Family Law Section

November 17, 2015
Overview of the Major Changes to the Indiana Child Support Guidelines

A brief overview of the major changes to the Indiana Child Support Guidelines is included in this post, as well as some information gleaned from the Family Law Section Fall Open Meeting held on November 17, 2015.

November 9, 2015
2015 Revisions to the Indiana Child Support Guidelines

The Indiana Supreme Court has issued its 2015 revisions to the Indiana Child Support Guidelines. Click here to view the new guidelines.

November 2, 2015
What is the Six Percent Rule?

Many court orders and most agreements between the parties reference that the custodial parent pay the "six percent rule". Find out the rationale and calculations behind the rule in this post.

October 29, 2015
Can You or Should You Record Your Children's Telephone Calls in Indiana?

The Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines provide for parents and children to have reasonable phone access to each other. But what if the other parent has concerns for the child's well-being related to such communications?

October 19, 2015
Can the Court Award Fees, Should the Court Award Fees and How Much Fees Should the Court Award?

Check out this post by Richard A. Mann to learn about the statutes under which a court can award attorneys' fees, rulings that help determine if they should, and a calculator to figure out how much should be awarded.

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The purpose of the Family Law section is to promote the objectives of the Association within the field of family law. To fulfill its purpose, the section, among other activities, shall act as liaison between its members, the judiciary and the Association; study and report upon proposed, necessary and desirable legislation; encourage members of the Association interested in family law issues to meet and confer through this section; promote the legal education of members of the Bar and the public concerning family law issues through the sponsoring of CLE and other seminars, meetings, and by preparing and publishing legal writings in the field of family law.
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A Message from the Section Chair

“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Family Law section. As the 2015 chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section, whether that means attending our educational programming, networking with colleagues at a social event or volunteering for service on the section's executive committee.”

Christopher Barrows - 2015 Family Law Section Chair - Barrows Legal Group LLC