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Relocating with Children in Indiana

If you have a custody order (paternity or decree of dissolution) in Indiana and you want to move (i.e. relocate) then you must comply with Indiana Code 31-17-2.2 http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2016/ic/titles/031/articles/017/chapters/2.2/ .  which states that 90 days prior to a move the relocating party must notify the court and the non-relocating party…

Indiana Expungement – A Brief Explanation

In Indiana, under I.C. 35-38-9 https://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2015/ic/titles/035/articles/038/chapters/009/ an individual convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony may have their entire criminal history expunged.  Generally speaking (some exceptions do apply) to be eligible for expungement of a misdemeanor conviction,  five (5) years must have elapsed since your last conviction,  there are no pending…

Indiana Child Support Guidelines – Updated

Recently, the Indiana Child Support Guidelines (“IPTG”) http://www.in.gov/judiciary/rules/child_support/ were updated.  Some of the changes were necessary to comply with the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).   One of the biggest changes has to do with health insurance.  In the past, courts could (or did) order parents to cover their children if the insurance…

Expungement – Jerrell Key v. State of Indiana

On December 15, 2015, the Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the denial of Jerrell Key’s Verified Petition for Expungement.  This was a big victory for Mr. Key and for Bandemer Law, LLC.  As a bit of history, on March 11, 2015, Mr. Key filed a verified petition for expungement…