Family Law

How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce?

It is quite common for clients to ask “how long does it take to get a divorce?” The answer depends upon a number of factors. Are there custody issues, do the parties agree on the distribution of assets, do the parties have interests in businesses that must be appraised, do pensions need to be valued? ...

How is Indiana Child Support Calculated?

In divorce cases involving minor children and paternity cases, which involve children whose parents were never married, child support is always a hot topic. While both parents are required to financially support their children, in the majority of cases, one parent (the non-custodial parent) is obligated to pay child support to the other parent (the ...

A Guardian What?

Courts often appoint individuals called Guardian Ad Litems in custody and parenting time disputes. Initially, most people involved in these disputes are not familiar with these individuals and do not understand their role is in their case. Guardian Ad Litems (“GALs”) are individuals appointed by the Court to look out for a child’s welfare.