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Common Terms Used in Divorce Court

When filing for divorce, you may encounter some unfamiliar legal terms. Like many legal processes, this jargon can make it difficult to know exactly what is happening in your divorce proceedings. However, understanding divorce vocabulary—and enlisting the help of an Indianapolis family law attorney—can help you navigate the complex divorce process. Alimony
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How Are Financial Investments Divided in a Divorce?

Under Indiana law, spouses who choose to file for divorce must divide their marital property in a just and reasonable manner. Any assets you or your spouse own, including real estate, life insurance, retirement assets, and stock and investment portfolios, is a form of marital property — even if you acquired the
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Can a Divorce Be Reversed?

Divorce is a serious decision, and at the conclusion of your proceeding, you may want to change your mind about some aspects. Perhaps you want to edit your custody arrangements, fix issues regarding the reporting of assets, or overturn the divorce decree altogether. Reversing a divorce can be a difficult process, but
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Who Has Child Custody When the Parents Are Unmarried?

Child custody discussions are very common in divorce proceedings between parents. Based on the financial situation of each parent and the well-being of the children in question, the court decides how the children will split their time and what support each parent will need to provide. However, courts determine child custody in
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What Can Alimony Be Used For?

Divorce can be a complicated process, especially if you and your spouse have children or a large number of assets involved. Depending on your circumstances, the court may order you to provide alimony to your former spouse, or financial support paid by one spouse to another after a divorce. While not as
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