A father who was found to be voluntarily underemployed after his wife filed for divorce received a partial reversal Friday when the Court of Appeals of Indiana noted questions remained about his job opportunities and earnings level.
Web Exclusive: ILS pilot guides pro se parents in child support
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.
A big plus: Improved child support calculators aid lawyers, parents
Newly updated versions of the state’s child support calculators went live July 1, drawing surprise and praise from family law attorneys.Read More
A Bloomington man who claimed he never received notice of a court hearing established prima facie error in a case where the mother of his child was awarded custody and parenting time, prompting the Court of Appeals of Indiana to reverse and remand to the trial court.
An Indiana attorney who was disqualified from representing his ex-wife in her post-dissolution matter from a previous marriage was not prevented from doing so a second time because the basis for his first disqualification no longer existed, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana rejected multiple arguments in a mother’s appeal for the custody of her child Tuesday, affirming the Hancock Superior Court’s ruling that it’s in the best interest of the child to live with his paternal grandmother and that the mother must pay child support despite the child receiving survivor benefits.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office this month will recommence its efforts to reinstate the driver’s licenses of noncustodial parents who are willing to make affordable payments toward their child support orders.
On July 15, the federal government began giving parents advancements on their 2021 Child Tax Credit. For some divorced parents, the advance is causing confusion and fueling conflicts about who is entitled to the money.
A Michigan mother could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday to reverse a decision regarding custody, parenting time and child support for her son that granted several request from his father, an Indiana resident.
A mother who took her son from Indiana to Virginia without his father’s knowledge or the court’s permission has lost her appeals of orders finding her in contempt and awarding physical custody of her child to his father.
An out-of-state father partially succeeded in convincing the Indiana Court of Appeals that his income was significantly overvalued when his weekly child support amount was re-calculated at hundreds of dollars more than it was previously.
A judge sentenced an eastern Indiana woman to 55 years in prison Tuesday after a jury convicted her of murder in the shooting death of her child’s father.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has remanded a divorce dispute after finding that the trial court erred in legally changing a child’s name and in calculating the father’s child support obligation.
The adoption of two children by their stepfather after their mother died cannot proceed without their father’s consent, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, reversing a trial court order.
An Indiana trial court properly allowed an adoption to proceed without a mother’s consent, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled, reinstating an adoption petition for the child whose mother failed to communicate or pay child support.
A birth mother unsuccessfully argued that her consent was required for her daughter’s aunt and uncle to adopt the child, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
An out-of-state father whose children were placed in foster care after one of them was injured during a domestic dispute between their mother and her boyfriend was wrongly denied an opportunity to parent his children, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
Just one year after introducing a new program intended to bring additional child support to custodial parents and more freedom for noncustodial parents, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office sees promise in its Good Faith Initiative.
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.
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.