In the News

Fine & Hatfield, A Professional Corporation names new Shareholders.

J. Beau Dial and Adam S. Glass have been named Shareholders of the law firm of Fine & Hatfield, A Professional Corporation. Dial, a 2006 graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law focuses his practice of law in the areas of estate/trust planning & administration, guardianships/adoptions, real estate transaction/litigation, business/corporate law, and local government/municipality law. Glass, a 2007 Thomas Cooley School of Law graduate focuses his practice of law in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, business/commercial litigation, and product liability law.

Fri, 03/10/2017

JoAnn Krantz Appointed To Criminal Justice Panel

Fine & Hatfield has received notification that JoAnn Krantz has been appointed to serve a three year term
effective, January 1, 2016, on the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the United States District Court, Southern
District of Indiana, Evansville Division.

Thu, 12/31/2015

Wage and Hour Law Update

On May 5, 2015, Governor Pence signed into law House bill 1469 which becomes effective Jul 1, 2015 and amends portions of the current Wage and Hour law. This new law decreases an employer’s exposure for violations of the wage law and expands allowable deductions.

Thu, 06/04/2015

Krantz Receives Family Law Mediator Certification

JoAnn Krantz has been certified as a Family Law Mediator by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. Ms. Krantz attended 40 hours of Family Mediation Training from April 15-19, 2015. The intensive five-day course provides attendees with the opportunity to fulfill an important role in family law under the tutelage of experts in the field.

Thu, 05/14/2015

Does your Estate Plan include ALL of your assets? Digital Assets and Estate Planning

You have gathered all of your insurance, retirement, bank account, and personal belongings information for your estate. You’re done right? Maybe not!

In today’s world, you have a vast amount of assets that you can’t physically touch or hold. For example, iTunes music and videos, your email accounts, your Facebook account, your Pinterest account, your Amazon account, your eBay account, and files and documents on your computer are just a few of the types of assets we term “digital assets.”

Thu, 02/12/2015

JoAnn Jacob Krantz Joins Fine & Hatfield after serving as Warrick County Prosecutor

JoAnn Jacob Krantz has joined the firm as a Senior Member concentrating her practice in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Defense Law, and Family Law Mediation.

Thu, 01/29/2015

Andrew E. Skinner Joins Fine & Hatfield

Andrew E. Skinner of Newburgh, Indiana, has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney concentrating his practice in the areas of Litigation, Estate Planning, Family Law, and Mediation. Andrew also is involved in municipal law and also represents families and children in the area of Special Education Law.

Thu, 01/22/2015

Beau Dial Selected to Leadership Development Academy

Fine & Hatfield would like to congratulate J. Beau Dial for being selected to the 2014 inaugural class of the Indiana State Bar Association Leadership Development Academy. J. Beau Dial was one of twenty-five Indiana attorneys selected for being an accomplished legal practitioner admitted to practice for less than 15 years.

Tue, 01/28/2014

Fine & Hatfield Opens Newburgh Location

Fine & Hatfield is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite location at 8988 Ruffian Lane, Suite C, Newburgh, Indiana 47630. For your convenience, our attorneys are now available to meet with you at this new location. When scheduling appointments, please specify that you would like to meet at the Newburgh office.

Mon, 01/13/2014

Affordable Care Act Provides Direction on Notices Employers Must Provide to their Employees

Currently the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides the first open enrollment period for the yet-to-be-launched stated health insurance exchanges will begin October 1, 2013. By January 1, 2014, virtually every individual American citizen is required under the ACA to have health insurance coverage or they will be subject to a “penalty” or tax. That tax will be collected on the individual’s income tax return in 2014 if they do not have health insurance.

Fri, 05/10/2013