Posts Tagged ‘Family Law’

What to Expect at Your Divorce or other Family Law Mediation

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

por_Lonnberg_Kelly_AAuthor: Kelly Lonnberg (bio)

Phone: 812.452.3505

Email: [email protected]

First of all, it is important to remember that mediation can be a lengthy process. Although your attorney will prepare a pre-mediation statement for the mediator to provide some background information, both sides will need to speak with the mediator (sometimes at length) in order to make and respond to offers. As a general rule it takes several exchanges of settlement offers before it is even apparent whether or not the case is likely to settle at mediation. (more…)

Spotlight on Family Law – What are Parenting Time Coordinators?

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

There is statistical evidence that high conflict divorces do damage to children.  The courthouse should be considered the last option to resolve family conflicts, because contested hearings are expensive, often must be set far off in the future, and the stress of airing a family’s grievances generally serves to intensify rather than resolve the hostility between parties.  Unfortunately, there are certain cases which for various reasons seem to return to court over and over again on parenting time issues.  (more…)

News Alert – Indiana Child Support Guidelines will Change in 2010

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

In January of 2010, revisions to the Indiana Child Support Guidelines will take effect.  The major areas of change are as follows:

  • “Negative support” is now presumed if the guidelines calculation results in the custodial parent paying support, absent grounds for a deviation. (more…)

Spotlight on Family Law – What are Parenting Time Coordinators?

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

There is statistical evidence that high conflict divorces do damage to children.  The courthouse should be considered the last option to resolve family conflicts, because contested hearings are expensive, often must be set far off in the future, and the stress of airing a family’s grievances generally serves to intensify rather than resolve the hostility between parties.  Unfortunately, there are certain cases which for various reasons seem to return to court over and over again on parenting time issues.  (more…)