Seeking to address potential problems that could arise when Real ID laws take effect Oct. 1, a Lake County judge and attorney will participate in a presentation this week aiming to resolve some of the issues lawyers and judges are seeing in court.
An Indiana man on Thursday pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the 2016 strangulation death of a radio personality and her daughter.
The husband of a late Indiana legislator has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the 2018 shooting death of a northwestern Indiana attorney.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking public comment on more than a dozen candidates who have applied to fill a vacancy in Lake Superior Court. The commission will interview the 15 candidates next month.
Years after three Crown Point bicyclists sued each other for negligence after a crash, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed an order and implementation of a settlement agreement when it found the parties had never come to a valid agreement.
A Lake County Superior Court judge will retire at the end of next month, prompting the Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission to begin the process of selecting his successor. The vacancy will occur April 30 when Judge William E. Davis retires from his position in Lake Superior Court, Civil Division, Room Five.
Interviews for a Lake Superior Court vacancy have been rescheduled for March 11, following a postponement due to weather concerns. The interviews were initially scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission will interview 10 applicants Jan. 31 for a Lake Superior Court vacancy that will occur in February when Judge Diane Kavadias Schneider retires.
The Indiana Supreme Court is seeking public comment on the candidates who have applied to fill an upcoming vacancy in Lake Superior Court. Comments must be submitted via email to [email protected] by noon CST on Jan. 14.
A man’s murder trial in the 1980 shooting death of an off-duty northwestern Indiana police officer has been moved to this summer.
Another man is facing a murder charge in the 1980 shooting death of an off-duty northwestern Indiana police officer. A 68-year-old man released this summer from an Illinois prison sentence has been charged in the slaying of Hammond officer Lawrence Pucalik.
The Indiana Supreme Court has accepted the resignation of a Hoosier attorney who faced multiple felony drunken-driving counts. Justices also ordered reciprocal discipline for another lawyer who was removed from the practice of law by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
The husband of a late Indiana state senator is suspected of killing a Lake County lawyer who years earlier eulogized the lawmaker at her funeral, the Times of Northwest Indiana reported. The Times reported William “Bill” Landske, 83, was arrested on allegations that he fatally shot T. Edward Page at the attorney’s Hobart home.
The main courtroom for Lake Circuit Court in Crown Point began a four-month asbestos abatement Monday that may change the location of some court dates, Circuit Judge Marissa McDermott announced in a letter to the bar. The courtroom — Room B-203 — will be under construction, which may affect the proceedings of the Lake Circuit and probate courts
A Crown Point couple has been charged with neglect after a young boy they were babysitting found a gun in a bedroom and fatally shot himself. Rachel Lynn Griffin, 24, and Brett A. Beatty, 29, were charged Tuesday in Lake Superior Court with neglect of a dependent resulting in death and neglect of a dependent related to the death of 4-year-old Eric Cole.
The Gary Probate Division of the Lake Superior Court has permanently closed and all files opened in that court have been transferred to the Crown Point Probate Division. The Indiana State Bar Association announced the closure of the Gary Probate Division last month.