The closest analog to IP mediation, in my opinion, is divorce mediation.
Finding common ground in divorce: Couples use mediation as less costly venue
From the mid-2000s to now, mediation has become an accepted part of the divorce process.Read More
Falling values: Creativity required for family law attorneys to help divorce clients in uncertain economy
The challenges family law attorneys are facing have been induced by the 2022 economic upheaval.Read More
COVID-fueled conflict: Family law attorneys say pandemic has made clients more angry and emotionally distressed
The coronavirus has added a dose of anxiety and emotional distress that is causing an unprecedented level of conflict between spouses and ex-spouses, according to family law attorneys.Read More
Web Exclusive: New pro bono mediation project resolves family law cases with less time, money
Two Indianapolis lawyers who had an idea to start a pro bono mediation service for family law cases were stunned by the reception from the local legal community, as more than 100 answered a call for volunteers. “It’s mind-blowing,” said one of the organizers of a program described as “blue jeans mediation.”Read More
A trust providing regular payments to a woman should be considered a marital asset and included in the assets under consideration for division in the woman’s divorce case, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled Wednesday.
There are several aspects to a military divorce that are distinguishable from an everyday divorce matter.
Valuing businesses and professional practices in divorce cases is more an art than a science. Yet developments over the past three decades bring more conformity to the process.
There’s an emotional cost that comes with a divorce, but the process also involves dollars and cents.
A father challenging a parenting time order and the division of marital assets has failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana to overturn the final order in his divorce case.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed in part, but also reversed part of a trial court’s ruling that erred by excluding a Parent Plus Loan liability from a marital estate.
The children of divorced parents can’t take their mother’s dog to their father’s home during his parenting time, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled in reversing a trial court’s order.
Frozen human embryos can legally be considered property, or “chattel,” a Virginia judge has ruled, basing his decision in part on a 19th century law governing the treatment of slaves.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed and remanded a Hendricks Superior Court order on the division of marital assets and a father’s child support obligation to his special needs adult daughter.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana tossed a woman’s complaint alleging malpractice and fraud against an attorney and his St. Joseph County law firm.
When buying out a spouse’s business interest, the temptation is to draw funds from the corporation to pay. However, the potential unintended tax consequences of this approach can be both significant and detrimental.
The relationship between a parent and child may be at risk of significant damage in highly contested divorce cases.
A weekly child support obligation that was ordered even after the calculation of the finances showed the noncustodial parent owed a negative amount has been reversed by the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
A divorcing couple must return to court after the Court of Appeals of Indiana determined the mother’s due process rights were violated in previous court proceedings.
A woman who was divorced in a German court can pursue the division of her marital property in an Indiana trial court, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
A woman who didn’t comply with the settlement agreement in her dissolution of marriage decree has failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that a trial court erred in granting a motion to enforce settlement.
COA: Deferred pension distribution not an error, but trial court should’ve protected wife’s portion until ex’s retirement
A trial court did not err in deferring the distribution of a man’s pension to his ex-wife until he retires, but it did err in failing to protect the ex-wife’s portion of the pension, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana is allowing a woman to pursue the quitclaim deed her former husband had promised after the trial court stopped the proceeding and concluded it no longer had jurisdiction to address the matter because the ex-husband died.