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Bunger & Robertson is on the Move!

  Bunger & Robertson is excited to announce that it will be moving to a new location in 2021. Renovations are underway on the new office, which is located at the Northeast corner of College and Third Streets in Bloomington. Throughout Bloomington’s history, the building has been occupied by a service station, car dealerships, and…
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Governor Holcomb Signs COVID-19 Immunity Bill into Law

On Friday, February 19, 2021, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed HB1 into law, providing tort immunity to business for actions “arising from COVID-19.” The legislation provides immunity for harms that result from the actual, alleged, or possible exposure or contraction of COVID-19 as well as services, treatment, or other actions performed for COVID-19. Immunity extends…
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The Trump Nonimmigrant order and Medical Professionals

The Trump Nonimmigrant order and Medical Professionals The long-anticipated Executive Order (“EO”) barring many work-authorized nonimmigrants has now been issued by the Trump administration. With the final text being issued, immigration professionals at Bunger and Robertson can now provide some concrete advice on how this will impact current and future clients. Having said that, there…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Client Update From Bunger & Robertson

NOTICE:  OFFICE REMAINS OPEN BUT ALL ACCESS IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY As Bloomington’s hometown partner since 1949, we are committed to promoting the health and safety of our community.  Bunger & Robertson is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and taking necessary precautions to support our clients, staff, and community.   We remain open but will…
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Electronic Execution of Estate Planning Documents

Electronic Execution of Estate Planning Documents: On March 31, 2020, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an order (Case No. 20S-MS-237) suspending the statutory requirement that a testator signing a Will must be physically present with the two attesting witnesses.  During the period of the COVID-19 outbreak and public health emergency as declared by Governor Eric…
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Bunger & Robertson Announces New Partner

Bunger & Robertson has selected Kathryn DeWeese as a partner of the firm, effective January 1, 2020 Kate advises clients primarily in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, health law and employment law, working with individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. Kate is currently an Adjunct Faculty Member in Indiana University’s School of Public and…
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Not Done Yet—Legal Steps to Take After Your Divorce is Final

You just received the Decree of Dissolution, which is the final order dissolving your marriage to your spouse, approving the settlement agreement (if one was offered), dividing the marital estate and imposing child support (where appropriate). You think, for good or for ill, you’re done. No more lawyers. Finally! Unfortunately, you are not done yet….
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Bunger & Robertson Adds Collaborative Law Expertise

Recently, Bunger & Robertson attorney Jessica L. Merkel completed her interdisciplinary collaborative practice training and joined the Bloomington Association of Collaborative Professionals, Inc. (BACP). The BACP is a professional organization comprised of attorneys as well as mental health professionals and financial professionals in the Bloomington, Indiana area who work together in utilizing a “collaborative” approach…
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Annexation and Me

So the City of Bloomington plans to annex your property. What does that mean for you? By now you have probably heard about Bloomington’s plans to annex certain areas and incorporate them into the City. If you own property in one of these areas, you may also be somewhat confused as to what it will…
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New Overtime Rules – Halted for Now

Federal Court Temporarily Blocks New Overtime Rules With just over a week to go before employers across the country implemented changes to comply with the Department of Labor’s Overtime Final Rule, a federal court in Texas has halted the implementation of the Rule. In May 2016, the Department of Labor announced its Final Rule increasing…
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