• Divorce,  Law

    Property interest when divorce is filed in Indiana

    Practically any couple that goes through a divorce is faced with a division of property. It could be declared that this is one of the most challenging tasks that arise in the process of marriage dissolution. Under the law, spouses must share all their marital property. The separation process will be much faster and easier if soon-to-be exes are ready to make a settlement; otherwise, they will have to decide all their disputes in the courtroom. Division of marital property will be made by court order and under Indiana law. Marital and Separate Property Indiana law states that marital property is all that was acquired by the spouses during the…

  • Divorce,  Family,  Law

    How long does it take to get a divorce in Indiana?

    How long does a divorce take? Although this question is very common, it cannot be answered clearly. Each divorce case is unique, and, in spite of the fact that each state (or, sometimes, even county) has its laws and rules to regulate the divorce process, some individual circumstances of each couple can greatly affect the length of a certain divorce. So, in order to have more chances to predict the length of divorce in the state of Indiana, let’s sort out what are the factors which usually affect the time needed to arrange a divorce from start to finish. Residency requirements If you are going to divorce in Indiana, you…

  • Divorce,  Law

    Indiana divorce forms and papers

    Nowadays, more and more people refuse contesting a divorce. Contested divorce usually makes dissolution a real drama – all these court battles and long-term disputes deplete both nerves and wallets. Huge expenses on attorneys’ fees make a lot of couples to wonder if it possible to cope with a divorce without lawyer at all. The answer is yes. If both spouses are agree to terminate the marriage, and if they are ready to negotiate and resolve some disputed issues on their own patiently, then they are allowed to represent themselves before the court. In legal terms, it is called “Pro Se Divorce.” So, if you are going to arrange a…

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    Indiana Divorce Laws

    Divorce laws vary from state to state and even from county to county. Divorce in Indiana is not too difficult comparing to other states, but it usually takes a rather long time. Let’s sort out the peculiarities of Indiana Family law more in-depth. Residency requirements Residency requirements are the first requirements you need to meet in order to start a divorce process. To be eligible to file for divorce in Indiana either you or your spouse should live within the state for at least six months next preceding the filing of the petition. Also, you should file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage in the particular county where you have…