If you are or have been involved in litigation with a co-parent, you may have considered whether to use the services of a Guardian Ad Litem or Parenting Coordinator. Most likely these roles are new to you, and it can sometimes be hard to tell what the difference is between them. If you feel like you need some help with parenting-related questions or tasks, which professional do you need?
If you are having a baby and are not married when the baby is born, the hospital will ask both mother and father whether they both want to sign a paternity affidavit. In the middle of the emotionally and physically exhausting experience of having a child, it can be hard to know whether this is a good idea. Should you sign?
You have reached an agreement with your former spouse about which assets each of you will receive following divorce. While one tough step is over, there is still work to do. Once you have your final divorce decree in hand, it is time to actually transfer ownership of assets. Even though you may be looking for a break after difficult negotiations, it’s best to immediately begin the transfer process before beginning your relaxation.
The Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines (“IPTG”) stress the importance of communication between a child and a parent. Section I of the IPTG contains specific directions regarding communication [...]