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Joshua R. Hains

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  • Community Involvement

An Indiana native, Attorney Joshua R. Hains has been part of the family law community since 2006.

Before practicing family law in Carmel, Indiana, Joshua R. Hains attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. While at Wittenberg, he played soccer for the Tigers from 1999 through 2002 and was an active member of Beta Theta Pi. On May 17, 2003, Joshua R. Hains graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Psychology.

After graduating from Wittenberg, Attorney Hains attended Valparaiso University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree in 2006. While at Valparaiso, he received course honors for Criminal Procedure: Investigations and was a member of the law school’s intramural soccer championship team.

On October 20, 2006, Joshua R. Hains was admitted to the Indiana State Bar, United States District Courts for Southern and Northern Indiana.

Since his admittance to the Indiana State Bar, Attorney Hains has represented clients throughout the state of Indiana in family law, civil matters, and federal criminal prosecutions. In 2016, Joshua R. Hains founded Hains Law, LLC to provide clients with comprehensive family law representation.

Joshua R. Hains focuses his Carmel family law practice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, parenting time/visitation, child support, emancipation, adoption, paternity, guardianship, spousal maintenance, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and protective orders. He has the experience to resolve family law matters through agreement, mediation, and trial. Additionally, he is able to leverage his past business and criminal law experience to provide his Carmel family law clients with truly effective strategies and positive outcomes for themselves and their families.

Client-Centered Focus

Attorney Hains’ family law practice is client-centered. He keeps clients informed of legal issues and updates throughout their case. He answers clients’ questions and concerns in a timely fashion and provides them with a roadmap of options for resolving their unique situation. Throughout the case, Attorney Hains personally addresses any issues that arise, allowing clients to make informed decisions that will affect their families for years to come. Family law is emotional. However, amid the emotion, Attorney Hains helps guide his clients to resolutions that are in their best interest.

  • Juris Doctor Valparaiso University School of Law - Graduate School Valparaiso, IN 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Minor in Psychology Wittenberg University - University Springfield, OH 2013
  • Indiana State Bar 2006
  • United States District Courts for Southern and Northern Indiana 2006
Community Involvement

Attorney Hains has been active in creating initiatives to allow indigent individuals to obtain legal services. He served as a Board Member for the Volunteer Lawyer Network, Inc. from 2008 through 2014. In 2011, he received the Thomas L. Schaffer Award for Pro Bono Service. Since 2015, he has volunteered as a Guardian Ad Litem through Kid’s Voice of Indiana. In 2016, Joshua R. Hains became a member of the Indianapolis Bar Associations’ Pro Bono Standing Committee.