A mother whose infidelity led to divorce and what a trial court called a “deep, seemingly bottomless rift between the children and Mother” owes a daughter no support with college expenses because the child repudiated their relationship.
A man must pay his ex-wife an extra $115,200 in monthly payments after he decided not to sell marital property as had been contemplated in their divorce settlement agreement, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, affirming a trial court order.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court’s division of a divorced couple’s marital property, finding the wife’s survivor benefit from her ex-husband’s pension could not be excluded from the marital assets.
A woman who learned after the divorce was final that her estranged husband did not disclose his interest in his mother’s estate has gotten relief from the Indiana Court of Appeals, which found the man “made a mockery of the discovery process.”
A seven-year-old divorce case is returning to the trial court after the Indiana Court of Appeals found the division of the husband’s pension and the monthly rehabilitative maintenance needed to be recalculated.
A dispute over the division of assets from a marriage that lasted less than one month has ended with the Indiana Court of Appeals upholding a trial court’s decision to rule against the presumption of the equal division of the marital estate.
The Dearborn Circuit Court erred when it awarded the entirety of a nearly $207,000 retirement account to a husband as part of divorce proceedings, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in a decision that remanded the case for equal distribution of the interest on the account.
A long-running pension dispute involving a woman whose husband died during the pendency of a bifurcated divorce hearing is headed back to the trial court after the Indiana Court of Appeals found multiple issues with the lower court’s rulings.
The Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a decision that found an “ambiguous” dissolution settlement agreement made no indication as to the father’s child support obligations and that his payments for a mortgage and car would supplement them.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment for a Bloomington lawyer accused of legal malpractice, finding the evidence negated the proximate cause element of the claim.
The Domestic Relations Committee of the Judicial Conference of Indiana is seeking comments on Indiana’s Child Support Guidelines and will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Friday in the Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom at the Statehouse to discuss the guidelines.
No reasonable attorney would have considered a stepmother’s visitation petition filed in a court other than that of the mother and father’s custody case to be justified or worthy of litigation, according to the Indiana Court of Appeals. The court affirmed dismissal of the case and an award of attorney fees to the mother.
A woman's appeal of her federal guilty plea in a murder-for-hire case targeting a Noblesville attorney was dismissed by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in a case the panel said resembled “the plot of a mediocre novel.”
A Terre Haute attorney who stole prescription drugs from a client’s girlfriend has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana for at least a month and has been ordered to begin a Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program monitoring agreement.
The family law practitioner should be aware of the significant impacts that the amendments to the Internal Revenue Code under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could have on their clients’ cases.
An attorney in northeastern Indiana has been suspended from the practice of law after she was criminally charged. The lawyer has been accused of signing a judge’s name to a phony order in a divorce case and sending emails to an expungement client’s widow posing as a deputy prosecutor.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the Marshall Circuit Court’s decision to deny a woman to repudiate her divorce settlement when she contended the agreement was invalid and motioned to correct error and for relief from judgment.
A mother who lives in Maryland but whose child lives in Hamilton County has lost her bid to relocate the child to the eastern state, with the Indiana Court of Appeals finding that awarding physical custody to the child’s Indiana father was in the child’s best interests.