Indiana Legal Articles
Legal articles for the state of Indiana for bankruptcy, divorce and family, criminal defense, personal injury, wills, trusts, estate planning and more.
Divorce in Indiana, or legal separations that are filed while both spouses are living in one home can present a specific problem that must be addressed by local authorities in certain cases. The courts may intervene when there is a dispute regarding who actually should stay in a residence or who actually controls the home. […]
Child custody is a very serious legal matter for the Indiana court system. Family court judges take their charge seriously when making decisions regarding where a minor child will be living after the divorce becomes final. Even temporary custody is a serious legal matter. When it comes to custody, the court becomes the lawyer for […]
Getting a divorce is a watershed moment in most people’s lives. While it sometimes happens as a quick response to a severe violation of trust, such as infidelity or spending money frivolously with no regard for the family, many divorces are thought out well before deciding to file. The analysis of when to file also […]
Financial support is a valid legal responsibility of non-custodial parents in a child custody case. Even in some situations of joint child custody, one parent can still be required to pay the other parent when there is a significant difference in earning power or personal assets. The court is very serious about keeping child support […]
Divorcing in Indiana can be much different from other states due to the marital property allowances within the Indiana statutes. There are essentially two types of divorce in Indiana. Those are marriages where dependent children are involved and those where dependent children are not involved. The primary issue in Indiana, aside from child custody and […]
Child visitation is a central aspect of all divorces where spouses have dependent children. Not only does each spouse have rights to a relationship with their child according to the Indiana parenting plan guidelines, but the children have legal rights as well to the same relationship development. The primary problem is that not all divorces […]