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Crystal A. Sanders

Family Law, Wills & Probate, Collaborative Law, Child Support
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Rod A. Ray

Family Law, Business Organization, Banking & Finance, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death
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Patricia Peyton Truitt

Family Law, Adoption, Contract, Business Organization
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  42 Years

Marcel Katz

Wills & Probate, Family Law, Business Organization, Collection
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  49 Years
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Sarah Noelle Snoeberger

Family Law, Litigation, Civil Rights, Railroad
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Christopher Paul Hopson

Juvenile Law, Family Law, Criminal, Corporate, Bankruptcy
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Brett B Gibson

Wills & Probate, Family Law, Corporate, Medical Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years

Randall L Vonderheide

Estate, Family Law, Divorce & Family Law, Personal Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  41 Years

Linda I.R. Danskin

Divorce, Family Law
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  22 Years

Benjamin Asher Diener

Personal Injury, Family Law, International Other, Litigation
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  14 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

MARTIAL MISCONDUCT

See fault divorce.

DEFAULT DIVORCE

See uncontested divorce.

PHYSICAL CUSTODY

The right and obligation of a parent to have his child live with him. Compare legal custody.

ADOPTED CHILD

Any person, whether an adult or a minor, who is legally adopted as the child of another in a court proceeding. See adoption.

DIVORCE AGREEMENT

An agreement made by a divorcing couple regarding the division of property, custody and visitation of the children, alimony or child support. The agreement must... (more...)
An agreement made by a divorcing couple regarding the division of property, custody and visitation of the children, alimony or child support. The agreement must be put in writing, signed by the parties and accepted by the court. It becomes part of the divorce decree and does away with the necessity of having a trial on the issues covered by the agreement. A divorce agreement may also be called a marital settlement agreement, marital termination agreement or settlement agreement.

CUSTODIAN

A term used by the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for the person named to manage property left to a child under the terms of that Act. The custodian will manag... (more...)
A term used by the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for the person named to manage property left to a child under the terms of that Act. The custodian will manage the property if the gift giver dies before the child has reached the age specified by state law -- usually 21. When the child reaches the specified age, he will receive the property and the custodian will have no further role in its management.

STEPPARENT ADOPTION

The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relativ... (more...)
The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relatively easy if the child's noncustodial parent gives consent, is dead or missing, or has abandoned the child.

MISUNDERSTANDING

A mistake by both spouses in a marriage that can serve as grounds for an annulment. For example, if one spouse went into the marriage wanting children while the... (more...)
A mistake by both spouses in a marriage that can serve as grounds for an annulment. For example, if one spouse went into the marriage wanting children while the other did not, they have a misunderstanding that will be judged serious enough for a court to terminate the marriage.

QUALIFIED MEDICAL CHILD SUPPORT ORDER (QMSCO)

A court order that provides health benefit coverage for the child of the noncustodial parent under that parent's group health plan.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

In re GY

... (Tr. 6.) On March 26, 2008, the court entered Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law, ordering Mother's parental rights involuntarily terminated ... Bester v. Lake County Office of Family & Children, 839 NE2d 143, 147 (Ind.2005) (citing Pierce v. Soc'y of Sisters, 268 US 510, 534-35 ...

JULIE C. v. ANDREW C.

... We review custody modifications for abuse of discretion, with a preference for granting latitude and deference to our trial judges in family law matters. Kirk v. Kirk, 770 NE2d 304, 307 (Ind.2002). In the initial custody determination ...

State v. American Family Voices, Inc.

... is not required to allege that consumer transaction calls are at issue because the law applies to all autodialer calls, not just consumer transaction calls with commercial messages. Background. The State seeks an injunction prohibiting the defendants American Family Voices, Inc. ...