March 2021 eNewsletter

Broyles Kight and Ricafort, P.C. and Divorce Magazine are pleased to provide our monthly eNewsletter. We hope this information is helpful and supportive. After reading this, please forward it to whomever you think may benefit from it.

March 2021

From the Office:

Congratulations to Team BKR! The following attorneys made the 2021 Super Lawyers list.

We are proud to announce that six of our attorneys have been recognized as 2021 Indiana Super Lawyers.

Nissa M. Ricafort was recognized as one of the Top 50 Indiana Super Lawyers and one of the Top 25 Indiana Women Super Lawyers.

Melissa J. Avery also was recognized as one of the Top 25 Indiana Women Super Lawyers.

Michael A. WilkinsAmanda R. Blystone, Eric Engebretson and Erin Maybee Durnell were all honored as Super Lawyers in the area of Family Law.
Super Lawyers is an annual service that rates outstanding lawyers within their discipline of practice. The selection process consists of statewide nominations, peer evaluations and independent research by Thomson Reuters.

Entire lists can be viewed at https://www.superlawyers.com/indiana/toplists.

lawyer Amanda BlystoneAmanda Blystone will again spend another spring season volunteering for Girls on the Run, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring and motivating girls through the use of running. At the culmination of their 24-lesson program, all of the participants will run a 5K race together as a group.

Estate Planning During a Pandemic by Eric Engebretson

At this point in the pandemic, if you or an immediate family member have not been directly affected by COVID, you almost certainly know someone who has fallen ill to the virus. While contemplating our own mortality is something we often try to avoid, we have been reminded of it more frequently during this pandemic, as we have witnessed people fall severely ill, and often quite unexpectedly. The reality of the pandemic has left many of our clients questioning if they have appropriate arrangements in place to ensure loved ones are cared for should something unexpectedly happen. These questions are not only rooted in a desire to care and provide for loved ones financially, but also to ease the burden of an already difficult time by ensuring wishes and desires are clearly articulated to avoid unnecessary stress or disputes.

Do you have questions or concerns regarding what would happen to you or your loved ones in the event something happened to you unexpectedly? Have you arranged for your children or your assets in the event such circumstances arise? Do you wonder how health care decisions would be made if you are unable to make them on your own behalf? If you need assistance with answering these questions and determining how you might be able to address them in advance, call the estate planning attorneys at Broyles, Kight & Ricafort for assistance.

While it is impossible to predict the future with absolute certainty, most circumstances can be addressed in advance with proper planning. This will not only put you at ease but will make things easier for your loved ones in the event the “unexpected” happens.

Please check out our website for more information:
www.bkrfamilylaw.com/news-events

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