What gets decided during a custody hearing

What Gets Decided in My Custody Case?   Your custody case will address the issues of custody (who the child lives with and who makes decisions for the child), parenting time, and child support.   Legal Custody and Physical Custody   There are two types of custody, legal and physical.   Legal custody   Legal […]

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When is a parent unfit for custody

When Is a Parent Unfit for Custody There are times when a couple is separated, and one of the parents is unfit to care for the child. An unfit parent is defined as someone who is unable to provide the proper care and guidance a child needs in a home. When an unfit parent raises […]

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General Information About Orders of Protection

General Information About Orders of Protection   An Order of Protection is also known as a Protective Order. It is an order you get from the court that tells someone to leave you alone. Of course, it is only a piece of paper, and it is not absolute protection against violence. However, it certainly can […]

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What to expect during discovery in an INDIANA divorce

After hiring an attorney, your work will not be complete. While your attorney will certainly manage many aspects of the dissolution process on your behalf, the client’s “to do” list will not likely be a short one. Most important of those “to dos” will likely be the gathering and delivery of a great deal of […]

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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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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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