A Guide to Alimony in Indiana: Spousal Maintenance

Is There Alimony In Indiana? Technically, there is no alimony in Indiana but there is “spousal maintenance”.  Unlike some other states, Indiana does not recognize traditional “alimony” and the award of spousal maintenance in Indiana is limited. Before the adoption of the Dissolution Act of 1973, Indiana courts were expressly authorized to award “alimony” in [...]

By | 2018-07-22T02:34:25+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|

I’ve Just Been Served With Divorce Papers…Now What?

8 Things You Need To Know About Divorce In Indiana You’ve just been served with divorce papers.  This tends to provoke a dramatic response in most people. Maybe you saw this coming, maybe you were told it was coming, or maybe you were blindsided.  Whichever it was, it doesn’t make it any easier when you’re [...]

By | 2018-06-22T03:19:54+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

F.A.Q. About a Guardian Ad Litem in Indiana

If you have been involved in a divorce with children, or a child custody battle, you may have heard the term Guardian Ad Litem (“GAL”) mentioned.  Perhaps your ex-spouse requested the court appoint one in your child custody dispute.  Or maybe the court has ordered the appointment of GAL in your case on its own.  [...]

By | 2018-06-20T21:52:22+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

When Can Child Custody Orders Be Modified in Indiana?

When Can Child Custody Orders Be Modified in Indiana? There are many reasons why a parent might wish to have a child custody order modified. Perhaps you would like to spend more time with your children to provide them with better guidance and shape their values.  Maybe you’re concerned that their other parent is abusive [...]

By | 2018-06-19T13:19:14+00:00 June 1st, 2018|