No matter how it happens, adding a child to your family presents a significant change to your life. When your adoption journey includes adopting an older child, this event also makes a huge life transition for your child.  Though most foster care systems, including the Department of Child Services in Indiana, support reunification for children removed…

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The world today is filled with new technology, some of which we would never have dreamed about even 10 years ago.  Even though some of this technology is quite amazing and makes life easier and more convenient, it also presents new dangers, especially to our young people. The FBI has started a campaign focused on…

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We think this is one of the best ideas of the year, especially if you’re a dog lover. Dogs have always been known as ‘man’s best friend.’ Now kids have a furry best friend when they go to school in Valparaiso. Recently, the Valparaiso Community Schools put dogs into every single school. It’s been an…

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The end of Daylight Savings Time in early November was the signal that the days are getting shorter.  As winter approaches there continues to be less and less daylight hours.  This presents a special danger on the highways. Forbes magazine has reported that, nationwide, 49% of fatal crashes happen at night.  The fatality rate per…

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Adoption is a wonderful alternative to having children naturally or to supplement your present family. If adoption isn’t an option for you, please at least consider ways to help celebrate, advocate, and extend love and support to all who have been touched by adoption. There are many ways. Simply, acknowledge and thank those families who…

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For years drunk driving has been a serious issue when it comes to motor vehicle accidents involving personal injury. We at Tauber Law Offices have decades of experiences dealing with these tragedies. While alcohol related accidents are still way too common, there is some good news. According to a recent report from the National Highway…

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Well before the turn of the 20th century, two of our closest neighbors – Gary and Chicago – were among the top manufacturing centers in the nation. However, many of these factories and manufacturing plants were well-known to have used products that contained asbestos, a cause of mesothelioma, cancers and other diseases. Over the last…

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The Indiana Supreme Court issued an Order Establishing the Indiana Innovation Initiative on September 24, 2019. That Order created a process to analyze research on justice reform, assess the impact of reform efforts in other states, identify innovative strategies to manage different case types, and make recommendations to the Indiana Supreme Court for best practices…

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Adopting in Indiana provides a child in need with stability and belonging and allows a family to grow in love. It is a largely positive experience for all involved parties. Nevertheless, it represents a lifelong commitment that you should not take lightly.   You may not be sure that you are ready to adopt a child, and at this point that…

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