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COA Affirms Denial of Mother’s Premature Motion to Modify Child Custody - Family Law News

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Posted on: Jul 29, 2020

From the Indiana Lawyer:

Mother moved to modify custody of her two children after the fact-finding hearing, but before the court had entered a decree of dissolution. Mother's motion was ultimately denied by the trial court, noting in its decision that, “Mother did not even wait to see what the Court decided before deciding there needed to be a change.” The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed, disagreeing with Mother's assertions that the trial court’s order does not sufficiently identify a valid basis for its decision to deny her motion for modification and that the evidence does not support the court’s judgment. Read more.

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