How Is Child Custody and Divorce Handled In Ohio

Ohio Child Custody Laws   Learn how Child Custody is Determined in Ohio, how you can modify custody orders, and more.   For some couples, divorce can be a painful process, especially when children are involved. Parents must decide how to split time with their children and how to make custody decisions together. When parents […]

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How Is Same-Sex Divorce Treated In Indiana

How Is Same-Sex Divorce Treated In The State Of Indiana?   You and your life partner married in Illinois but moved to Indiana in early 2018. Now you have decided to end your marriage.   How does Indiana treat same-sex divorce? Will any complications arise?   A little background   The Indiana legislature recognized same-sex […]

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Divorce in Indiana FAQs

The below questions are some of the most common we receive from clients. They only pertain to divorces filed under Indiana law. We will post an article with Divorce FAQs for a divorce filed in Michigan at a later time. What are the grounds for divorce in Indiana? Although Indiana is a “no-fault” divorce state, […]

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Is Alimony Allowed In Indiana?

Unlike many states, Indiana does not recognize alimony. Instead Indiana provides for spousal maintenance. Some may call this just another form of alimony. However, receiving maintenance payments are more difficult and not automatic. Spousal Maintenance In Indiana Indiana presumes each spouse will work and support themselves after separation. The exception to this is where one […]

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Do I Have To Pay Taxes On Alimony?

Do you have to pay income taxes on alimony you receive from a divorce? Like most legal questions, the answer is it depends. Alimony is not taxable income unless the former spouse paying alimony takes those payments off as a tax deduction. Alimony payments are an allowable deduction in the federal income tax code. But, […]

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