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Custody and Parenting Time

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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How is Parenting Time Determined in Indiana?

When you are filing for divorce in Indiana, you will need to have a series of discussions with your attorney and your former spouse about the division of your assets and, if you have children, custody and child support. When determining parenting time, you and your spouse will need to develop a
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How to Stop Parental Alienation

Divorces can be highly emotional events for everyone involved – including both spouses and the children they may have together. However, some parents can use divorce to vent their frustrations about their ex to the child, leading to some children developing a negative picture of the other parent. This act is known
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What Is Child Support Used For?

If you are getting a divorce and you have children with your former spouse, the courts may ask you to pay child support. Typically, the non-custodial parent pays child support to the custodial parent to help support the child’s basic living expenses. Depending on the circumstances of your divorce and the cost
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What Are My Rights as a Stepparent?

The relationship between you and your stepchildren is special. Although you may not be their biological parent, you care for them just the same. Unfortunately, the courts do not always afford you the same rights as a biological parent during a divorce proceeding. While you may not be able to claim all
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