Things to Know About Divorce in Indiana

Divorce is tough no matter where you are, but Indiana’s laws may be particularly confusing for divorcing couples. If you’re not familiar with the process and you don’t have a lawyer yet, the forms and questions can feel a little overwhelming. Fortunately, Rowdy G. Williams Law Firm can help. There may be many things you’ll … Continue reading “Things to Know About Divorce in Indiana”

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce

Title: The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce Alt Title: Don’t Make One of These Costly Divorce Mistakes   There’s a reason divorces often take 18-plus months and thousands of dollars to complete. Put simply, it’s not easy to legally divide intertwined assets and sift through the he-said-she-said mess of determining who is to … Continue reading “The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce”

Types of Child Custody in Indiana

Parents who share children together—whether they are married or not—will need to decide upon a custody arrangement should they decide to part ways. It is not a requirement for the parents to disclose their agreement with the courts, but if they are unable to come to a reasonable understanding, then the family law court may … Continue reading “Types of Child Custody in Indiana”

Can Mental Illness Impact Your Custody Battle?

Consider this: in any given year, a quarter of Americans qualify for a diagnosis of mental illness. For some, this is a passing bout of depression, while for others mentalillness is a serious, lifelong experience that can impact their ability to hold a job or participate in the community. But regardless of an individual’s diagnosis, … Continue reading “Can Mental Illness Impact Your Custody Battle?”

How to Get a Restraining Order: 4 Tips

If you’ve ever dealt with a stalker or the threat of physical harm from someone, you might have considered seeking a restraining order. But do you know what it takes to execute a legal no-contact order or order of protection, as they’re also called? It’s not as easy as popular culture might make it appear … Continue reading “How to Get a Restraining Order: 4 Tips”

Making Sense Of Post-Nuptial Agreements

In the U.S., we’re familiar with prenuptial agreements … at least, we’ve heard about them often enough. We speculate over what celebrities have addressed in their pre-nups and sometimes we sign them ourselves. Even millennials are jumping on the pre-nup bandwagon. But what happens if you skipped the premarital agreement and later decide that having … Continue reading “Making Sense Of Post-Nuptial Agreements”

Rethinking Custody: When Divorce Includes a Disabled Child

  Some people believe that parents of disabled children divorce more often than other parents. It’s a myth, but, as happens in any kind of marriage, divorces happen. What happens when parents have to make the decision about custody of their disabled child? In most divorce cases, the judge will award joint physical custody, but … Continue reading “Rethinking Custody: When Divorce Includes a Disabled Child”

Do You Owe Alimony? 4 Considerations In Spousal Support

Alimony: it’s a topic of great contention in the world of divorce, but these payments play an important role in the dissolution of marriages. But before we dive into how these payments are determined, let’s look more closely at what alimony entails. The Meaning of Alimony  Alimony, also known as spousal support, may be permanent … Continue reading “Do You Owe Alimony? 4 Considerations In Spousal Support”

Does Biology Make A Father? False Paternity And Child Support

When a child is born to a married couple, both partners are named on the birth certificate, but for fathers, this can be a complicated thing. After all, maternity is easily shown, but paternity isn’t nearly so reliable. That means that in the event of a divorce, some men choose to challenge paternity rather than … Continue reading “Does Biology Make A Father? False Paternity And Child Support”

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce

There’s a reason divorces often take 18-plus months and thousands of dollars to complete. Put simply, it’s not easy to legally divide intertwined assets and sift through the he-said-she-said mess of determining who is to blame for specific incidents or situations. While you’re always going to come out of a divorce feeling like you lost … Continue reading “The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce”