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FAQs about establishing guardianship for an elderly parent

As your parent grows older, he or she may have difficulty making his or her own decisions about finances, medical treatment and life in general. If your mother or father is no longer able to make decisions or adequately care for her or himself, you might want to consider establishing guardianship.

Should divorcing couples resolve conflicts on their own?

Although there are no official statistics on what the overall data is on Indiana's divorce rate, the dissolution of marriage is prevalent. In fact, 19 percent of people who reside in Wayne County, Indiana went through divorces. That means the small county possess the highest divorce rate out of any in the United States. 

How to resolve conflicts amicably during a divorce

While divorce is still prevalent across the United States, it is difficult to determine how widespread it is in Indiana. The state is one out of a handful that do not track divorce rates, as per a report in The Times of Northwest Indiana. The other states are Louisiana, Hawaii, Georgia and California.

3 commonly asked questions about divorce mediation

As you prepare for divorce, you might be considering your best course of action. If you and your spouse are still able to be cordial and amicable, mediation is one option. Mediation is particularly helpful if you wish to avoid the stress and costs of going through court – but it is not the right choice for everyone.