Estate Planning and Administration
He graduated cum laude from DePauw University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, and later from Saint Louis University School of Law. He has given presentations for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF) and various other groups. Furthering his education, he is a graduate of the ICLEF Trial Advocacy College. He is the District 5 Representative for the Indiana Bar Litigation Section Council, and a past President of the Cass County Bar Association. He is admitted to the Indiana Bar, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the Seventh Circuit.
Locally, he is a member of the Tippecanoe County Bar Association, on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters, and a participant in Leadership Lafayette - Class 46. He lives with his wife and two children in Tippecanoe County, and looks forward to serving the community for years to come.
It is hard to believe that school time is here. Have a great start to the school year. Be safe out there while traveling to and from school. Be cautious of distracted drivers and aware of the increase in traffic in certain areas. Should you be in an accident, the Law Office of Shannon G. Read more about Back to School[…]
If you are involved in a car accident, it is important to take immediate steps to protect your rights. While not an exhaustive list, here are some helpful things to remember to do in case a car accident occurs: Call the police. Having the police at the scene of the accident ensures you have an Read more about Five Things to Remember After an Auto Accident[…]
I am pleased to present a new logo for Law Office of Shannon G. Starr, LLC. Thanks and credit to Lindsay Wagner for the design. Thanks for your support and I look forward to continuing to serve you!
I am pleased to announce that I was recently selected as a 2017 Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers. Selections for Super Lawyers are based on a multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Disclaimer – The Read more about Shannon Starr Named 2017 Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers[…]
“Wrongful death” is when someone dies due to the misconduct or negligence of another party. When a loved one dies as a consequence or misconduct of another, it can be devastating. There is no way to truly compensate for the loss of a loved one. There are different circumstances in which wrongful death can arise. Read more about What is a wrongful death claim?[…]
Each year, almost every county in Indiana holds at least one tax sale. Some people purchase real estate at a tax sale, think they got a great deal and that there are no further steps to take. Unfortunately, that is not the case. The county will issue a “tax sale certificate” at the tax sale. Read more about What do you do after purchasing real estate at a tax sale?[…]
If you are injured while on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. Common examples of premises liability cases include: slip and falls; dog bites or other animal attacks; exposure to toxic substances; falling objects from store shelves or construction scaffolds; fires; electrocution from exposed wiring; assaults due to Read more about Have you been hurt on someone’s property?[…]
Eminent domain is the process by which states and localities have the right to condemn and force the sale of private property usually in order to serve a public purpose. Condemnation is the act of a government exercising its power of eminent domain. The government must have both a legitimate public purpose for the taking Read more about Understanding Eminent Domain[…]
A guardianship is a court ordered arrangement used to declare one person incapacitated (“the ward”) while authorizing another person (“the guardian”) to act on their behalf when making legal, financial and medical decisions. A guardianship can be used to appoint a guardian for care of a minor, or an adult unable to manage his or Read more about Guardianships – Caring for a Minor Child or an Aging Loved One[…]
The Law Office of Shannon G. Starr, LLC has represented several landlords and tenants in both residential and commercial disputes. This article will highlight some key features of the landlord and tenant relationship in the residential context. Under Indiana law, a tenant has the right to a habitable home. Prior to move in, the rental Read more about Understanding the Landlord and Tenant Relationship[…]