August 2014 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.

August 2014

From the Office:

Thank you to Nissa Ricafort for co-chairing and Meagan Winters for serving on the Membership Committee for the Indianapolis Bar Association! Their efforts will help grow membership and provide the best value and services to its members.

The Indiana Supreme Court is considering a system of annual reporting of pro bono work by Indiana lawyers.

Congratulations to Melanie Reichert for her commendation on her pro bono work! The Hamilton County Judiciary commended 24 attorneys for donating more than 300 hours to pro bono representation, during 2013, through District 6.

Jesse Pace, member of the CIACP, is helping organize the CIACP’S Judges’ Roundtable and Reception on August 20th, from 6 to 8pm. Central Indiana Judges are asked to provide feedback and support of the collaborative law process. Melanie Reichert serves as president; Joni Sedberry serves as vice-president. For more information, visit CIACP’s website.

Needing more CLE’s? The Indianapolis Bar is providing a two hour overview of the areas of law that most often arise with veterans. This Military Cultural Competence and Basic Advice Intro CLE will be on August 27th. Needing more CLE’s? The Indianapolis Bar is providing a two hour overview of the areas of law that most often arise with veterans. This Military Cultural Competence and Basic Advice Intro CLE will be on August 27th.

As the school year begins, it’s already tough on the family to adjust back to the routine of meeting teachers, classmates, homework, etc. However, for divorced or separated parents, this can be even more difficult. It’s important for parents to co-parent in the best interest of the children. This article gives advice on how to co-parent cooperatively (Read here)


Divorce News:
Study: Rising U.S. Divorce Rate
American marriages and cohabiting unions are less stable than ever.
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Children and Divorce:
Successful Stepfamilies
How to create a happy, functional stepfamily.
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Financial Planning:
Dividing Marital Property
Here’s how to deal with complex financial or property issues in a divorce.
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Divorce Recovery:
The Power of Forgiveness
If you’re feeling stuck in your divorce recovery, you may need to forgive your ex – and yourself.
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Relationships:
Should you Stay or Go?
How to know whether ending your relationship is the right thing to do, or whether you can make a troubled relationship work again.
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