Can My Injury Settlement Be Taken for Child Support or Alimony Payments?

by Staff | April 19th, 2021 | Personal injury

Whether the insurance company agreed to pay you a fair settlement after some negotiations or you’re eventually awarded a check after a civil trial, knowing you’re finally getting money to pay for your injury-related expenses is a relief. The constant anxiety and worry about how you’ll afford your medical bills when you aren’t able to…

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Is It Too Late to Protect Your Assets if You Didn’t Get a Prenup?

by Staff | December 7th, 2020 | Family law

There are many reasons couples don’t get prenuptial agreements before tying the knot. After all, who wants to plan for a divorce when the bride hasn’t even walked down the aisle yet? But from a practical perspective, prenups are important—especially when significant assets are involved in a marriage. Because of the emphasis on getting prenups…

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Do You Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?

by Staff | November 30th, 2020 | Family law

Although divorce is often depicted in TV dramas and movies as a long, drawn-out, and emotionally charged affair, it doesn’t always happen that way. Sometimes, married couples decide to split amicably. In other cases, both sides simply agree on most or all of the terms of their divorce from the beginning, leading to little or…

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Bill Would Amend Indiana Adoption Law Prohibiting Access to Birth Records

by Staff | February 13th, 2015 | Family law

Adoption is a wonderful option for many families who are unable to have or support a child. The process has become so popular that in 2012, a total of 1,790 children from Indiana were placed into loving homes. The Terre Haute family law attorneys with Fleschner, Stark Tanoos & Newlin point out many of these…

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