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Why Mediate with a Lawyer?

Published in Family Law on July 30, 2019.

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that allows people involved in a legal dispute to reach consensus on how to settle their disagreement. Mediation is can be voluntary, meaning that you can always walk away from the mediation table and go to court to have a judge resolve your family law matter. Though, … continue reading

Indiana Divorce Mediation

Published in Family Law on July 30, 2019.

Not every divorce needs to be a TV soap opera. Instead, a couple can jointly decide the terms of their divorce, including such issues as child support, child custody, alimony, and the division of marital property. Unfortunately, many couples cannot stand to even be in the same room with each other. Other couples are still … continue reading

When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Published in Personal Injury on May 24, 2019.

An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney Can Help with Your Insurance Claim If you’re facing injuries from a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, you have rights. You need to be sure to protect those rights. While compensation won’t take away your injuries, it will reduce your financial burden. After you get medical … continue reading

Indy 500 Weekend – If You Get Arrested

Published in Uncategorized on May 24, 2019.

What Should I Do After an Arrest at the Indy 500? People come from all over the country to see the Indy 500. Whether you’re one of our visitors or you’re a local – you need to be careful and pay attention to your surroundings this weekend. Getting arrested at the Indy 500 can happen … continue reading

Hospital Liens, Health Insurance Subrogation Claims, and Personal Injury Settlements

Published in Personal Injury on May 23, 2019.

There is no doubt that being involved in an accident that results in personal injuries can be expensive. To be sure, healthcare costs alone often total into the tens of thousands of dollars, or even into the hundreds of thousands of dollars depending upon the severity of the injury. While these expenses may be covered … continue reading

What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Indianapolis?

Published in Personal Injury on May 23, 2019.

Motor vehicle accidents aren’t just traumatizing, but expensive, too. Indeed, from medical expenses to property damage expenses to lost wages to legal expenses and more, you may be looking at costs totaling thousands of dollars, if not tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. In order to seek compensation for these expenses and your damages, … continue reading

How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Indiana?

Published in Family Law on May 23, 2019.

Going through the breakup of a marriage is never easy. Even in cases where the decision to end the relationship was mutual, you need an experienced divorce lawyer in Indiana to make sure your rights and interests are protected. One of the most frequent questions clients have concerns how much a divorce in Indiana costs. … continue reading

How Long Will I Go to Jail for Violating Probation?

Published in Criminal Law on May 21, 2019.

Sometimes, defendants in criminal cases are offered probation as part of a plea deal that takes the place of jail time. This can happen when the prosecutor or the judge do not feel that incarceration is warranted but that some form of supervision and possibly counseling are needed. When probation is ordered there is both … continue reading

Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

Published in Personal Injury on April 10, 2019.

Property owners owe certain duties to people who visit their land, and any failure to exercise proper care could make the landowner liable in a premises liability claim. At Eskew Law, we have helped many people who have slipped and fallen or been injured in other ways at businesses and on private property. To bring … continue reading

What is a Personal Injury Claim?

Published in Personal Injury on April 9, 2019.

Accidents happen, and when they do someone usually gets hurt. At Eskew Law, we are experienced personal injury lawyers who have been helping people receive compensation for decades. One question many of our clients have is, “What is a personal injury claim?” Put simply, personal injury is an area of law that deals with injuries … continue reading