• Divorce with and without children (“Dissolution”)
Marital dissolution or separation can be an emotional rollercoaster for many. Let our attorneys navigate the complex legal issues that arise including issues of assets, debts, child rights, and more.
• Child Custody and Visitation
Whether you are post dissolution or your orders are under a paternity case, there may be issues regarding custody and visitation that arise as your children grow and as substantial and continuing changes occur in your life, the life of the other parent, and the lives of the children involved.
• Child Support
Child support is controlled by the Indiana Child Support Guidelines as well as case law and statute. Our team has extensive knowledge of the rules of child support and can advise you of your options whether you are the payee or the payor.
Paternity can be established by a Paternity Affidavit or a DNA test. However, there are complex legal issues that can be attributed to either establishing paternity or being excused from a Paternity Affidavit and thus, revoking a paternity finding.
One of the happiest of days in Court for some families, the legal process of adoption can be complex and it is important to have an attorney to lead you through from beginning to end. Adding a family member to your life whether through a step-parent adoption, a third party adoption, an open adoption, or a closed adoption, is an exciting and emotional journey. We are here to help you understand the process, any implications, and other areas of law that you may need to consider pre- or post-adoption, such as your estate planning, how this may impact other family law matters, and more.
• Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
While there is plenty of work that goes into wedding day planning, one plan is often overlooked. Protecting yourself and your spouse with a well thought out prenuptial agreement is quite possibly the most important part of your wedding, and life, planning. If you decided not to secure a prenuptial agreement, you can also choose to further plan together through a postnuptial agreement. Postnuptial agreements can also be important as finances, property, and your family structure change over the years.