Focus Areas

Estate Planning and Probate

While no one wants to think about dying, it is something that will happen to us all. A well-implemented estate plan can provide your loved ones with some peace of mind after you are gone. We offer a full range of estate planning services, such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, appointments of health care representatives, and living wills. And when the time comes, we can help guide your designated representatives in ensuring your estate plan is carried out as you desired.

Adoption

As an adoptee herself, Carrie has a special place in her heart for adoption. She can assist you in navigating what is often a long, complicated, and emotional process. We handle all manners of adoption, including open adoption, closed adoption, and stepparent or other family adoption. If you are an adult adoptee, we can also help you navigate the process of finding out information about your birth family.

Business Law

Whether you are looking to establish a new business or have been in business for years, we offer a variety of services to assist you. Some of these services are helping you choose the appropriate business structure (e.g., corporation, LLC, partnership), drafting or reviewing proposed contracts, and even advising regarding employment-related issues.

Mediation

Mediation has become a popular means of trying to settle a case before taking it to trial. Mediation involves the parties to a case (and their attorneys) meeting with a neutral mediator for the specific purpose of seeing if the mediator can help the parties negotiate a settlement.  Carrie is a registered mediator in Indiana for all types of civil matters not related to divorce.

Children's Issues

We are available to assist with a wide range of issues related to children, including special education, school discipline, children in need of services (CHINS), juvenile delinquency, guardianship, and grandparent visitation.

Corporate Compliance

If you are a business owner in need of establishing, evaluating, or updating your compliance program, or just need assistance writing a Code of Conduct or Employee Handbook, we are here to help.

Other Issues

We can also assist with a wide variety of other legal issues. If you need counsel regarding an issue that is not listed above, please give us a call or send us an email to discuss how we may be able to help.