September 2015 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

Catholic Pope Amends Religious Annulment Process — What is the difference between a religious and civil annulment?

By: Elizabeth A. Eichholtz, Attorney Pope Francis announced on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 that the Catholic Church is changing the religious annulment process . The amendments make the process easier and cheaper for individuals seeking an annulment. What does this mean for Indiana couples who were married in the Catholic Church and are now seeking… Continue Reading »

Bounce House Injuries Send More Children to Emergency Room

by: Edward B. Mulligan V, Attorney Child injuries associated with bounce houses and inflatable moonwalks are growing at an alarming rate. In 2010 alone, more than 11,000 children were rushed to an emergency room because of bounce house injuries. A recent study by American Academy of Pediatrics suggests inflatable bouncer-related injuries are growing at a… Continue Reading »

What You Need to Know about Divorce and Spousal Maintenance

By: Elizabeth A. Eichholtz, Attorney In any dissolution of marriage case, a question frequently posed by potential clients is: “Will he/she/I be ordered to pay alimony?” In Indiana, what was historically referred to as alimony is now termed “spousal maintenance.”  There are two (2) categories of spousal maintenance: (1) temporary spousal maintenance, which may be… Continue Reading »