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Marijuana and Indiana

Marijuana is stirring the pot here in Indiana. In a joint effort, the State’s Legislative and Executive branches recently legalized the sale of CBD oil, a highly controversial but not unexpected move. Now the Judicial branch has joined the fray. In Granger v. State of Indiana, the Indiana Court of Appeals held “that the term [...]

2018-11-08T09:54:14+00:00News|

The Insanity Defense

We have all heard the “definition” of insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. That is, of course, not the legal definition, which involves a defendant having a mental illness causing the inability to determine fantasy from reality at the time defendant committed the crime. Insanity is available as a [...]

YKJ Opens Auburn Office, Holds Sweepstakes

Yoder Kraus & Jessup, PC is pleased to announce that is has opened a new office in Auburn, IN.  The office is located at 119 W 9th Street and is open Monday through Friday. The expansion is the latest in a series of exciting changes for the firm. In January the firm changed its name to [...]

2018-09-21T14:11:58+00:00News|

Top Five Reasons to Hire a Lawyer: Advance Directives

5. Use the Law An advance directive is a legal document or set of documents used to specify a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment when said person is unable to communicate. Without an advance directive in place, Indiana law controls who, and in what order, others make medical treatment decisions for you. An advance directive [...]

Local law firm changes name, adds new attorney

Yoder & Kraus, PC, a full-service law firm with offices in Kendallville and Albion, Ind., is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to Yoder Kraus & Jessup, PC, effective January 1, 2018. The name change recognizes the significant contributions, excellent results, and commitment to service that Patrick L. Jessup has added since joining [...]

2018-04-24T16:22:30+00:00News|

Top Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney

The benefits of a highly detailed, comprehensive power of attorney are numerous. Unfortunately, many powers of attorney are more general in nature and can actually cause more problems than they solve, especially for our senior population. This issue of the ElderCounselor highlights the benefits of a comprehensive, detailed power of attorney, including some of the [...]