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22 07, 2018

A Guide to Alimony in Indiana: Spousal Maintenance

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

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 [...]

10 07, 2018

Criminal Recklessness in Indiana – What You Need To Know

By | 2018-07-22T02:33:50+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

Criminal Recklessness With A Deadly Weapon – The Fishers Ikea Incident After a recent incident that occurred at the Fishers Ikea, it is an appropriate time to review the laws on Criminal Recklessness in Indiana. According to an IndyStar article, a Camby, Indiana man recently visited the Ikea store in Fishers, Indiana.  The man, who was [...]

30 06, 2018

Indiana Expungement -Ten Answers To The Most Asked Questions!

By | 2018-06-30T06:36:27+00:00 June 30th, 2018|

What is the Indiana Expungement Law? When an adult is convicted of a crime, the stigma of a conviction can follow them through life creating many roadblocks.  In addition to the stigma of being labeled an “ex-con” or felon, finding employment can be very difficult.   So the Indiana Legislature passed the Indiana Expungement Law. The [...]

22 06, 2018

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

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

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 [...]

20 06, 2018

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

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

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.  [...]

15 06, 2018

Indiana Criminal Sentencing Guidelines

By | 2018-06-19T15:48:10+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

One of the first questions we are often asked by clients charged with a crime is “How much potential jail time am I facing?” In Indiana, the Court has discretion to impose any permissible sentence within the Indiana criminal sentencing guidelines. However, there are some factors that affect sentencing. In this article, we are going [...]

8 06, 2018

How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

By | 2018-06-19T13:20:04+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

It goes without saying that the aftermath of a serious car accident can be overwhelming. Beyond the physical pain and emotional trauma, you may face crippling debt due to medical bills, vehicle repairs, and lost income. If your financial security is in jeopardy, it’s only natural to wonder how much money you might recover if [...]

1 06, 2018

When Can Child Custody Orders Be Modified in Indiana?

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

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 [...]