January 2015 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.

January 2015

From the Office:

Joni Sedberry is now a wish granter for the Make A Wish Foundation (Read more)

On January 29th, the Indianapolis Bar Association and Indianapolis Bar Foundation will host the 2015 Installation Luncheon, welcoming the incoming presidents and board of directors. Nissa Ricafort, first vice-president; Melanie Reichert and Erin Durnell, board members, will be in attendance.

Hamilton County Bar Association is sponsoring the 2015 Mock Trial Competition, with Jesse Pace serving as the attorney assistant for Sheridan High School. Attorney volunteers advise the teams from both Sheridan HS and Noblesville HS. (Read more)

The Indiana General Assembly has two bills that could affect family law. Senate Bill 18 looks into grandparent and great-grandparent visitation; Senate Bill 109 visits the elimination of college expense orders, once the child reaches 19 years of age. To read these bills in detail, visit the their website.

Save the date! The American Bar Association, Section of Family Law will have their Spring CLE Conference May 6th-9th in Carlsbad, CA.

Paws and Think was recognized on January 12th, by Michael McQuillen, Minority Leader for the Indianapolis City County Council, with a Special Resolution award. He visited Paws and Think during their Paws to Read program at Crestview Elementary and learned more about the program.


Divorce Study:
Study: Marrying Someone Your Own Age Could Reduce Risk of Divorce

A new study finds that the age difference between spouses is among the factors that can be used to predict the risk of divorce.
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Military:
Military Retirement Benefits and Divorce

Military retirement benefits are often the most valuable asset in a military marriage, so it’s important for service members and their spouses to understand the implications of these benefits during a divorce.
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Financial:
Divorce Your Jewelry

Your jewelry can be a potential source of income during divorce, but how do you go about selling some pieces – easily, and for the best price?
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Children and Divorce:
5 Ways to Keep Children Out of Conflict During Your Divorce

If you have fought in front of your children, or have said negative things to them about your ex, it’s not too late to do the right thing.
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Recovery:
Living in the Present Moment

Is your mind living in the past, present, or future? The present is the only place you have true power and choice; here are strategies to get you back into the present moment.
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