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Town of Griffith Patricia Schaadt Replacement Bittersweet, Heartfelt

January 18, 2017 by: Chris Buckley

The Town of Griffith continues to mourn the great loss of a councilwoman and local hero, Patricia Schaadt.  She passed away  on Monday, December 19, 2016, just prior to receiving Indiana’s highest civillian honor, the Sagamore of the Wabash, presented to her family on December 22, 2016.  (See NWI Times article, “Longtime Griffith Councilwoman Dies,” … Continue reading Town of Griffith Patricia Schaadt Replacement Bittersweet, Heartfelt

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SFT Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2015 by: Chris Buckley

A second day of infamy in our Nation’s history, coined as, “The Day When the World Stopped Turning,” “Attack on America,” and “The Second Pearl Harbor,” September 11, 2001 changed America and the world forever. Words and phrases like “Ground Zero”, “Nine Eleven”, and “Terrorist Attack” became part of our regular vernacular.  The attorneys and staff of SFT … Continue reading SFT Remembers 9/11

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Happy Thanksgiving from SFT Lawyers

November 26, 2014 by: Chris Buckley

The Attorneys and Staff of Schwerd, Fryman & Torrenga, LLP would like to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving in 2014.  May we all give thanks for the countless bounties that we have received, and may all be happy, fed, clothed, and warm on this day.  We at SFT wish all of you … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from SFT Lawyers

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Top 6 Holidays for Lake and Porter County DUI ‘s

November 20, 2014 by: Chris Buckley

The Holiday Season is upon us once again. You might be thinking that the holidays may be a relaxing time to spend out drinking with family and friends, and you would be right to think so.  Unfortunately, however, many people over indulge in consuming alcohol in public, and underestimate the odds of getting caught with … Continue reading Top 6 Holidays for Lake and Porter County DUI ‘s

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New Indiana Law Expected to Allow Reduction of Class D Felonies

February 22, 2012 by: Chris Buckley

Do you have a Class D Felony conviction which is more than 3 years old? If so, your time as a “convicted felon” might soon be over! The Indiana House recently passed House Bill 1033 which allows courts to convert Class D Felonies to Class A Misdemeanors after 3 years so long as the convicted … Continue reading New Indiana Law Expected to Allow Reduction of Class D Felonies

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Town officials now face federal charges

December 3, 2009 by: Chris Buckley

Indiana Lawyer Article Some former Chesterfield town employees accused by the Indiana Attorney General of defrauding their town government now face federal charges.

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