In deciding an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a man’s conviction after ruling that his driver’s license suspension had already expired at the start of the day before he was pulled over a few hours later.
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A pilot partnership between Indiana Legal Services and a Tippecanoe County court is providing in-court assistance to pro se litigants in divorce cases. Attorneys sit down with litigants behind closed doors, gather the necessary child-support information, fill out the paperwork and send parents back into the courtroom.
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Noncustodial parents who have had their driver’s license suspended due to delinquent child support obligations will once again have an opportunity to have their license reinstated by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office through a child support initiative.
The date of a daughter’s surgeries was overlooked by a trial court in determining whether a father had met his child support obligation, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, remanding the case.
A Hamilton County adoption was reversed after a trial court wrongly found the biological mother’s consent to her child’s adoption was not required. The Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday found the trial court lacked evidence to support its findings.
A mother who fought to modify custody of her two children before the court entered her dissolution decree has had her request rejected by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
A Fishers attorney has agreed to a stayed suspension in an attorney misconduct case, acknowledging he charged unreasonable fees and failed to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in two cases in which former clients filed grievances against him.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed the grant of a mother’s request for a garnishment order to enforce an earlier order requiring her ex-husband to pay part of their daughter’s college tuition fees.
A mother contesting a paternity petition concerning her child could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday that her motion for summary judgment was wrongly denied.
Senior Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes died Friday morning in South Bend, leaving a legacy of more than 40 years in public service.
A father fighting against the award of custody of his child to his ex-wife did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that a mistake had been made.
A northern Indiana father failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that child custody and support rulings in his divorce proceedings were erroneous, though the court did agree with his challenges to medical expenses and home equity findings.
Pointing to what it describes as an “overwhelming need for civil legal services,” Legal Services Corp. is asking a federal appropriation of $652.6 million for fiscal year 2021, a $212.6 million increase from the appropriation it received for fiscal year 2020.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reinstated a petition to establish child support from a man who is not the biological father of the child. The panel concluded that time had run out for the man, who signed a paternity affidavit without reading it and waited years before taking judicial action.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office launched a temporary program last month designed to help delinquent parents get their licenses back while also ensuring they meet their child support obligations. Scores of parents since have had their driving privileges restored while getting back on the right road with their support payments.
A father who was found to have abandoned his twin sons when they were 5 years old after he divorced their mother was properly ordered to pay a share of his sons’ college expenses, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
A divided panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed the dismissal of an alleged father’s time-barred petition seeking to establish paternity of a child. The majority held a prosecutor is authorized to pursue such a request outside the general two-year statute of limitations. A dissenting judge, however, warned the holding “makes a mockery” of the two-year statute of limitations in paternity cases.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has announced it will be reinstating driver’s licenses for noncustodial parents during the month of December who commit to do two things: make an affordable payment toward their child support orders and update their employment information.
To give a break to individuals who badly needed one, Marion County prosecutors and public defenders joined together Monday and helped hundreds clear the path to getting their driver’s licenses reinstated.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has found a father in contempt for failing to pay years’ worth of irregular child support, reversing a lower court’s denial of his ex-wife’s petition to show cause for his failure to pay.
Merrillville Town Court Judge Gina L. Jones has been appointed to the Lake Superior Court, succeeding retiring Judge John Pera, who retired in June, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Tuesday.