples in Divorce
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Spring 2011, Volume 9, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Exception to Therapist Privilege Is Made in Child Abuse Cases, Death Voids Asset Agreement Negotiated during Divorce, Reality Checks: Prenuptial Agreements, Grandfather Is Allowed to Adopt His Grandchild, Rehabilitation Is Not Option for Troubled Teenager
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Winter 2011, Volume 9, Issue 3

Spotlight on:Disabled Veteran Fights Involuntary Commitment to Psych Ward, Reality Checks: Decoding “Legalese” in Divorce, Blame It All on the Belt ... or Strategic Lack Thereof, Splitting Health Care Benefits in Dissolution Is Tricky, Dad Tries to Stop Paying Child Support for Teenaged Daughter
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Summer 2010, Volume 9, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Divorced Dad Fled Jurisdiction with Son for 16 Years, Reality Checks: Care of Aging Relatives, CHINS Tied to Child’s Care – Not Culpability of Parent, Farm’s Bills Were Linked to Wife’s Lien in Divorce, Caretakers of Child Failed to Obtain Custody, Print or E-mail?
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Spring 2010, Volume 8, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Wife’s Dissipating Assets Claim Does Not Impress High Court, Reality Checks: Domestic Violence, Court Gives Custody of Three Children to Father’s Aunt and Uncle, Changes to Indiana Child Support Rules & Guidelines Became Effective on January 1, 2010, Dad Was Absent during His Divorce
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Winter 2010, Volume 8, Issue 3

Spotlight on:Be Sure to Check Real Estate Title in Divorce, Trial Court Failed to Follow Statute in Girl’s Proposed Relocation, Reality Checks: On Education, Lesbian Mother Bars Grandparents, Supreme Court Refused to Terminate Parent-Child Relationship, Would You Prefer Newsletter in Print or PDF?
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Fall 2009, Volume 8, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Specify College Costs in Drafting Agreement or Divorce Decree, Interstate Compact Controls Out-of-State Adoption of Children, Reality Checks: Estate Plans, Husband Ignores Court Orders to Submit QDRO in Divorce, Grandmother’s Visitation Is Changed by Court
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Summer 2009, Volume 8, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Court Okays Post-Nuptial Agreement, Jailed Dad Asks to Reduce His Child Support Payment, Reality Checks: Elder Abuse, Domestic Violence Terrifies Mom, Helpful Contacts: Domestic Abuse, Parents Battle over Child’s Name
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Spring 2009, Volume 7, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Legislators Consider Family Laws, Reality Checks: Gay Marriage, Media Wrongly Gets Access to Juvenile CHINS Records, Be Sure to Follow Adoption Laws, NBBP Law Firm Will Present Free In-services, Two Dads Share Visitation Rights
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Winter 2009, Volume 7, Issue 3

Spotlight on:Husband Argues Wife’s Car Was Truly Not Gift to Her; Grandmother Challenges Mom on Religious Authority; Reality Checks: Moving On?; Court Wrongly Terminates Wife’s Needed Maintenance; Paternity Affidavit Is Based on Fraud or Mistake of Fact
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Fall 2008, Volume 7, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Foster Mom Is Able to Adopt Baby; Reality Checks: Post-divorce; Husband Shifts Joint Holdings to Dissipate Marital Assets; Indiana Supreme Court Tackles Issues of Child Support; and Faxing & Confidentiality Don’t Mix
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Summer 2008, Volume 7, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Health-care Costs Are Tied to Payments for Education, Mother Seeks to Set Aside Paternity Affidavit of Child, Reality Checks: $$ Mistakes, Dad Says 21-year-old Son Is Not Truly “Incapacitated,” Parental Rights Are Taken from Drug-addicted Mom
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Spring 2008, Volume 6, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Legislators Enact Few Family Laws, Ex-Wife Argues Pension Payments Include Disability Benefits, Reality Checks: Stopping Harassment of LGBT Students, Grandma Wins Visitation of Baby, Dad Fails to End His Child Support
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Winter 2008, Volume 6, Issue 3

Spotlight on:New Job Causes Mom to Lose Son, Husband Upset about Split of Property in “Marital Pot,” Reality Checks: Grandparents & Grandchildren, Dad Fights over Adoption of Baby, Why Is Custodial Mom Paying Support?
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Fall 2007, Volume 6, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Academic Progress of Children Linked to Custody Battle, Four Fathers Try to Escape Obligations of Being a Dad, Reality Checks: Today’s Kids, Parents Keep Gay Partners Apart, Helpful Legal Documents, Post-Nuptial Agreement Controls
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Summer 2007, Volume 6, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Calculation of Child Support for Parent in Jail is Tricky, Mom’s Smoking Drives Dad to Custody Battle for Baby, Reality Checks: Lots of Kids & Families Are Homeless, Court Studies Order Forcing Administration of Medicine, Court Severs Guardianship
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Spring 2007, Volume 5, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Legislators Enact Family Law Bills, Adoption Required Consent of 14-year-old Boy, Reality Checks: Safety Tips for Those in Abusive Relationships, Adult Son Requires Guardianship, Parent-Child Relationship Is Terminated
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Winter 2007, Volume 5, Issue 3

Spotlight on:NBB Announces Fourth Partner, Educational Support for College Stops with Daughter’s Marriage, Reality Checks: Tips on Conduct in Courtroom, Grandparents Fight Mother for Custody of Two Children, Dad Blocks Name Change of Son, Figure Irregular Income with Care
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Fall 2006, Volume 5, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Father Stayed Underemployed to Reduce Child Support Order, Reality Checks: Kids & Divorce, Mom Needed to Prove Paternity to Bring Wrongful Death Action, Disability Benefits Tied to Child Support, Unmarried Couples Allowed to Adopt, Grandparents Adopt Grandson without Having Mom’s Consent
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Summer 2006

Spotlight on:Courts Favor “Effective Mediation,” Dad Refused to Let Mother Move 10-year-old Son to Another State, Reality Checks: Divorce in the U.S. Army, Unmarried Couples Are Able to Adopt, “Horrific Abuse” Barred Any Visits
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Spring 2006, Volume 4, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Tell Court of Any Plans for Moving, Dissolution Order May Be Modified by Arguing Fraud, Reality Checks: Elder Abuse, Grandma Battles Dad for Custody, Indiana Supreme Court Looks at Same-Sex Parenting
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Winter 2006, Volume 4, Issue 3

Spotlight on:Confidentiality of Therapy Notes Relating to Murders, “Parenting Time” Is Getting Trickier, Obligation to Pay Costs Ends with Teen’s Denial of Relationship with Father, Modification of Marital Agreement by Court, Reality Checks: Cohabitation, “Pagan” Parents Are Allowed to Instruct Child in Religion
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Fall 2005, Volume 4, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Dad Dodges Trip to Poorhouse, Indiana Supreme Court Comments on Modifying Child Support, Reality Checks: Children at Risk, Easy-to-Navigate NBB Site Packed with Helpful Information, Beware Perils of Unreturned Engagement Ring, Bride Insists on Two Certain DJs, Splitting Marital Property Is Tricky
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Summer 2005, Volume 4, Issue 1

Spotlight on:May Religious Beliefs Be Used As Evidence?, Reality Checks: Number of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Jumps, Supreme Court Delves into Changing Payments for “Incapacity,” Parenthood Is Forever—Despite Break-up, “Get It in Writing” Rings True for Mediation
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Spring 2005, Volume 3, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Legislators Handle Family Law Matters in Current Session, We Welcome New Attorney, Reality Checks: Family Issues Facing Same-Sex Couples, Ignoring “Pre-nup” Is Risky, Name Change Sparks Fight, Court Can Modify Agreement for Maintenance Support
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Winter 2005, Volume 3, Issue 3

Spotlight on:Same-sex Partner Awarded Parental Rights, Reality Checks: Disturbing Facts about Women & Children, Step-Grandparents Have No Legal Right to Visit Grandchildren, Girl’s Ashes Split by Divorced Parents, Divorced Mother Told to Pay for Private College Costs
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Fall 2004, Volume 3, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Wife gets 70% of Property in Nasty Divorce, Grandparents Get Visitation with Children Despite Mom, Court Tackles Duty Owed by Therapy Group, Reality Checks: Domestic Abuse, Judge Finds Contempt for Ignoring Court Orders, We Are Now NBB with New Partner
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Summer 2004, Volume 3, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Will Therapists Be Made to Reveal Records?, Case Tests Paternity Statutes and Probate Code, Court Okays Adoption by Domestic Partner, Reality Checks: Children Caught in Divorce, Divorced Dad Must Support Child Who Is Not His
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Spring 2004, Volume 2, Issue 4

Spotlight on:New Legislation to Keep Children Safer, Two of Our Newsletters May Be One Too Many, Spouse's Medical Expenses Outlast Marriage, Reality Checks: Co-habitation Agreements, Supreme Court Orders Mediation in Adoption Case, Kids Should Never Become Weapons in Divorce, Catch Up on Child Support-or Risk Going to Jail?
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Winter 2004, Volume 2, Issue 3

Spotlight on:NBR Welcomes New Lawyer; Changes in Support Calculation Attempt to Make It Fairer; Mediation Gives More Control; Reality Checks: On Divorce; What Distinguishes Advice from Professional Relationship?; Modifying without Court Order
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Fall 2003, Volume 2, Issue 2

Spotlight on:Visit Our New Website at www.nbrlaw.com; Evaluations, Assessments and the Medical Malpractice Act, Settlement Agreement Fashioned without Counsel Can Be Minefield, Reality Checks: The Legal Rights of Cohabitants, Indiana Court Okays Adoption by Same-Sex Partner, Hearing-impaired Toddler Alleged Sexual Abuse
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Summer 2003, Volume 2, Issue 1

Spotlight on:Changes in Child Support Guidelines, "Do-It-Yourself" Divorce, Legal Issues Involved in Cohabitation, Reality Checks: Establishing Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Disclosure of Information to Third Party, Welcome New Readers
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Spring 2003, Volume 1, Issue 4

Spotlight on:Newly Passed Legislation Affects Domestic Law, Streamlined Dissolutions, Case Raises Wiretap Issues, Reality Checks: Secrets of Divorce, Summer Parenting Time Guidelines, Money Doesn't Always Talk
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Winter 2003, Vol. 1, Issue 3

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Fall 2002, Vol. 1, Issue 2

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Summer 2002, Vol. 1, Issue 1