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Can You Pay Off Your Indiana Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Early?

Individuals who suffer financial disruptions may find it extremely difficult if not impossible to get themselves out of debt. Even though filing for bankruptcy is not the most preferred outcome, doing so may be the only way to start fresh again and get out from under such massive financial burdens. Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help...

Staying Cordial with Your Ex Supports Your Child’s Emotional Health

When a marriage does not work out, there can be several reasons why. Sometimes two people love each other, but the circumstances they experience together cause a threat to one’s health and a break has to occur. Other times, the chemistry vanishes, and two people just are not compatible any longer. Any divorce can involve...

Protecting Your Financial Interests in an Indiana Divorce

Couples who are divorcing in Indiana are likely feeling stress, a plethora of emotions, and may also feel frightened about how the process will go and what the end result will be. On top of all of these complex feelings, uncertainty about living a new life as a single person may be quite intimidating. It...

How Can You Improve Your Credit Score in Indiana After Bankruptcy?

For some people, bankruptcy is the right option for alleviating stressful financial situations. Sometimes it takes dire circumstances for individuals suffering financially to finally come to the table and consider bankruptcy because of the stigma surrounding the process. The truth is, bankruptcy has many benefits including getting out of debt, keeping your retirement funds, stopping...

Is it Possible to Invoke the Fifth Amendment in an Indiana Divorce?

There are certain rights that individuals are awarded in the United States when they are involved in legal disputes. The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution says that defendants have the right to remain silent, which is essential and means that you do not have to say anything that could potentially implicate yourself and...

How Child Custody Cases in Indiana are Decided by Judges

When parents make the decision to divorce, the next challenge to tackle is what to do about the kids. Many times, there is a false belief that when it comes to child custody, the same outcome happens for every family. The truth is, there are many factors that a judge will consider when determining how...

Red Flags That You and Your Spouse are Headed for Divorce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2018 there were 2,132,853 marriages and 782,038 divorces. In 2019, the marriage rate in the state of Indiana was 16.9 and on par with the rest of the nation at 16.3. From 2009 through 2019 the rate of marriages declined throughout the United States, and...

Indiana’s Safe Haven Laws Updated to Increase Accessibility

Recently, the Senate Family and Children Services Committee in Indiana voted on House Bill 1230, to pass. HB 1230, or the Safe Haven extension bill, was passed with no dissenting votes. The Safe Haven law was enacted to help parents in distress have a secure location to drop their young babies off without any questions...

Should You Wait to File Bankruptcy in Indiana?

The bills are piling up and there is not enough money in your bank account to cover the costs. This is not a situation in which anybody wants to find themselves. The thought of filing for bankruptcy is devastating for most people. If you are unsure about what your options are regarding how to manage...