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Family Law

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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What Are Grounds for Divorce in Indiana?

If you are considering filing for divorce from your spouse in Indiana, it can be very stressful trying to navigate the legal proceedings. The court will require you to prove that you have legal grounds for divorce or a valid reason for doing so. Unlike some other states, Indiana is a no-fault
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Undue Influence and Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Recently, our office received a favorable judgment regarding undue influence and financial abuse of an elderly individual. Elderly individuals can be at risk of being taken advantage of in the forms of undue influence and financial abuse when family, friends, and caretakers are in a position of power over the elderly individual.
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How to File for Emancipation in Indiana

Minors under the age of 18 are legally and financially under their parents’ control. While you are a minor, your parents have a legal and financial responsibility to care for you – however, not all family situations are healthy and you may not want to remain under your parents’ care and control.
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Legal Separation vs. Divorce: What Should I Do?

For many people, legal separation and divorce sound like the same process – however, these two processes are completely different. When you enter into divorce proceedings, you are breaking your legal bond to each other and are no longer married. When you file for legal separation with the help of an Indianapolis
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