Parenting can be challenging in the best of times. Coparenting from different households presents additional challenges, which increase significantly when you add a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. Coparenting in Indiana in a pandemic has had many living those challenges. By anticipating and learning how to resolve differences or concerns, […]
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Indiana Court of Appeals Rules on Post-Dissolution Domestic Relations Decree Concerning Ownership of “529 Accounts”
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in a post-dissolution divorce case concerning the trial court’s post-dissolution decree that the husband’s pre-petition “529 accounts,” which are tax-advantaged college savings accounts authorized by 26 U.S.C. § 529, be combined with the wife’s separate “529 accounts” into a single, jointly […]
Indiana Law and Cohabitation
What happens in the case where an unmarried couple that lives together ultimately breaks up where one party pays the majority of expenses? Can the party paying those expenses recover from their former partner? Indiana does not recognize common law marriage between parties who live together; however, Indiana does recognize […]