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Indiana's Residency Requirement for Divorce

Fri Mar 31st, on Blog |

If you live in Indiana, you may assume that you can simply file for divorce in your local county court. But, this is not necessarily the case. In order to file for divorce in Indiana, you (or your...

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What are Parenting Time Guidelines?

Fri Mar 24th, on Blog |

In Indiana, parenting time refers to the concept known as “visitation” in most other states. In a typical divorce or custody matter involving non-married parents, one parent will be designated as...

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Indiana: Spousal Maintenance or Alimony?

Mon Feb 27th, on Blog |

If you would be surprised to learn that Indiana’s divorce laws do not recognize the concept of alimony, you are not alone. Most people assume that alimony is part of the divorce process, and that...

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How is Child Support Calculated?

Wed Feb 22nd, on Blog |

For both married and unmarried parents, calculating child support in Indiana requires application of the Indiana Child Support Rules and Guidelines (the “Child Support Guidelines”). In this...

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How is Custody Determined in Indiana?

Tue Jan 31st, on Blog |

In Indiana, all determinations regarding child custody focus on one thing: serving the best interests of the children involved. While this “best interests of the child” standard applies in most...

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No-Fault and Fault-Based Divorce in Indiana

Fri Jan 27th, on Blog |

When filing for divorce in Indiana, you have the option to file for either a no-fault or a fault-based divorce. While many states have done away with the concept of “marital fault,” Indiana law...

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Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Custody

Mon Dec 26th, on Blog |

When awarding custody after trial, an Indiana court will take many factors into account. While the court must always consider the best interests of the child, one of the questions the court will ask...

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Enforcing Child Support in Indiana

Mon Dec 19th, on Blog |

Child support is money that is calculated by a state-approved formula and typically paid by one parent to the other parent for the support of their child or children. It can include money for health...

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Uncontested and Contested Divorce in Indiana

Wed Nov 30th, on Blog |

If spouses have decided to end their marriage in Indiana, they can be overwhelmed when figuring out what to do next. Many people realize they are better off with a lawyer than doing this on their own....

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Filing for Legal Separation in Indiana

Wed Nov 23rd, on Blog |

If a couple is unsure about their marriage but do not necessarily want to divorce, Indiana permits one of the spouses to file an action for legal separation against the other. The action for legal...

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